St Paul de Vence
Recognized as one of the most beautiful villages in France, Saint-Paul de Vence will charm you with its unique atmosphere.
Fortified medieval village, Saint-Paul de Vence is perched on a rocky outcrop and overlooks the Mediterranean Sea. The calm of its alleys and the exceptional light have always attracted and inspired artists from all over the world : poets, writers, painters, sculptors …
You enter this picturesque pedestrian village by crossing the gate in the ramparts. Stroll through the streets, according to your desires, and discover small squares, fountains, art craft workshops… Beside the church, the very famous Folon Chapel, decorated by the Belgian artist will seduce you by its calm and serenity.
The main street is full of galleries featuring all forms of art.
A tour of the village along the ramparts will offer you a view of the Mediterranean Sea and the mountains of the hinterland.
In the evening, after the departure of many visitors, calm returns to the village, leaving you the opportunity to see it in a different way, more intimate.
Don’t forget to visit the world-famous Maeght Foundation dedicated to modern and contemporary art. In addition to the permanent exhibition presenting works by Giacometti, Chagall, Bonnard and Léger, the temporary exhibitions reserve large spaces for the artists honored. The particularity of the museum is the large number of sculptures exhibited in the very beautiful gardens, including those of Miro.