Tourist Offices

Villefranche sur Mer Tourist Office

Jardin François Binon 06230 Villefranche sur Mer Tel: +33 (0)4 93 01 73 68


http://www.villefranche-sur-mer.fr/tourisme/

Useful Numbers

MAIRIE (Town Hall) 9 Avenue Georges Clemenceau Tel: 04 93 76 33 33 Fax: 04 93 76 33 28

COMMISSARIAT DE POLICE (Police Station) 9 Avenue Gallieni Tel : 04 93 76 30 80 ou 17

POLICE MUNICIPALE (Local Police) 14 Avenue Maréchal Foch Tel : 04 93 76 33 42 Fax: 04 93 85 26 29

SAPEURS POMPIERS (Fire Station and Accidents) Tel: 18

SAMU (Emergency) Tel: 15

PHARMACIE DE GARDE (Pharmacy opened on Sundays and Holidays) Tel: 32 37

POST OFFICE 6 Avenue Albert 1er Tel : 04 93 76 49 09 ou 36 31

TOURIST OFFICE Jardin François Binon Tel : 04 93 01 73 68 Fax : 04 93 76 63 65 http://www.villefranche-sur-mer.com/


Events

Nice Jazz Festival

Each the annual Nice Jazz Festival takes place in and around Nice. The town is alive with music and dancing and there are always some amazing artists featured. The advice is to buy your tickets early for this great South of France Summer event. 


http://www.nicejazzfestival.fr/fr/programmation

Nice Carnival

Welcome to one of the largest carnivals in the world which takes place in Nice each FebruaryThere are parades of amazing floats both day and night and the theme for the carnival changes each year. If you are here in February then this is a MUST see.  For more information and to book tickets visit the website.


http://www.nicecarnaval.com/en/index.php

Markets

Cours Saleya Market

Address: Cours Saleya 06300 Nice

 

Real Mediterranean market, the Cours Saleya offers local products that come truly from the hinterland of Nice. The atmosphere is enlivened by the joy of living of the people of the south, colors and fragrances will embellish your day.

 

Open Tuesday to Sunday from 6am to 1pm.


Places to visit

The Citadel of Villefranche-Sur-Mer

Sitting above the coastal town of Villefranche sur Mer the Citadel dates from the 1500's. Used as a fort in several wars, the building now houses various administrative offices.


http://www.villefranche-sur-mer.com/pages/tourisme/decouverte_villefranche/historique/patrimoine/contenu_patrimoine_citadelle.htm

Chapelle de Saint Pierre des Pecheurs

Of cultural significance, this chapel is decorated with the works of artist Jean Cocteau. Each of Cocteau's surrealist works is explained in English. There is a small entry fee. Opening hours vary, please see the website for more details.


http://www.villefranche-sur-mer.com/pages/tourisme/decouverte_villefranche/historique/patrimoine/contenu_patrimoine_chapelle.htm

Restaurants

Restaurant La Tavola

Tel:+33(0)9 51 13 52 55 Tucked away in the backstreets, menu is Italian in theme. Prices: Low


La Belle Etoile

Tel:+33(0)4 97 08 09 41 Local Provencal cuisine, close to the port. Prices: Medium


http://www.labelleetoile-villefranche.com

Le Cosmo

Tel. :+33(0)4 93 01 84 05 Brassiere style menus with something to suit all tastes. Prices: Medium


http://www.restaurant-lecosmo.fr/