French Riviera - Villefranche Explodes! Bastille fireworks!

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Villefranche Explodes! Bastille fireworks!

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(51 reviews)
Villefranche Sur Mer, French Riviera, France
60 mins

About the tour

Join Tim on a one time only tour as the Jewel Of The Riviera explodes to life with Bastille celebrations. A night time tour of the 16th Century village in party mode complete with a grand ball and ending with a fantastic firework display across the bay of Villefranche.

Meet Tim Fountain

Tim Fountain

Tim is a writer and performer who has lived near Nice, France for the past fifteen years. He has written successful plays about people like Quentin Crisp and Julie Burchill. His books include Rude Britannia, a tour of the Highways and Bi Ways of British Sex. He has also written a biography of Quentin Crisp and a highly successful book on playwriting. He regularly Vlogs about life on the French Riviera and is fascinated by tales of this magical stretch of coastline, often dubbed ‘a sunny place for shady people.’

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to French Riviera with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 60 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from French Riviera. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Adrian H.

22 July 2021

Tim is always fun and fireworks are always fun. But we also had a tour before and after around the town. He found the perfect viewing spot. He will never run out of stories love his take on life in general. It would’ve been a wonderful tour with or without fireworks

David and Wendy h.

17 July 2021

We watched this tour as a family and all thoroughly enjoyed it. Tim is very entertaining and informative.

Faith 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🌅 M.

15 July 2021

Fantastic tour with Tim. Amazing to see the fireworks. Was a great night spent virtually in villefranche.... Perfect!

Mary B.

15 July 2021

Lovely relaxing evening and excellent view of the fireworks

Denise M.

15 July 2021

Was an excellent guide

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