During the Nice Carnival, the neighboring city of Villefranche sur Mer organizes its own parade in an original way : the Combat Naval Fleuri created at the beginning of the XXth century is the equivalent of the Battle of Flowers in Nice.

Come and see the Naval Combat in Villefranche / Mer (Alpes Maritimes)

It is realized thanks to the sharp points (boats typically Mediterranean) decorated beautifully with flowers and more particularly of mimosa. The Naval Fleuri Combat attracts many spectators every year, do not hesitate to come in advance and by train.

Bataille Fleurs Villefranche 1
Bataille Fleurs Villefranche 2
Bataille Fleurs Villefranche 3
Bataille Fleurs Villefranche 6
Bataille Fleurs Villefranche 4
Bataille Fleurs Villefranche 5
Bataille Fleurs Villefranche 7
Bataille Fleurs Villefranche 8
Bataille Fleurs Villefranche 9

The naval battle of Villefranche sur Mer in figures

  • About fifteen pointed men participate in naval combat.
  • Approximately 8,000 spectators each year.
  • Villefranche Tourist office : 04 93 01 73 68.
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