Tourist Offices

Vence Tourist Office

Vence Tourist Office

Tel: +33(0)4 93 58 06 38     Address: 8 Place du Grand Jardin 06140 Vence 


http://vence-tourisme.fr

What's On and Things To Do

Events

Christmas Village

Christmas Village

Every year the city of Nice proposes an amazing Christmas village with some 60+ chalets offering a broad range of arts and crafts based essentially on Christmas products, large ice rink, many activities and entertainment, Ferris wheel... come and discover ! 


http://www.frenchriviera-tourism.com/out-and-about/village-de-noel-nice-N4fiche_FMAPAC0060000008-rub_69.html

Christmas Market - La Colle sur Loup

Christmas Market - La Colle sur Loup

Sunday 27th November 2016, from 10am to 5pm 

Big christmas market with lots of animations : local artisans and producers, musical entertainment and different workshops. 

Special kitchen workshop for kids from 6 years, but you have to sign up (call the Tourism office : 00334 93 32 68 36)

Address : Rue Foch + Rue Clemenceau + Place de Gaulle

 


http://www.lacollesurloup-tourisme.com/fr/agenda/march%C3%A9-de-lavent-%C3%A0-la-colle

Tour de France 2016

Tour de France 2016

Running from Saturday July 2nd to Sunday July 24th 2016, the 103rd Tour de France will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,519 kilometres. And eventhough they are not crossing any villages in the direct region, you can still go down to that bar, pub or restaurant and watch the races on big screens ! Enjoy !


http://www.letour.fr/le-tour/2016/us/overall-route.html

Les Nuits du Sud - Vence

Les Nuits du Sud - Vence

This year is the 18th edition already, and growing in popularity year after year. Come to a great festival where music reunites people. Great artist and rates starting at only 14 Euros. Look at the website for the exact programme. 


http://www.nuitsdusud.com/

The Long Night of Museums

The Long Night of Museums

The Long Night of Museums is an annual event where museums across Europe remain open late into the night, and Antibes is no exception. On this occasion, the closing time of the museums is postponed to approximately one in the morning, which allows the public to visit the participating museums by night, and guess what ! It's free ! 


http://www.seeantibes.com/events/calendar/long-night-of-museums

European Heritage Days

European Heritage Days

European Heritage Days are an annual event in France where members of the public, and tourists are encourage to immerse themselves in the local history and culture. Museums, churches, and galleries all open their doors to the public for a weekend of celebration ! Check your local tourist office for more information. 


http://www.seeantibes.com/events/calendar/european-heritage-days

Markets

Markets in Vence & Saint-Paul de Vence

Markets in Vence & Saint-Paul de Vence

Place du Jeu de Boules Saint-Paul de Vence: Every Wednesday morning, the farmers of the area come to display their products.

 

Places Clemenceau, Surian, Cahours, Grand Jardin in Vence: Every Friday morning, local et bio products are displayed.

 

 


Places to visit

Saint-Charles-Saint-Claude Chapel

Saint-Charles-Saint-Claude Chapel

This Chapel was renovated in 2012 by the artist from Nice, Paul Conte. This modest chapel invites you to walk through a marvellous woody and fragrant path before to discover the Monument. Sit a moment on the bench and admire the exceptional panorama over Saint-Paul de Vence, the hills and the sea...

 


The Fortified Walls of Saint-Paul de Vence

The Fortified Walls of Saint-Paul de Vence

Built during the reign François 1st in 1540, this fortification is one of the very first examples of high town fortification. Measuring nearly a kilometer, the perimeter of this walk around the village will let you enjoy magnificent views on the Riviera, and you will also discover the many historical remains of this classified village.


Maeght Fundation

Maeght Fundation

Tel:+33(0)4 93 32 81 63     Email: accueil@fondation-maeght.com     Address: 623, Chemin des Gardettes 06570 Saint-Paul-de-Vence

 

Inaugurated in 1964 by Andre Malraux, this architectural ensemble was entirely dedicated to contemporary arts in all its forms. The most important collections of modern art are gathered in this museum: works from Giacometti, Chagall, Braque, Bonnard, Leger, Miro... A must do...

 


http://www.fondation-maeght.com

Sport

Espace Azur Cheval

Espace Azur Cheval

Tel: +33(0)4 93 20 99 64      Email: espaceazurcheval.cotedazur@gmail.com     Address:2259 Route de Grasse 06270 Villeneuve-Loubet

 

The Riding Centre of Villeneuve-Loubet is the largest equestrian area of the French Riviera with 25 hectares, 5 quarries and a carousel. A very beautiful site 15 minutes from Nice airport in the middle of the vegetation.


http://www.espace-azur-cheval.com

Canyoning

Canyoning

Tel:+33(0)6 75 24 93 40     Email: contact@lesgeckos.fr     Address: 1, Passage des Portiques 06140 Vence

 

The Esteron, Roya, the Var, the Vesubie, the Cians, Bévéra are rivers that flow through the low mountains of the Riviera. You will have fun with the team "Les Geckos", canyoning professionnals who will lead you safely through the marvellous canyons of the Riviera. For more information please check their website.


http://lesgeckos.fr

Restaurants

Alain Llorca

Alain Llorca

Tel: +33(0)4 93 32 02 93     Email: reservations@alainllorca.com     Address: 350 Route de Saint-Paul 06480 La Colle sur Loup

 

Lobster pool, rotisserie, terrace with panoramic views embracing the valley and the coast ... The starred chef Alain Llorca offers a Mediterranean cuisine in its purest form, selecting for you the best products seasons have to offer. A passage recommended for gourmets. Price: High


http://www.alainllorca.com

Le Saint-Paul

Le Saint-Paul

Tel: +33(0)4 93 32 65 25     Email: stpaul@relaischateaux.com     Address: 86 Rue Grande 06570 Saint-Paul de Vence

 

This beautiful venue in the village of Saint-Paul shelters one of the best tables on the Côte d'Azur. Chef Richard Vicens and his team concoct extremely raffined dishes which the fish is the pride. Price:High


http://www.lesaintpaul.com

La Table de Pierre

La Table de Pierre

Tel: +33(0)4 93 59 00 10     Email: info@lemasdepierre.com     Address: 2320 Route des Serres 06570 Saint Paul de Vence
 
 
 
 
Surrounded by gardens with centennial olive trees, between the hills and the sea, the Chef Emmanuel Lehrer executes a gourmet Mediterranean cuisine, bright and creative. Price: High


http://www.lemasdepierre.com