Musée Volti


Displays voluptuous bronzes by Villefranche sculptor Antoniucci Volti (1915–89).

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Nearby Villefranche-sur-Mer attractions

1. La Citadelle

0.04 MILES

Villefranche's imposing citadel is worth visiting for its impressive architecture. Built by the duke of Savoy between 1554 and 1559 to defend the gulf,…

2. Chapelle St-Pierre


Villefranche was a favourite of Jean Cocteau (1889–1963), who sought solace here in 1924 after the death of his companion Raymond Radiguet. Several years…

3. Plage de Passable

0.93 MILES

On the peninsula's western side, this part-public, part-private beach is especially popular in late afternoon as a place to watch the sunset.

4. Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

0.96 MILES

An over-the-top, belle-époque confection, this villa was commissioned by Baroness Béatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild in 1912. She was an avid art collector…

5. Plage des Fourmis

0.97 MILES

Backed by palm trees, this clean, centrally located beach with gentle waves is a quintessential Beaulieu destination.

6. Tennis Club de Beaulieu

1.03 MILES

This prestigious tennis club, founded at the turn of the 20th century, hosts numerous events on its eight clay courts, including a riveting ITF…

7. Villa Grecque Kérylos

1.16 MILES

This magnificent dwelling is a reproduction of a 1st-century Athenian villa, complete with baths, stunning mosaic floors and furniture such as dining…

8. L'Olivaie

1.29 MILES

Filled with ancient olive trees, this public park is a relaxing spot to take a break.