There is a vibrant international local community has been to this day a favorite haunt of celebrities and jet-setters. The limited number of tourist hotels helps it remain rather privileged and exclusive to reconnect with simple beauty of the yacht-filled port, azure water that the French Riviera is so famous for and the surrounding mountains.
Along the harbor in the old town are stoned buildings splashed with color. One stands out with the words “Welcome” on it. The Welcome Hotel is a boutique style hotel that retains a relaxed atmosphere. Maintaining the old-world charm of a seafaring impression, the 4-star establishment can boast having numerous stars stay behind its stone walls.
It is just one of those places that one wishes that the walls of this 35 room hotel could talk. Celebrities from Great Garbo to Catherine Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas have graced its lobby and idyllic Boat Cabin Suite.
While Catherine was in Villefranche, of all the handbags in her vast collection, she chose the authentic Louis Vuitton Palermo GM Handbag to carry by her side. The Palermo is a more than multi-purpose bag offers a stylish look and practicable space that is nothing short of huge to hold everything.
Take it to work, a sporting event or on vacation. Crafted in the iconic LV monogram canvas, it will outlast other shoppers by withstanding the hot, cold and even rainy weather to remain in a pristine condition. The frame and styling of this LV shopper is a timeless classic too.
Pliable pleats and natural cowhide leather trimmings compliment its frame. It contains two adjustable leather handles and a removable shoulder strap that can change its look with ease.
Buckles, studs set against an attached “fleur de lis” like pattern trim, and the top zipper closure with its stunning engraved "LV" charm pull are all featured in stunning golden brass hardware.