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Saint Paul de Vence

 
The departement of the Alpes Maritimes - Pop.: 3.000 h.

12 km west of Nice and the airport. 16 km from Antibes. 26 km from Cannes.
 Saint Paul de Vence - The Village

Built on its rocky outcrop and surrounded by its ramparts built on the orders of Francois 1st, St Paul is certainly one of the most beautiful villages in Provence.

The beauty of the surrounding area, quality of life and exceptional light has inspired numerous famous artists, painters, writers and poets, some of whom took up residence in the village.


 Saint Paul de Vence - Church
You can find signatures from some of these famous artists at the Fondation Maeght which has a large collection of paintings, sculptures, drawings and other graphic works from the XXth century.

Walk around the narrow and so picturesque streets of the village, from the Porte Royale to the Porte Sud via the (pedestrianised) and you will discover magnificent stone facades from the XVIth and XVIIIth centuries.


 Saint Paul de Vence - Large fountain


Lose yourself in the maze of charming streets, the floral exuberance of the gardens, the little shady squares, ancient fountains, gateways and porches, or wonderful windows and you'll see why St Paul is a favourite subject for photographers.


 Saint Paul de Vence - Street




Visit some of the artists' and craft workshops or museums or go shopping in the provencal boutiques (often full of visitors in summer).




 Saint Paul de Vence - Fountain
From the ramparts, wonderful views over the surrounding hills, the Cote d'Azur and of course the sea. No need to repeat that the landscapes are magnificent...

St Paul de Vence is true to its reputation as an exceptional and unique place... But let's not say it too loud, St Paul is still a small village which shouldn't be disfigured by large car parks capable of hosting convoys of coaches!!


What to see:

Visit the village.
The Collegiale church and its treasure. Chapel St Mathieu.
Museum : Fondation Maeght - paintings, sculptures, drawings, ceramics -
Local history museum. Municipal museum.



Leisure activities:

Tennis. Horse riding center. Walks.
Exhibitions. Concerts.
HQ photographs for Saint Paul in Vence.


Hotels

Saint Paul de Vence (Alpes Maritimes) - Pays de Nice
La Grande Bastide
La Grande Bastide
Lovingly refurbished superb 18th century country house
Fully climatised, 14 rooms incl. 2 suites with bathrooms, TV satellite...
Swimming pool - Salon-bar - Private parking
  Swimming poolAir conditionedParking or garage
Locate on the map of Saint Paul de Vence 135 € / 410 €

Bed and breakfast

Saint Paul de Vence (Pays de Nice) - Nice : 12 km
Le Haut des Espinets
Le Haut des Espinets
Bed & breakfast - Prestigious guest rooms, suites & apartments in a luxurious villa 2 to 15 pers. Private terrace with sea view - Heated swimming pool - Tennis - Upscale services + Holiday rentals
  Swimming poolTable d'HotesAir conditionedWifi or Internet accessParking or garageTennis courtGolf  nearby
Locate on the map of Saint Paul de Vence 200 € - 400 €

Holiday rentals

Saint Paul de Vence (Pays de Nice) - Nice : 12 km
Aux OLIVIERS DE SAINT PAUL
Aux OLIVIERS DE SAINT PAUL
Apartments and comfortable suites in peacefull setting with terrace or private garden, 2 to 6 pers in 2 beautiful villas 4* 5km from beaches and 13 km from Nice. Nice secured pool space. Breakfast delivered (option).
 Close to the sea or a lakeSwimming poolAir conditionedWifi or Internet accessParking or garageGolf  nearbyOpen all year round  
Locate on the map of Saint Paul de Vence 590 € - 1100 €
Saint Paul de Vence (Pays de Nice) -
Le Haut des Espinets
Le Haut des Espinets
Prestigious apartements, guest rooms, suites and luxurious villa 2 to 15 pers. Private terrace with sea view - Heated swimming pool - Tennis - Upscale services + Bed & breakfast
 Close to the sea or a lakeSwimming poolAir conditionedWifi or Internet accessParking or garageTennis courtGolf  nearby  
Locate on the map of Saint Paul de Vence 1490 € - 7300 €

Accommodation:

Hotels.
Bed and breakfast.
Holiday rentals.



Neighbouring towns and villages:

Vence (3 km), Cagnes (7km), La Colle sur Loup (4km).







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