Saint Paul de Vence

Just before our return to the airport, during our little vacation at the Côte d'Azur, we drove a little land inwards to visit the artistic medieval fortified town Saint Paul de Vence.  It's only located a 20 min drive from the Nice airport.

From the parking lot we had a beautiful view on the old city and then we walked via some stores towards the old pedestrian city which we accessed through a big city gate. During 3 hours we strolled at our most ease a few times through the several streets (there's not so many) and ramparts. We ate pancakes and we ate ice-creams. The city is filled with art galleries for modern art and ateliers of current artists.  Those aren't very practical to visit with 2 little enthousiast toddlers running around, but they also enjoyed "window" shopping for the art and looking at all the exposed colorful objects from the windows. 

It was a delightfull afternoon to close off our week of vacation in the south of France

Omnipresent Art


Els said…
seems a very lovely town to visit

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