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Cruises to Villefranche

Villefranche is an enchanting example of the French Riviera's allure that's nestled a mere 6km east of Nice. Stroll along the Old Harbour for majestic views of the Mediterranean. Saint Michael's Church houses many incredible artworks and an 18th-century organ constructed by the Grinda Brothers. Relax on one of the local beaches or trek up to the Fort Du Mont Alban, a 16th-century structure overlooking the city. For some subterranean scenery, head to the Rue Obscure under the city or the prehistoric archeological site at Grotte du Lazaret.


  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Villefranche. Ship will ANCHOR OFFSHORE at this port.
  • Time Zone
    CST (Central European Time) UTC/GMT + 2 hours
  • Language
    In Villefranche, the local language spoken is French.
  • Currency & Shopping
    The local currency is the Euro.
    • Famous For
      The Old Harbour was built in the 17th-century and offers picturesque waterfront views of the yacht-filled marina and the Mediterranean.
    • Fun Fact #1
      One of France’s prehistoric cave sites, Grotte du Lazaret, is located just west of Villenfranche on the way to Nice.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Bouillabaisse is a delicious seafood stew that originates from the Provençal region of Southern France.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      The local Villa Nellcote was where the Rolling Stones recorded their 1972 album Exile on Main St.

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15-Day Greek Isles, Italy & France: European Jewels

15-Day Greek Isles, Italy & France: European Jewels

Enjoy incredible views at the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. | Cruise on Norwegian Star, recently upgraded in 2018.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK London (Southampton) (England);
Paris (Le Havre) (France); Barcelona (Spain); Villefranche (France); Florence/Pisa (Livorno) (Italy); Rome (Civitavecchia) (Italy); Naples (Italy); Mykonos (Greece); Rhodes (Greece); Kusadasi (Turkey); Santorini (Greece);
DISEMBARK Athens (Piraeus) (Greece);
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