One of the most popular cruise destinations in France is Villefranche. This interesting town is a port that is great for cruise travellers who want to experience the wonderful French Riviera. Villefranche has a deep water port where yachts and other marine vessels have been docking for hundreds of years. The town certainly has a colourful history. Even the Romans and the Greeks once used the town’s port. Cruise travellers will definitely enjoy Villefranche for its proximity to popular resort destinations on the French Riviera including Nice and Cannes.Villefranche is known as one of the most beautiful resort destinations in the world. The town boasts splendid beaches, clear blue waters, and tall palm trees. Villefranche also features the striking juxtaposition of a city against the town’s green sided mountains.One of the highlights of a cruise holiday to Villefranche is going on sightseeing tours around the area. Visiting the Villefranche sur Mer, holidaymakers will enjoy exploring medieval structures. The nearby Cote d’Azur is known for its playful quality. Cruise travellers can also enjoy the area’s museums and other natural features.Other highlights include The Citadel; the Antibes and the Cap d’Antibes, Juan les Pins, and St. Jean Cap Ferrat. Juan les Pins is a little harbour where cruise travellers can enjoy beaches and forests. Also, cruise travellers should definitely try one of the memorable walking tours around Villefranche’s town centre.If you are going on a cruise in France and are not a EU national, you will most probably need a short stay Schengen visa. With a Schengen visa, you can travel across member countries freely, including France. The Schengen visa will allow you stay in any member country for 90 days. These visas are issued for vacations, business travel, and for visiting family.