Things to see and do - Villefranche-sur-Saône
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Villefranche an industrial and commercial city, is the capital of the Beaujolais region. Formerly, the market was held on the square in front of the church cobbled with flat stones called "calades" : the name "Caladois" is still used to designate the inhabitants of Villefranche.
Tourist attractions Villefranche-sur-Saône : Things to see and do
place des Marais F - 69400 Villefranche-sur-Saône
This square is lined with modern arched buildings and embellished with a fountain. At the corner of Nationale Street, there is an inscription which recalls the bestowing of the Villefranche Charter in 1260. Above, a ceramic decoration, representing P..
49 . Rue Roland F - 69400 Villefranche-sur-Saône
A heterogeneous church which has kept its 13C Romanesque church tower. Do not forget to admire the magnificent flamboyant facade (16C), its raised nave with a beautifully elaborated vault and a pretty 17C marble pulpit.
96 rue de la Sous-Préfecture F - 69400 Villefranche-sur-Saône
Nationale Street, the town's axis, is lined on both sides by dwellings built between the 15C and the 18C. A fee was paid for each toise (1.95 m aprox.) of facade width, thus their narrowness! Among these dwellings, observe the Renaissance style mansi..
96 Avenue de la Libération F - 69400 Villefranche-sur-Saône
Prix Prices from : 73 €
Ideally located in Villefranche-sur-Saône’s city centre, the Best Western Plaisance offers a privileged location from which guests can explore and enjoy the picturesque Beaujolais region. Rooms and suites at the Best Western Plaisance are individual..
21 Avenue Edouard Herriot F - 69400 Limas
Prix Prices from : 53 €
Situated in Limas in the Rhône-Alps Region, 25 km from Lyon, Hotel Ambiance features a seasonal outdoor pool and terrace. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free WiFi is offered and free private parking is available on site. Each room is fitte..
384 Boulevard Louis Blanc F - 69400 VILLEFRANCHE SUR SAONE
Close to Lyons, and in the heart of the Beaujolais capital, the Mercure Villefrance en Beaujolais Ici et Là hotel boasts stylish, contemporary architecture. It is a place for living and meeting, offering rooms that excite the senses. Ideal for your b..
384 boulevard Louis-Blanc F - 69400 Villefranche-sur-Saône
A chic and contemporary brasserie run by chefs Hervé Raphanael and Guy Lassausaie. Everything is homemade, from the appetisers to the desserts, and the menu changes every week. Vendace tartare with hazelnut oil, pot-roasted quail with 'early harvest'..
236 r. d'Anse F - 69400 Villefranche-sur-Saône
A warm, contemporary restaurant and a pleasant terrace in fine weather. The talented chef concocts subtle recipes, some of which reveal a distinctly southern twang. Undeniably delicious.
180 rue Georges Mangin F - 69400 Villefranche-sur-Saône
This sturdy 17C farmhouse has been renovated in a style that elegantly combines rusticity with contemporary detail. So while you are enjoying the classic fare, raise your eyes and admire the French coffered ceiling. Spacious, pleasant rooms for overn..