Villefranche-sur-Mer is a
picturesque town between Nice and Monaco and the
Italian border. Eze is a town on the high road to
Monaco. In the past Villefranche was an active fishing
village which has given way to much more upscale life
style that the Côte d'Azur provides. Private
yachts and pleasure vessels moor in the harbor. View
property has attracted the rich and famous including
the houses of Somerset Maugham and the Baroness
Ephrussi de Rothchild who lived on the opposite side
of the harbor near Cape Ferrat.
Harbor side restaurants
still serve up stunning menus of fish, mussels, and
clams. The beach wraps around the end of the harbors
warm blue waters.