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“Probably the most beautiful (sophisticated) tourist village in France!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Saint-Paul de Vence

Saint-Paul de Vence
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“Probably the most beautiful (sophisticated) tourist village in France!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

If you visit the South of France and don't visit St. Paul you have really missed out. I have been visiting for over fifty years, and it only gets better. It is the second largest art market after Paris - so you will find very high quality art in the many galleries around the village. Do they cater for tourists - yes. But, it still retains an enormous amount of sophistication and is one of the most beautiful destinations in France.

Visited July 2014
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“Old town charm”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This town was the highlight of our trip. What a beautiful village built on a hill overlooking lovely countryside. We spent 1/2 the day here. We had a great time walking through the old town looking at handmade leather goods, wine shops and art galleries. We will definitely be back.

Visited July 2014
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“Charming”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

This is a charming little village near Nice, nice to stop by for a couple of hours. Most of the shops are overpriced and expensive, with lots of art gallery shops on the Main Street.

Best time to visit is first thing in the morning before the tourist buses arrive.

Visited July 2014
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“Magical”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Stunning place! Can't wait to go back. The village is so beautiful and the views too. Great location to visit the Riviera and the surrounding villages.

Visited May 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“Charming and Quaint”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We have visited this beautiful hillside village on numerous occasions and have always found it special. this year it was not crowded which made it more pleasant to wander around and the quality of goods found in the shops from clothing to crafts and food products seemed vastly improved. The galleries full of interesting sculptures and paintings are worth browsing even if not quite ones taste.

Visited July 2014
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