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campus - Laboratoire d'Océanographie de Villefranche-sur-Mer
Unité Mixte de Recherche 7093 – CNRS/UPMC





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Villefranche-sur-Mer is located between Nice and the Principality of Monaco.

Directions to the Laboratoire d'Océanographie de Villefranche:

  • By bus from the airport: There is a bus service between the Aéroport International Nice-Côte d’Azur (Nice-Côte d’Azur International Airport) and Villefranche-sur-Mer (15 km). There are also buses to Nice and Nice’s main train station, Gare de Nice.
  • By train: There are direct lines between the train stations in Villefranche-sur-Mer, Nice and major French and European towns.
  • By car: Follow Highway A8 and take the exit “Nice – Promenade des Anglais” and then continue adjacent to the sea in the direction on Monaco or continue on Highway A8 until the “Nice Est” exit, then take the direction for the Nice Port and finally the “basse corniche” in the direction of Monaco.

LOV is spread amongst the 4 main buildings of the Observatoire Océanologique: “la corderie” (where ship rope/lines were made), “la vielle forge” (the old smithy), “le batiment des galeriens” (the building where the galley slaves were housed), and “le batiment Jean Maetz” (Jean Metz building).

LOV - 11/10/11