Apollinaire (1880 –1918) was a well-known French poet, writer and art critic. He was one of the first artists to represent a new movement of visual art and literature - surrealism. The goal of this movement was to rise above the normal vision of the world and to reach its essence.
Very little on the Côte d’Azur is undiscovered. The deep-water harbour is ideal for cruise ships and day-trippers are off-loaded en masse during the peak summer season. It gets busy. Nonetheless, Villefranche somehow manages to guard its small fishing village atmosphere.