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Col du Villefranche | commune de Nice, 06000 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Can’t go into the fort itself, but it is cool to look at from outside. However this place is all about the views looking out over Cap Ferrat and the Villefranche bay to the east, and you can also good views overlooking Nice to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

Worth a visit. Walked up was a long climb but definitely worth it for the all around view. Really quiet and no amenities.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Very surprised to find beautiful gardens inside the fort walls. Definitely worth walking around and visiting the museums.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lisat415
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

The view over Villefranche-sur-Mer and Nice is great but we could not get into the castle. We took an uber to get to the castle and walked down back to Villefranche-sur-Mer. That turned out to be a good idea because the climb up would not...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Egbert299
Reviewed March 26, 2018

A superb medieval fortress located on Col du Villfranche, with a splendid view to Vifranche and the whole region; for nice walks and to visit the castle Mont Alban.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Manuela L
Reviewed March 3, 2018

There is nice panorama from there as well as wile walkin gthere. And walking there is also some experience of 2000 steps.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I bought a couple of pastries in Villefranche so we could have breakfast at the fort. The climb was about 45 min. And it was steep. I’m 60 and it didn’t kill me and the views from the fort are worth it...Nice...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2017

On a ridge separating Nice from Villefranche, the Fort is immense and in a stunning setting, so well worth the effort to get there

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Douglas552
Reviewed November 6, 2017

Interesting old castle that dominates the harbour front. Well worth a walk round, and there are cafe's and shops to quench your thirst and appetite.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Stuart P
Reviewed October 18, 2017

Spent a very enjoyable few hours visiting this ancient fort. Spectacular views from the top or through the turrets of the old fort. Inside we found a very interesting showcase of the films that have been shot around the area.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Response from Jean N | Reviewed this property |
On peut visiter le fort uniquement en juillet - aout et septembre; sur réservation au centre du patrimoine de la ville de Nice. tel : +33 4 92 00 41 90 et son site internet dont malheureusement on ne peut pas donner ici le... More
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