Les Musees de La Citadelle, Villefranche-sur-Mer

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Nature lovers from across the world, if on a trip near the Ville franche area, should definitely visit Les Musees de La Citadelle. The area is beautiful and the view looking out to the sea s stunning indeed. Also, you can enjoy your strolls in the gardens. The entry to the gardens is free, so enjoying the beauty of nature and soaking in it is not at all a problem. The trip to the museum and the open-air theatre is lovely too. Also, you will enjoy the fort and the garden below it. The sculptures in bronze in the museum are worth a visit. PutLes Musees de La Citadelle into our Villefranche-sur-Mer trip website and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • This place is a rare gem. It is free, historically interesting (from Savoy to WWII) and packed with several free museums, including the Volti which I liked a lot. There is some homogeneity to the...  more »
  • We were diverted from Marseille and decided to just go for a wander and see what was about. Woo hoo for this museum. I had not heard of Volti so this was a beautiful surprise. Best viewed without...  more »
  • Free admission and large collection of sculpture and paintings. Quite enjoyable.
  • I have visited many museums on Cote D'Azur (Matisse, Chagall (Nice), Picasso (Antibes) and this one of Volti has been by far the best. Small, intimate, with so much beauty and in a beautiful setting. Plus entrance free. Thank you!

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