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Vence Faubourg de Vence Fontaine, place du Peyra Clocher carré couronné de Merlons Chapelle des Pénitents
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At the foot of the Baous mountains, Vence is surrounded by beautiful countryside dissected by ravines and rivers with crystal-clear water. The old town is a medieval gem, with a fine château on Place du Frêne in the shade of an old tree (according to tradition it was planted by François I and Pope Paul III in 1538), and town walls studded with five gates. Its network of narrow alleyways is lined by market stalls, art galleries, restaurants and shops selling handicrafts and Provençal delicacies.

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Tourist attractions Vence : Things to see and do

  • Matisse Chapel (Chapelle du Rosaire) Interesting

    466 avenue Henri-Matisse F - 06140 Vence

    Considered by Matisse to be his masterpiece, this 1951 chapel has blue and white tiles and a surmounting wrought-iron cross (13m high). Inside one is taken aback by the contrast of the pure colours of its stained glass against a white background. Eve..

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Hotels Vence

  • La Victoire Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Place Du Grand Jardin F - 06140 Vence

    Prix Prices from : 69 €

    La Victoire benefits from a privileged location between sea and mountains in the medieval town of Vence, just 16 km from Nice-Côte d’Azur Airport. Modern in design, the en suite rooms are all air-conditioned and soundproofed. The rooms propose elega..

  • Miramar Three stars Three stars Three stars

    167 avenue Bougearel F - 06140 Vence

    Prix Prices from : 64 €

    With its outdoor swimming pool and garden terrace with panoramic sea and mountain views, the Miramar is located in Vence, 200 metres from the historic centre. Nice-Cote d’Azur Airport is just 15 km away. Offering free Wi-Fi, each guest room at the M..

  • Hotel Diana

    Avenue Des Poilus F - 06140 Vence

    Hotel Diana is located a 2-minute walk from the historic centre of Vence. It offers a panoramic view of the Mediterranean Sea and an outdoor hot tub on the sun terrace. Hotel Diana air-conditioned rooms are individually decorated with original artwo..

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Restaurants Vence

  • Les Bacchanales Quite comfortable and pleasant restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    27 avenue de Provence F - 06140 Vence

    This restaurant offers creative, market sourced fare that is as fresh as can be and constantly changing. It is served in a relaxed, contemporary atmosphere. Need one mention that the chef is talented and passionate, and his restaurant reflects that i..

  • Auberge des Seigneurs Quite comfortable restaurant 

    1 rue du Dr-Binet F - 06140 Vence

    In a wing of the château de Villeneuve, this authentic country inn is timeless. Diners enjoy Provencal classics and spit-roasted meat dishes. For those staying overnight, the rooms are modest but well presented. It comes as no surprise to learn that ..

  • Les Agapes Quite comfortable restaurant 

    4 place Clemenceau F - 06140 Vence

    Enjoy fine fare in this appealing little contemporary restaurant. Sample langoustine rolls with baby vegetables, rack of lamb with herbs, chocolate mousse with mango compote... seasonal freshness, chalked up on the slate.

  • L'Oliveraie Quite comfortable and pleasant restaurant 

    rue des Templiers F - 06140 Vence

    The ideal place to savour summery gourmet cooking in an idyllic setting. Enjoy salads, fish, grilled meats and desserts with seasonal fruit in the peace and quiet on the terrace, which looks over the vast park and its olive trees. Be aware that the r..

  • La Table du Cantemerle Comfortable restaurant 

    258 chemin Cantemerle F - 06140 Vence

    A chic, contemporary and refined setting. Exquisite terrace looking onto the pool. The dishes are colourful exemplars of the culinary delights of the South.

  • La Farigoule Comfortable restaurant 

    15 av. Henri-Isnard F - 06140 Vence

    La Farigoule is the name given to thyme in the Vence area. This restaurant is a true paradise with palm trees, ivy, rhododendrons and hibiscus. Rediscover Provence here, thanks to homemade rabbit terrine and shallot preserves, and pan-fried fillet of..

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