Sightseeing route in Saint-Paul-de-Vence

Saint-Paul-de-Vence

【City description】

It is one of famous “village perché” which is the village surrounded by walls on the hill in this region. As we can find the medieval view in the village, there are many visitors. Although it is a small village and we can finish the visit immediately, it is interesting to discover the local ambiance and the views.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★★☆

【Time required】

 2 h 30(4 h 30 if the time required for the round-trip bus)

【Budget】

 7 euros(include the round-trip bus)

【Fatigue】

 ★★★☆☆

【Sightseeing route】



【Start】

★Take a bus of the line 400 which leaves from the bus stop “Albert 1st”. It takes 50 minutes and the ticket is 1.50 euros.

Time table
https://static.saint-pauldevence.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/ligne-400.pdf



①Bus stop; St-Paul Village

St-Paul Village

Get off the bus here.

★Go to Vence St. when you go through a square, there is the village entrance. It takes 10 minutes.



②Tourist information center

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go to Prison St to go to Pourtoune St.



③Espéron Tower

Tour de l’Espéron

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Continue to go around the village and enter Allée St. Then, turn right immediately and go up Castre St. Turn right.



④Saint-Paul Church

Collégiale de la Conversion-de-Saint-Paul de Saint-Paul-de-Vence

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 10 am – 6 pm

Close: No

★Go to the building in front of the church.



⑤Local History Museum

Musée d’Histoire Locale

Time required: 40 min / Admission fee: 4 euros

Opening hour: 10 am – 12 h 30 / 2 pm – 6 pm

Close: 1/1, 12/25

★Go to the street in front of the church and turn right at the end.



⑥Grand Fountain

La Grande Fontaine

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go straight on Grande St.



⑦Arch of XV century

Le Pontis du XV

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Continue to walk on the street by the dead end.



⑧Nice Gate

Porte de Nice

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go to S O Courtine Sainte-Anne street for 10 minutes.



⑨Gate of Vence in XIV century

Porte de Vence du XIV siècle

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go out from the village and turn left to go down Serres St. It takes 10 minutes.



⑩View Point

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go back to the bus stop to return to Nice.



⑪Bus stop; St-Paul Village



【Goal】

Bus stop; Albert 1st in Nice

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