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charming artistic old Vence

Vence is a really easy viby especially in Summer with its amazing music festival Les Nuits du Sud... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
St-Paul-de-Vence, France
Love it. Arty, Classy, and Yummy

Vence is delightful. Old town has charming, streets and shops and restaurants. Easy to just... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Place du Peyra, 06140 Vence, France
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All reviews narrow streets old town st paul de vence cafes and restaurants grand jardin art galleries worth a visit modern town its charm small area interesting shops crepes boutique shops down the road french village marc chagall south of france
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Vence is a really easy viby especially in Summer with its amazing music festival Les Nuits du Sud. Winters are more casuals, has lots of different restaurants, little café and art galleries, shops are usualy of very good quality. Defenetly a must

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Vence is delightful. Old town has charming, streets and shops and restaurants. Easy to just walk around. Nearby St Paul is lovely too... More art shops and should be visited but smaller and busier.

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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Well preserved and restored old town alleyways with a decent selection of shops, bars and restaurants.

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Reviewed 30 August 2018

The medieval city center is a very nice place to walk and explore. Small pathways, nice little restaurants, shops and bars, cathedral and town hall in the middle. Historic buildings like Auberge des Segnieurs bring back past times and make you forget today's hectic.

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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

The old town of Vence is definitely worth a visit for anyone visiting the city. It is filled with small picturesque streets and interesting shops. The small cathedral is to be found here as well. The atmosphere in this part of town is great. It...More

Thank Emil H
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Vence has been a settlement since Roman times, it has the feel and character of a working town with real people, not just holiday makers but people who live and contribute to the place. We have been visiting for over 35 years, yes the character...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2018

Definitely worth a visit - it has as much charm as many of the old towns on the Riviera although don't confuse it with St Paul de Vence which is about 3 kms down the road, which has ramparts to walk around. Plenty of cafes...More

Thank Alison L
Reviewed 12 July 2018

During this year's visit to the French Riviera we decided to spend a few hours in Saint Paul de Vence. For me stories I heard about all the famous or less famous artists (mostly painters) who came here and found their inspiration, was quite intriguing,...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Lovely place to visit...and eat. Near everything. The weekly Market was a delight!! Vence is beautiful and the old part of Vence makes it a memorable trip.

1  Thank gloria c
Reviewed 30 June 2018

If you come from a drought stricken country, then the abundance of the water available from the fountain of du Peyra do not cease to delight and amaze. Water that has been available for centuries? I hope the people of Vence appreciate it!

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2 May 2018|
Response from Diane K | Reviewed this property |
I doubt if it is practical. You probably need to go to Nice first.