Saint Paul de Vence is a small french authentic village located only 10 minutes by car from our residence in Vence. You will love to discover its many treasures through its narrow streets, its ramparts and its old stones such as the Maeght Foundation or Simone Signoret's house. 

In Saint-Paul de Vence you will find an artistic soul on every corner. But you will see that the village is also characterised by its Mediterranean-style lifestyle where the game of pétanque after a drink on the terrace is part of everyday life.

WHERE IS SAINT PAUL DE VENCE LOCATED ? 

Located in France in the Alpes-Maritimes department, Saint-Paul de Vence benefits from an exceptional location in the heart of Provence. It is also very easy to go there as it is only 20km from Nice, 17km from Antibes and 26km from Cannes.

Although Saint-Paul de Vence is located in the hinterland of Nice, the village remains close to the Mediterranean Sea. Even if you stay near Saint-Paul de Vence it will be very easy to reach the beautiful beaches of the French Riviera to enjoy a little swim in the Mediterranean Sea. You can for example go to Cagnes sur Mer or even to the Var department bordering the Alpes Maritimes. 

An idyllic situation to fully enjoy the French Riviera!

A VILLAGE FULL OF HISTORY AND TRADITIONS

Saint-Paul-de-Vence is a village that is likely to surprise you with its history and traditions. The village abounds in multiple architectural treasures with its decorated chapel in the south Mediterranean, its churches and alleys in the charm of old. It is this Provençal charm that makes Saint-Paul-de-Vence one of the most beautiful villages in France. Don't just look at pictures of the village, come and admire these wonders yourself! The ideal day? Enjoy lunch in the town centre of Saint-Paul-de-Vence and stroll around the heart of the old town all day long. The village itself will tell you its story. 

Did you know that? In 1905, Saint-Paul de Vence produced 140 tons of May roses, 200 tons in 1913. These flowers were sent to Grasse to be distilled. The terraced crops were irrigated thanks to countless basins built on the top of the hillsides. Today, truffle oaks, aromatic plants and vines continue to decorate the terraced plots.

WORKSHOPS AND GALLERIES

Modern art, contemporary art, singular or naive… many artists are part of the history of Saint Paul de Vence :  Folon, Tobiasse, César, Niky de Saint-Phalle and many others. The street is an open-air museum and you’re going to love discovering it ! 

HIKING ON THE PATHS AROUND THE VILLAGE

Whether it is for a short walk or just for the pleasure of the eyes, set off to discover the Saint Pauloise countryside. You can go through the paths provided by the tourist Office : for a walk or for a cycling trip to Saint-Paul de Vence.

THE MARKET OF SAINT PAUL DE VENCE

The market of Saint-Paul de Vence is a must if you like markets. The kind of market where you like to stroll around, discover the stalls and local products. We obviously recommend you to make a small diversion through this typical Provencal market. You will then be able to stock up on fresh and traditional products: vegetables, cheese, good wine, oil... 

At the same time, you will be able to discover the "place du jeu de boules": the place of life and meeting in Saint-Paul de Vence. The ideal place to discover the french “joie de vivre” ! 

The market of Saint-Paul de Vence takes place every Wednesday mornings from 9am to 2pm on the “Jeu de boules” square. 

TO STROLL ON THE RAMPARTS OF SAINT PAUL DE VENCE 

The ramparts of Saint Paul de Vence are part of its history! It would therefore be a pity not to go there for a walk. The old stone and the history, it is also what makes the charm of a city. You will love to discover the medieval past of Saint-Paul de Vence through its ramparts, and even visit the keep of the castle or the Porte de Vence for example. 

To walk along the ramparts of Saint-Paul de Vence we advise you to go there at sunset. The light will be even better to appreciate this delicious moment in the heart of Provence. 

FIND A HOLIDAY RENTAL IN SAINT PAUL DE VENCE

If you are looking for a hotel or apartment near Saint-Paul de Vence we have what you are looking for. You can stay in our residence Les Jardins d'Azur in Vence. It is perfectly situated only a few kilometres from the village of Saint Paul de Vence. Our residence welcomes you in a green setting in the heart of Provence and will allow you to enjoy your stay in a fully equipped and lovely decorated accommodation. Choosing Les Jardins d'Azur during your stay on the French Riviera means you are sure to stay in a quality establishment, with a swimming pool and full breakfast available

In de omgeving: 3km