Discover the French Riviera

The Vauban, hotel with sea view in Villefranche-sur-Mer, is ideally located for exploring the wonders of the French Riviera. Your accommodation is less than 15 minutes from Nice city center and the Promenade des Anglais. Take advantage of your stay to go to Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat peninsula with some jewelry not to be missed. Treat yourself to an excursion to the Principality of Monaco, and a visit to its famous oceanographic museum.

Visit Villefranche-sur-Mer

A seaside resort emblematic of the French Riviera, Villefranche-sur-Mer benefits from serious assets: the old town and the basilica of the sixteenth century dominate the bay of Villefranche-sur-Mer, one of the most beautiful on the Mediterranean coast. By the sea, the terraces of cafes and restaurants are numerous as well as pleasant. The small fishing port, still typical, is cohabiting fishermen, you will see evolve early in the morning, and cruise passengers, who offer you to embark to discover the Côte d'Azur by the sea. Another curiosity of the city, the Saint-Pierre chapel, which houses frescoes by Jean Cocteau, a personality associated with Villefranche-sur-Mer.

The peninsula of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

Right next to Villefranche-sur-Mer, the peninsula of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat is a real nugget of the Mediterranean coast. The landscapes it offers are breathtaking, its beaches paradise. For nothing to miss, a tour of the peninsula hiking is ideal. Discover also the sumptuous residences of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat starting with luxurious villa Ephrussi-de-Rothschild, its masterpieces, its gardens ... The tour of the peninsula by boat, from the port from Villefranche-sur-Mer is also a nice idea of outing!

Nice and its old city

By staying in Villefranche-sur-Mer, you will be in the immediate vicinity of Nice, capital of the Alpes-Maritimes, famous for its Promenade des Anglais, one of the most famous avenues in the world, its luxury shops, but also for its old town . Old Nice is the heart of the city. Living both during the day and in the evening, the area is full of boutiques, cafes, restaurants and nightlife venues popular with tourists and locals alike. It is also a place of culture and architecture ... Old Nice is a must for your stay on the French Riviera.

The Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

Less than 30 minutes by car from your charming hotel in Villefranche-sur-Mer, the Principality of Monaco, its casinos, yachts and luxury cars, its princely palace. Landmark of the international jet-set, Le Rocher is also home to the Oceanographic Institute Albert I Foundation, launched in the early twentieth century and pursuing since the motto "know, love and protect". The oceanographic museum offers remarkable aquariums with Mediterranean and tropical species, and a space dedicated to sea turtles.


Villefranche vous propose la location de vélos électriques, une gare sncf, trainline, qui vous amènera sur Monaco, Nice ou si vous préférez, le bus.

location vélo la gare         



 BUS 15 nice /saint jean cap ferrat

           607 nice / monaco