Saint-Paul-de-Vence, charming village perched between the Col de Vence pass and the Mediterranean offers visitors magnificent views that has inspired many painters : Modigliani, Matisse, Soutine and Utrillo fell under the spell of the light in this medieval town and committed those stunning views to canvas.
The old stone houses on narrow side streets neighbour grand arcades, winding flights of steps and an old fountain whose peaceful babbling song creates a soothing atmosphere, typical of France’s tranquil southern villages.
Stop in front of a few of the region’s renowned art galleries in order to contemplate the colourful works of art, a wonderful reflection of Provence’s rich heritage.
Before leaving Saint-Paul-de-Vence, be sure to visit the Maeght Foundation, one of the renowned attractions of this village in the heights of the French Riviera. This bastion of modern art houses one of the most important collections of sculptures, etchings and paintings of the 20th century.
Saint-Paul-de-Vence is brimming with countless treasures to discover.
The village is situated approximately 14km from Nice Côte d’Azur Airport, 17km to Antibes, 30km to Cannes and 40km from Monaco.