Villefranche-Sur-Mer, France, is one of the more charming fishing villages on the Riviera. It has remained relatively unspoiled considering that it serves as a port for cruise ships.
A warren of tiny, medieval streets lined with shops, restaurants and art galleries as well as a 16th-century citadel, Villefranche-Sur-Mer also boasts a covered medieval street called the Rue Obscure, which once hid the town's inhabitants from pirates.
Visitors can hop aboard one of the tourist trains for an overview of the town or walk along the beach to the main rail station for a quick trip into Nice.
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