Nice Cruise via Villefranche sur Mer

Cruise to Villefranche sur Mer, France | MSC Cruises
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Villefranche-sur-mer is on the far side of Mont Alban from Nice.

You can enjoy a shore excursion here while your MSC cruise ship lies at anchor in its beautiful bay: the old town, with its fishing boats, sixteenth-century citadel and the covered medieval rue Obscure running beneath the houses, is a charming place to while away an afternoon. Villefranche’s tiny harbour is overlooked by the medieval Chapelle de St-Pierre, decorated by Jean Cocteau in 1957 in shades he described as “ghosts of colours”.
The drawings portray scenes from the life of St Peter and homages to the women of Villefranche and the gypsies. The chapel is used just once a year, on June 29, when fishermen celebrate the feast day of St Peter and St Paul with a Mass.
MSC Mediterranean cruises also offer excursions to Nice, a city with mementos from its time as a Roman regional capital, and earlier still, when it was founded by the Greeks. The old town’s real magnet is cours Saleya and the adjacent place Pierre-Gautier and place Charles-Félix. These wide-open, sunlit spaces – fringed with grandiloquent municipal

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NICE & EZE
  • Category: CITY TOUR
  • Duration: 4.5 hour(s)
  • Code: VHF07
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THE JEWELS OF MONACO & MONTECARLO
  • Category: CULTURE AND HISTORY
  • Duration: 4.5 hour(s)
  • Code: VHF08
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MONACO, MONTE CARLO & ÈZE
  • Category: CITY TOUR
  • Duration: 6 hour(s)
  • Code: VHF09
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SAINT-PAUL-DE-VENCE & SIGHTSEEING TOUR OF NICE
  • Category: CITY TOUR
  • Duration: 4.5 hour(s)
  • Code: VHF10
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NICE & EZE
  • Category: CITY TOUR
  • Duration: 4.5 hour(s)
  • Code: VHF01
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THE JEWELS OF MONACO & MONTECARLO
  • Category: CULTURE AND HISTORY
  • Duration: 4.5 hour(s)
  • Code: VHF04
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MONACO, MONTE CARLO & ÈZE
  • Category: CITY TOUR
  • Duration: 6 hour(s)
  • Code: VHF05
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SAINT-PAUL-DE-VENCE & SIGHTSEEING TOUR OF NICE
  • Category: CITY TOUR
  • Duration: 4.5 hour(s)
  • Code: VHF06
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