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Les Musees de La Citadelle

Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
+33 4 93 01 73 68
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Some of the best views ever -- and free of charge!

We arrived in Monaco as part of a Mediterranean cruise. I had read in a tour guide that... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2013
Phoenix, AZ
Impressive indeed

We loved wandering about La Citadelle... no charge to do so... and it brings visions of ancient... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2013
Livingston, Montana
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Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
+33 4 93 01 73 68

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Reviewed 23 July 2013

We arrived in Monaco as part of a Mediterranean cruise. I had read in a tour guide that Villefranche-sur-Mer was one of the most picturesque spots on the Mediterranean -- so we decided to take the train from Monaco and spend most of the day....More

3  Thank PhxTravels
Reviewed 3 July 2013

We loved wandering about La Citadelle... no charge to do so... and it brings visions of ancient days to mind... a great place to daydream awhile. While we were here, we also came upon a semi-circle of the most beautiful blue-flowering trees on the Citadelle...More

1  Thank Heanyjw
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Always a pleasure to return to Villefranche and visit the Citidal, the gardens and the museums here. No cost to get in and wander through the old fort. Stunning views over the upmarket resort and it has an open air theatre/cinema screen as well. Take...More

1  Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 19 May 2013

visited many times, but always return as views over Villefranche and its harbours are wonderful. Musees always very interesting and varied, and this year there is a beautiful garden below the walls of the fort and an open air theatre.

Thank Harvey81
Reviewed 2 May 2013

Lovely view over villefranche and once inside there are several different museums and beautiful gardens. Free admission.

Thank jillicious
Reviewed 16 March 2013

The citadel itself is lovely to see but not worth going for on its own - I didn't go into the museum. The view out to sea, however, is stunning.

Thank TheBob623
Reviewed 13 December 2012

Strolling around Villfranche sur Mer, we walked into the fortress and found the wonderful Volti Museum. It is full of brilliant Sculptures cast in bronze and paintings, set in lovely old rooms and courtyards. I shall certainly look out for more work by this Artist.

Thank Bubaluyve
Reviewed 13 November 2012

an unexpected find full of beautiful sculptures so well laid out and touchable which was nice we spent about 1.1/2 hours in this castle and found it a worth while experience

Thank D-J-L527
Reviewed 31 October 2012

There are four museums in the complex plus the town hall and a congress room. The Musee Volti was a fantastic find. There are many of his works of the female form cast in bronze and they are beautiful. Everything is free and you can...More

1  Thank JacLiz
Reviewed 17 September 2012

Wandered in after arriving in Villefranche-Sur-Mer. Wasn't really interested in the museums inside, was hoping the fort itself would be a cool attraction, which it really wasn't. Not much to see other than the actual walls, which you can see from the town. Not a...More

1  Thank gg47671
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