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Vence

Historic site and monument, Historic patrimony, Town / Village in Vence
  • At the foot of the Alpine Arc, Vence offers all the authentic charm of its historic city and natural setting.

  • The centre of the old town has changed little over the centuries: narrow streets with Mediaeval and Renaissance houses, large and small squares, as well as shops and galleries displaying the work of many artists. From Vence, many hiking, biking and bridle trails help discover this pristine nature.

    Sights: The smallest cathedral in France Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité (11th c); Chapelle du Rosaire decorated by Matisse (1951); the museum in the Castle of Villeneuve: a major centre of modern and...
    The centre of the old town has changed little over the centuries: narrow streets with Mediaeval and Renaissance houses, large and small squares, as well as shops and galleries displaying the work of many artists. From Vence, many hiking, biking and bridle trails help discover this pristine nature.

    Sights: The smallest cathedral in France Notre-Dame-de-la-Nativité (11th c); Chapelle du Rosaire decorated by Matisse (1951); the museum in the Castle of Villeneuve: a major centre of modern and contemporary art; Gombrowicz museum in the Villa Alexandrine.
  • Spoken languages
    • German
    • English
    • French
    • Italian
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