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Villefranche-sur-Mer Citadel

The WOW effect !! guaranteed for all your guests ...

Overlooking the bay of Villefranche-sur-Mer, one of the most beautiful in the world, the Citadel of Saint-Elme, listed as a historic monument, offers an exceptional, grandiose and historic setting for your events. Located in the heart of the city, the Citadel offers different spaces, interior and exterior, to organize seminars, team building, receptions, cocktails, concerts, screenings, exhibitions and all kinds of tailor-made events.

It is an extremely flexible, versatile place that can host small group events as well as large private or public events with a max. 2000 people in normal times. It offers guarantees in terms of security, access to the fortified enclosure being via the drawbridge.

These many assets will not leave your guests indifferent:

            * Its unique point of view on the Mediterranean Sea,

            * Its impregnable fortress architecture petrified in history,

            * Its exotic gardens dotted with works of art,

            * Its Théâtre de Verdure, a veritable open-air performance hall by the sea,

            * Its comfortable auditorium carved out of the rock.

The spaces of the Citadel, real showcases to the measure of your events:

Le Théatre de Verdure :  With its feet in the water, the open-air theater is an ideal site for outdoor receptions: dinners, concerts, parties, etc. Capacity to accommodate 500 people for a seated dinner, 1500 in concert mode. Stage of 180 m² 2 boxes, one with shower and toilet Tent assembly possible up to 450 m²

       Les Jardins :  The gardens are particularly suitable for cocktails.

       They are also an ideal complement for your organized events in the               open air theater or in the big top.

Le Chapiteau : Set up on the Place d'Armes with a view of the harbor, this fixed structure will offer you a privileged space for your dinners and evenings. It also offers an ideal fallback solution for your events in the green theater in case of rain. Heated marquee of 500 m² Up to 400 people for dinner 500 m² available around the marquee - tent extension possible up to 125 m² (not provided)

       L’auditorium : The old cistern of Fort Saint Elme, dug into the rock,

       has been completely refitted into a modern auditorium with perfect

       acoustics. It has all modern features and can accommodate up to

      160 people in session.

      Surface area: 450 m² - Stage 24 m² - Back stage: 16 m² - Audiovisual equipment

      Reception room: 50 m² - Disabled access - Ticket office - Toilets


Les Remparts : The northern rampart and its rampart, hidden wonders of the citadel are closed to the public as normal. However it is possible to reserve it for private events and in particular for incredible Team Building sessions. A real "Fort Boyard" dimension which will immerse participants in unforgettable adventures.

SOFT organize our professional event in Villefranche


Some concrete examples

Annual party for 550 pax, 2 days / 1 night

  • Organization of an annual corporate evening for 550 participants

  • Transport to Nice by plane, train and bus.

  • Accommodation in 4 * hotel in Nice

  • Private evening in the citadel of Villefranche sur Mer

  • Many culinary and artistic events.

October 2019 - Villefranche-sur-Mer & Nice

Another superb annual evening for all of our 550 employees and their spouses.

I want to thank the agency SOFT - South Of France Travel for the brilliance of its organization. Simple participant, I was amazed by the beauty of the site and the quality of the animations, See you next year for a new edition always more fun.

Éric, CEO.

This evening was an absolute success. The feedback is overwhelming and the positive messages crackle on our corporate social network. I look forward to seeing you again soon for a full debriefing of the event and considering what to do next. It now seems difficult to imagine imagining our events without you!

Marc, Managing Director

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