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Plage des Marinières, Villefranche-sur-Mer
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Plage de la Darse, Villefranche-sur-Mer
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The glittering bay of Villefranche-sur-Mer is one of the world's most majestic sights and there's no better way to appreciate it than from one of the town's beaches. Unlike most other Riviera coastal towns, there are no private beaches in Villefranche-sur-Mer. The entire beachfront is free and open to the public.

Plage des Marinières

When locals talk about going to the beach in Villefranche, Marinieres is what they mean. It's everyone's favorite spot for a picnic and is one of the Riviera's best beaches. Find out more about Plage des Marinieres.

Plage de l'Ange Gardien

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At the far end of the beach (keep walking past the parking) is the charmingly-named Plage de l'Ange Gardien (Gardian Angel beach) that provides a somewhat more tranquil experience than the Plage des Marinières. A portion of this cove is authorized for pet owners accompanied by their dogs.

Plage de la Darse

The other beach in Villefranche is a much different experience. Plage de la Darse is at the western end of the bay next to the Port Royal de la Darce. Although it's a snap for boat owners docked at the Port to visit, other visitors are best advised to go by foot or bike from central Villefranche as there's no parking whatsoever. This tranquil beach has a beautiful setting but is not heavily frequented mainly because it's composed of large and sometimes pointed rocks. Rubber footwear is essential. There's a beach shower but no other facilities, snackbars or lifeguards.

 

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