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Saint-Paul de Vence

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Address: 2 rue Grande, 06570 St-Paul-de-Vence, France
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Charming Hill Top Village

The small hilltop village of St-Paul-De-Vence apparently had a quiet and largely uneventful history, until Pablo Picasso took up residence in the 1920s and helped transform it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Buderim
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The small hilltop village of St-Paul-De-Vence apparently had a quiet and largely uneventful history, until Pablo Picasso took up residence in the 1920s and helped transform it into an artists’ village. Today there are numerous galleries and studios with working artists throughout the narrow alleyways, interspersed with cafes, restaurants, souvenir shops and clothing stores. There are about 300 permanent residents... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great views, charming streets, terrific art shops with knowledgeable staff. Well worth a leisurely afternoon stroll.

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

St, Paul de Vence is an open-air gallery with artists at work in their studios and staging exciting exhibitions. The village itself is medieval, with narrow streets and capture the heritage of more than a thousand years. Exceptional place with the best ambiance and view.

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Kent
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a pleasant short visit to this pretty village perched on a steep hill. We were able to find parking on a side street before you enter the pedestrian area. The underground car park was difficult for larger vehicles. We had a brief wander around - the shops have quite an emphasis on modern and unusual art. We ate... More 

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St Paul de Vence is very touristy but this isn't a surprise as it's such a gorgeous village high on a hill top. We caught a bus from Nice which took approximately one hour and deposited us just out the old walls of St Paul de Vence. Maps aren't necessary as the village is so compact it's impossible to get... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I feel in love with this artsy little town hidden only 20 min up a hill from Nice. The boule place, the food, all the art galleries. Enjoy a drink and the view of the ocean. It´s a true gem!!

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Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

I have been there is sunny day in June. Small, narrow streets, lovely shops and restaurants and a view. Beautiful cemetery where is Marc Chagall.

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Mossley Lancashire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Wanted to visit this wonderful place for sometime and I have to say it is beautiful! The winding cobbled streets and the amazing artwork on display are stunning! We took the bus from Nice to get there and the last part of the journey up the hill is a great way to see how this medieval village fits into the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

Beautiful little medieval town with cobblestone streets and buildings. However, unlike Eze, this town seems to have allowed the tourist needs to change its medieval beauty. Most of the shops sell touristy arts & crafts, and almost everything is overpriced. Would've love this town more had it been kept to its roots, because the beautiful surroundings are just stunning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Well, you know. Yes, go, and try to get there early-ish in the day. We stayed in town two nights, just the right amount of time to wander around, and visit the area too. Do not try to park within the ramparts if you have a large car. Go to the cemetery. Look at all the art, eat at le... More 

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