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Address: Col du Villefranche | commune de Nice, 06000 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
Phone Number: +33 4 92 00 41 90
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Loved the walk up and beautiful sights

Weather was picture perfect. We had a hard time at first locating the steps behind church that go up, up, up. Once we did we enjoyed the hike. The view from the top of fort was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Weather was picture perfect. We had a hard time at first locating the steps behind church that go up, up, up. Once we did we enjoyed the hike. The view from the top of fort was breathtaking. We took a different walk down through the trees. So quiet and not many tourist.

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Yorkshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Didn't explore the fort but did take the seaside walk with its stunning views over the town and bay.

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

The highlight of the visit is to walk the waterside path around the outside of the wall between the port and the old town.

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Bristol, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

I printed off a walk from the internet to take us up here - it was a fabulous trail, up the Escaliers Campo Quadro, but be warned, it's not for the faint hearted... took us the next 2 days to recover! I'm glad we did it, but next time I think we will take the 80 bus which I believe... More 

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Nice, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

A sweeping view of Ville Franche sur mer, which is split into 3 levels, bord de mer, which you see the most beautiful bay in the worl, Baie de Ville Franche sur mer, the Moyen corniche, and the grand corniche, then you see a peninsula called Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, where you see the magnificent pink villa belonging to the... More 

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Although you can drive to the fort, we always enjoy the short and easy hike up from Villefranche-sur-Mer. It takes about 35 minutes. The views of Villefranche, Cap Ferrat and the sea on the way up and from the fort are lovely. You can walk around the fort but can’t go inside. You also have limited but pleasant views of... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

You only have to look toward the mountain to see the Fort. It is not open to the public but the views of Nice are fantastic. Actually I like climbing from Villefranche and taking another path into Nice.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

This medieval military fort was an enjoyable stop for us. The views are spectacular all around so be sure to bring a camera. The views are soothing and quiet and you will feel like you want to linger for a while. You will see many miles away and other countries as well. There is a lot of hiking so a... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This is the best spot we found that overlooks the beautiful town of Ville Franche sur Mer. The views of the harbour are also very nice and the fact that this is a old fort is pretty cool. A must do while in the town.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

Amazing site of history in this picturesque seaside village. The area is beautiful and perfect for taking a leasurly stroll.

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