Villefranche-sur-Mer Apartment Rental Photos and Description
Large studio with separate shower-room, sleeps 2
Superbly located above the famous bay of Villefranche, the studio is within walking distance to the beach and Villefranche itself with its many shops & restaurants. The property boasts a large planted, south facing terrace, sloping towards the unique view over the bay towards Cap Ferrat & the sea. The modern kitchen is fully equipped. In addition to a dining table inside, there is a seating area for 4 and outside two more dining tables for 4 persons. The flat is southfacing and very sunny and warm in the winter. The flat is on the ground floor of this elegant apartment building and has its own attributed parking space close to the entrance of the building. The pool has the same stunning seaviews.
Infrastructure and Public transport: Public transport is very good in the region. The apartment is close to the old town, where you can find all daily essentials: very good butchers, bakeries, fishmonger, little supermarket, wine shop, flower shop, newsagent, etc, as well as a multitude of restaurants and cafes. There is a bus to Nice bus terminal from nearby several times an hour all day long. From there you can connect to a vast network of regional buses, ie. St Paul de Vence, Biot, the mountains behind Nice, La Turbie etc. Villefranche also has a train station with several trains an hour to Monaco or on to Italy, and the other way to Nice, Cannes or Antibes. There are several taxi companies available in the village. There are two car rental agencies where you can rent on short notice a car for any length of time.
Walking - Culture - Museums: There are many walks in the area, for example around Cap Ferrat, approx 1.5 hours. The walk to Beaulieu sur is approx 20 minutes. The area on the coast behind Villefranche is immediately quite mountainous and there are many trails which can be explored or hikes to be done with guides, both in summer and winter season. There are many museums and cultural institutions in the area, based on the rich cultural heritage of theregion (Nice: Museum of Modern Art, Matisse Museum, Chagall Museum; St. Paul de Vence: Foundation Maeght; Antibes: Picasso Museum; various Chapels with murals from Cocteau; St. Jean: Villa Ephrussi Rothschild, Villa Kerylos, many seasonal art exhibitions and festivals). The local tourist office has up to date information on all of this. There is also a Zoo on Cap Ferrat.
Water sports: There are many brokers locally who offer boats (sailing or motor) for rent, daily and long term, with or without skipper. Several places offer watersports such a water-skiing, wake boarding, pedalos, kite surfing or fun trips for children on plastic floaters. The beaches of Villefranche, and also La Petite Afrique and La Baie des Bourmis in Beaulieu all offer sun-bed rentals, full restaurant service, shower, changing rooms, water ski, wakeboarding, windsurfing etc. The Beaches of Eze, Nice and St. Jean Cap Ferrat are only minutes drive away
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- not suitable for children
- pets considered
Guestbook comments from the owner
'The most beautiful spot on the french Riviera' - Kate, Chicago.
'Best holiday ever: sea and beach, sightseeing, walking and gastronomic feasts - what more can you ask?' Alison, Glasgow.
'Most beautiful and tastefully decorated property, thank you very much, we so enjoyed our holiday' - Sharon, Rome