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If you choose Vence for your villa holiday rental then you'll find yourself enjoying a slice of French Riviera life in one of the most sought after locations in the world. Set in the stunning department of Alpes-Maritimes in the region of Provence Cote D'Azur, Vence has a reputation as a town loved by artists, actors, writers and celebrities with Henri Matisse and Dufy perhaps being the most famous patrons (and more recently Richard and Judy!).

Set amongst hills of olive trees and citrus fruits, common and holm oaks, Aleppo pines, luxuriant gardens fragrant with rosemary and lavender and many beautiful restaurants, cafes and bistros; not only is it beautiful and glamorous but also you'll find a historical, pretty town full of flowers that still has a village atmosphere - a wonderful area to take a French holiday rental property

The Chapelle du Rosaire de Vence (Chapel of the Rosary) often referred to as the Matisse Chapel (as he devised the plan for it) or the Vence Chapel is a world famous site well worth a look when you rent a self catering holiday villa in Vence, France. It's a small chapel built for Dominican nuns. It houses a number of Matisse originals and was regarded by Matisse himself as his "masterpiece." While the simple white exterior has drawn mixed reviews from casual observers, many regard it as one of the great religious structures of the 20th century.  

Vence is also a big market town with markets every day, the two biggest ones being on Tuesday and Friday mornings. After market there are many cobbled alleyways and squares around the town for pottering with fantastic terrace cafes, bistros and restaurants for some relaxing and people watching! But Vence isn't all about relaxing and meandering, nestled in the hills, it's also the gateway to many walking trails.

Vence was formerly the ancient Roman settlement of Vintium, and subsequently became the bishopric and seigneury of the Villeneuve family. The town has conserved much of its historical heritage. From the Ligurian period you can admire the "Marseillais Columns", the remnants of a Roman triumphal arch. Later on, in the Middle Ages, a defensive wall was built around the town. Many fine remains of this rampart are still standing and can be crossed at the tower-gate of Signadour or the Levis portal (both dating back to the 13th century), the Peyra gate (15th century) or the Brèche gate (18th century).

Weather wise, Vence has an exceptionally mild “micro-climate” enjoying over 200 sunny days a year, mild temperatures throughout the year and well below average rainfall. 

Travelling to your Vence holiday rental accommodation: The nearest airport is Nice airport which is 10kms from the centre of Vence. Nice airport welcomes low cost, charter and scheduled services from all over the UK. The TGV takes 6 hours from Paris and it's a thirteen hour car journey from London.

 

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Lovely Cottage with Large Shared Pool in Le Champ-Saint-Père, Vendee - Maison Botineau

Lovely Cottage with Large Shared Pool in Le Champ-Saint-Père, Vendee - Maison Botineau

Weekly Rental: EUR 350 to EUR 950

5 sleeps

Maison Botineau is in the hamlet of La Saivrie, a small community of 25 houses .The cottage was originally built to

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Large Converted Barn with Private Pool in the Hamlet of Les Rivieres, Vendee - La Grange

Large Converted Barn with Private Pool in the Hamlet of Les Rivieres, Vendee - La Grange

Weekly Rental: EUR 700 to EUR 2200

10 sleeps

La Grange is situated in the hamlet of Les Rivieres. The old stone built Vendeenne barn has been transformed into a

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Lovely Village House Situated between the Aude River and the Famous Canal du Midi

Lovely Village House Situated between the Aude River and the Famous Canal du Midi

Weekly Rental: EUR 525 to EUR 895

6 sleeps

3 bedroom spacious and romantic house with south facing roof terrace in the South of France. La Redorte is situated

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Lovely Holiday Gite with Pool in Dordogne, Near Sarlat - Hortensia

Lovely Holiday Gite with Pool in Dordogne, Near Sarlat - Hortensia

Weekly Rental: GBP 410 to GBP 920

6 sleeps

Self-catering holiday Gites located on a 1 hectare wooded site overlooking the picturesque village of Carlux, in the

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Traditional House with Private Pool and Large Private Grounds - Bonnieux, Vaucluse

Traditional House with Private Pool and Large Private Grounds - Bonnieux, Vaucluse

Weekly Rental: GBP 580 to GBP 1700

5 sleeps

Lovely traditional house that is ideal for a family of up to 5 people. Located on the outskirts of picturesque Bonnieux

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Extended stay

Extended stay

Special rates for extended stays November to March. Please contact owners for details

Flexible Booking Times

Flexible Booking Times

Booking times available to accommodate the more economical mid week travel

8 au 13 JUILLET CINQ NUITS

8 au 13 JUILLET CINQ NUITS

TARIF D'EXCEPTION CHALET COMPLET jusque 15 personnes 195 € à régler au réceptionniste, non compris dans location

JUIN A SAISIR EN SEMAINE OU EN WEEK-END JUSQUE 15 OCCUPANTS

JUIN A SAISIR EN SEMAINE OU EN WEEK-END JUSQUE 15 OCCUPANTS

Tarifs exceptionnels sur toutes les périodes disponibles de JUIN Attention : vous devez régler 195 € au ré

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