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Address: Col du Villefranche | commune de Nice, 06000 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
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Amazing Views

Our tour guide Ingrid drove us up here, and the views are simply stunning. Overlooking Nice and the port, the views are even better than those on Castle Hill. Highly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide Ingrid drove us up here, and the views are simply stunning. Overlooking Nice and the port, the views are even better than those on Castle Hill. Highly recommended especially on a clear blue day.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the hike up - great views… Make sure you have your camera up on top with you … Depending on the season dress up…

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Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

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 9 November 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
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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