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Address: 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
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Lovely Working Harbor

Lovely harbor with a mixture of boats. There's not a lot going on, but it's still a pleasant walk and nice to sit and admire the different types of boats that are moored there.

Reviewed 9 March 2017
Go4Red
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Huntsville, Alabama

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Huntsville, Alabama
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136 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Lovely harbor with a mixture of boats. There's not a lot going on, but it's still a pleasant walk and nice to sit and admire the different types of boats that are moored there.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

It makes for a lovely stroll, while you're on the côté D'Azur to visit the harbor in Villefranche. The fishermen pull into the harbour with their catch, you can buy it straight off the dock.

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Seattle, Washington
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

There are 2 ports in Villefranche - the most commonly visited is close to the train station adorned with the traditional old yellow, pink, orange buildings with restaurants lining the waterfront. This is the idyllic setting and shouldn't be missed. Old town sits right above the boardwalk. The other port to visit is a short walk along the cement/rock walkways... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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174 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

It's so local far away from the big Yatch that you se in other places on the Riviera. calm and relaxing.

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Rochester, New York
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230 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

A nice harbor which I just love eating breakfast and dinner at while in Villefranche. No need to rush, just take things slow and appreciate the french way of life. Many restaurants to choose from you cant go too wrong with any of them.

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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593 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 338 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We visited Villefranche on our recent cruise and thought it was a beautiful little town. The harbour area is stunning, the road is lined with small bars, cafes and restaurants and the harbour is filled with small boats and yachts. The buildings climb up the hillside behind the harbour and are typical French "shabby chic"

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Thank Linda A
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This harbour is very typical of a small french harbour. Its pretty quite at least is was when we were there in October 2016. Its probably better in the Summer.

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We visited as part of a cruise and would certainly go back. It was beautiful, friendly and full of cafes and shops. Highly recommended

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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388 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Another perfect place for a stroll along the port . Restaurants and cafes and a stunning view of the port , fishing boats , yachts and ships , and the bay of coarse .

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Channel Islands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We spent a pleasant hour strolling the harbour, people watching and admiring the boats, fantastic views.

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