|Umbrellas on the Beach in Villefranche-sur-Mer|
|The Pebbly Beach in Nice|
The main beach in Villefranche-sur-Mer, Plage des Marinières, is on the north side of the bay below the train station. The many restaurants and shops of the old town are only a short walk away along the quay.
|Plages des Marinières, Villefranche-sur-Mer|
This Veolia boat was cleaning debris from the water with its large nets. Under a cascade of bougainvillea, the sign proclaims the good quality of the water for swimmers, eau de bonne qualité.
|Veolia Water Cleaning Boat|
One section of the beach is sectioned off with nets to protect swimmers from jellyfish.
While I appreciated the beauty of jellyfish at the aquarium in Monaco, I wouldn't want to encounter one of the stingers while swimming!
The beach is also a 'No Smoking' zone.
|No Smoking Zone|
With such a beautiful setting it's no wonder local families make use of the beach until sunset.
|Sunset at the Beach|
Evening in Villefranche-sur-Mer