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Les Musees de La Citadelle

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Address: Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
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Volti Museum is Fantastic

We visited three museums at the Citadel and thought the Volti Museum was beyond fantastic. The ancient stone walls and rooms were the perfect backdrop for the simple bronze... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Huntsville, Alabama

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited three museums at the Citadel and thought the Volti Museum was beyond fantastic. The ancient stone walls and rooms were the perfect backdrop for the simple bronze sculptures of Volti. It was beautiful to see such a perfect marriage of old rough stone architecture and sculpture. I loved this museum, it was the highlight of our day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Went to the Citadelle and 3 Museums during a drastic winter downpour but it all added to the experience. The Volti exhibit is breathtaking especially arranged in the adjoining stone caves. Admission is free to all museums. Walk around the grounds, there is a hidden little tiled roof hut that has amazing views of both Villefranche ports. If you walk... More 

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Burlington, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had dinner three nights in a row. Excellent food. Great service and comfortable ambience. Highly recommend.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Interesting collection of artifacts, spent a pleasant hour just wandering around with the other tourists.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

All the museums and exhibitions inside the La Citadel are free of cost. We had a good time checking out all the exhibitions and the quality of art exhibited was really superior. Must visit in case you are an art lover and have free time on hand.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

If you are staying in VilleFranche go to the tourist office and do the guided tour they offer on a Friday morning. It is 1.5 hours & costs 5 euros each. You get a guided tour of the area ,the Citadel which included the museum with the Volti sculptures. It was a fantastic tour & our knowledgable guide Amber could... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

We were looking forward to seeing the works of art but were not allowed entrance into the museums because they were preparing for a private event. We then decided to have a walk around the gardens of the Citadelle but were asked to leave by an official who was locking the gates half an hour before the published closing time.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Interesting ...we have a lot of time, if I did not this wouldn't be a priority. Villefranche sur mer is a lovely village.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

You can easily spend an hour or two wandering around looking at the interesting sculptures, art gallery, views and various other interesting places within the citadel. Definitely worth a visit if in the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

We love this imposing structure and its repurposed use. The sculptures and garden are beautiful. The views,stunning! It would be wonderful to attend the outdoor concerts there in season.Very much worth a visit.

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