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Ville medieval

Place du Peyra, 06140 Vence, France
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So much more charming than I had expected.

I've been living in the South of France now for three years. While I have been to St. Paul de Vence... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tracy N
Cabris, France

The market is robust, the town is alive & not just for tourists as I found St. Paul. Wandering... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Monique V
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Usa
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“old town” (36 reviews)
Place du Peyra, 06140 Vence, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been living in the South of France now for three years. While I have been to St. Paul de Vence several times, I had never visited old Vence, thinking it would not be worth the effort. I was so mistaken! An adorable medieval village,...More

Thank Tracy N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The market is robust, the town is alive & not just for tourists as I found St. Paul. Wandering the streets there is something lovely around each corner.

Thank Monique V
Reviewed June 20, 2017

We got several good recommendations for restaurants from our chambre d'hote hostess. Very interesting places to eat.

Thank Leathem04
Reviewed May 31, 2017

The old town of Vence is a beautiful medieval hilltop town. Enjoy a stroll around and visit a café . We also had a picnic on the wall and admired the surrounding views.

2  Thank lindakthomas
Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

it is obvious as soon as you enter old townnby the architecture and structure of the buildings you have reached something special. Each building is something special

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Take some time to visit medieval Vence. Wander its many alleyways and soak in its charming atmosphere. While there are some shops and restaurants it is not simply a tourist destination, but a real working village where people live, walk their dogs and chat with...More

Thank dkb60
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Really nice "old town" with some nice places to eat, overall very good restaurants. This town center is not huge but relatively big and not, at least not during easter, too crowded with people.

Thank David E
Reviewed April 14, 2017

Beautiful old town which has been locked after very well. It is very clean and welcoming with lots of tiny little alley ways inviting you to explore. Overlooked by stunning views of the surrounding mountains. A worthy visit.

Thank James D
Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile

Last visited 10 years ago and it has lost none of its charm. Very much a working ancient village than one mainly on display. Endless little alleyways to get lost in. The little shops in the quaint cobbled streets are full of interest. Nice to...More

Thank Tony36
Reviewed March 17, 2017

Vence may not be as popular as its cousin St. paul de Vence, but definitly worth a visit. It has a rich history as any other old town in all of Frrance. And the Tourist Indormation Office is a gem, with thee most helpfull people...More

1  Thank Debra E
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