The French Riviera Sights

Rue Obscure

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  • Villefranche-sur-Mer
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Running parallel to the waterfront, the extraordinary 14th-century Rue Obscure (literally, "Dark Street") is entirely covered by vaulted arcades; it sheltered the people of Villefranche when the Germans fired their parting shots—an artillery bombardment—near the end of World War II.

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Rue Obscure, Villefranche-sur-Mer, 06230, France

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