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Ville medieval

Place du Peyra, 06140 Vence, France
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Authenticity French!

This beautiful medieval market town is authentically French and an absolute joy! It’s quieter and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nick and Angel S
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
via mobile
Pretty French Village

The village of Vence is well worth a few hour visit to stroll the narrow lanes and small streets... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
564norm
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Sydney, Australia
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“old town” (41 reviews)
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Place du Peyra, 06140 Vence, France
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"old town"
in 41 reviews
"narrow streets"
in 8 reviews
"st paul de vence"
in 12 reviews
"shops and restaurants"
in 5 reviews
"art galleries"
in 4 reviews
"modern town"
in 3 reviews
"its charm"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 7 reviews
"small area"
in 2 reviews
"crepes"
in 2 reviews
"south of france"
in 2 reviews
"fountain"
in 12 reviews
"stroll"
in 9 reviews
"towns"
in 8 reviews
"village"
in 22 reviews
"tourists"
in 8 reviews
"cathedral"
in 10 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This beautiful medieval market town is authentically French and an absolute joy! It’s quieter and a lot less touristy than St Paul de Vence, which is 5 minutes down the road Vence has a lot to offer the visitor - the medieval central area with...More

Thank Nick and Angel S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The village of Vence is well worth a few hour visit to stroll the narrow lanes and small streets, Every side street offers something new to see.

Thank 564norm
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint but not so quaint that you really need to see it. Not many shops, only a small number of good restaurants. Somewhat tattered, along with some of the residents. Bleh.

Thank ExRIGuy
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

I prefered Vence to Saint-Paul de Vence which is a little bit further down the road. Vence is a modern town with a medieval centre which is nice to visit and wander about the old narrow streets. A visit to the church is a must

Thank Taxidevil
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Easy to maneuver the narrow, cobblestone streets, charming boutiques, colorful local shops, butchers, fruit and vegetable store, etc.

1  Thank charlesturk54
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

We walked through the old city via the main small pedestrian street. There are many unique art shops along the way. At the end of the street is an overlook and a cemetery where Chagall is buried.

Thank Diane K
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Parking seemed to be the biggest hurdle but once mastered we wandered around to our hearts content. A pleasant little town and I was most impressed with the medieval gates on each compass bearing. You could actually picture the guards yelling "Friend or Foe?" when...More

Thank Skeney57
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

While all the crowds are at St Paul de Vence, do yourself a favor and visit the much older and quaint "old town" in Vence. Lots of historical signs/markers (in English and French) really make this an interesting place to visit. I was especially moved...More

2  Thank KenMc97201
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

This is a great Medieval Village and it has good reason to be.. It's modern, has many good resto's, looks good, feels good...so must be good. Much to see and an interesting cemetery... Marc Chagall is there amongst others. Go!....even if you just have a...More

Thank Loolew
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Only 10 minutes away from the over-visited (but wonderful) St Paul de Vence, is the medieval town of Vence, well worth a trip for its shops, art and restaurants, none as showy...or as expensive...as its more manicured neighbour. Parking is easy and the old town...More

1  Thank Paul B
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roncas
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Response from Diane K | Reviewed this property |
I doubt if it is practical. You probably need to go to Nice first.
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