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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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Luxury Apartment with Fabulous Views Set on Valescure Golf Course - Saint Raphael, Var

Luxury Apartment with Fabulous Views Set on Valescure Golf Course - Saint Raphael, Var

Weekly Rental: GBP 700 to GBP 1350

4 sleeps

Luxury 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Apartment set in a Gated Residence on the Valescure Golf Course and Pool. Extended views

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Charming 16th century House in the Heart of Antibes Old Town - Alpes-Maritimes, Provence

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Weekly Rental: GBP 1250 to GBP 1615

10 sleeps

We have just expanded our 16th century house in the heart of the gorgeous old town of Antibes. We purchased a small

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Carcassonne, Aude - Huge Luxurious House With Garden, Aircon and Private Heated Pool

Carcassonne, Aude - Huge Luxurious House With Garden, Aircon and Private Heated Pool

Weekly Rental: EUR 1965 to EUR 3225

14 sleeps

Superbly renovated, extremely large 4 bedroom house set in a world class location, nestled at the very foot of

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Charming Cottage with Large Private Garden and Pool, Stunning Views - Oubax, Aveyron

Charming Cottage with Large Private Garden and Pool, Stunning Views - Oubax, Aveyron

Weekly Rental: GBP 600 to GBP 1050

8 sleeps

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Languedoc Villa with Private Swimming Pool and Stunning Views - The Beautiful Corbières region

Languedoc Villa with Private Swimming Pool and Stunning Views - The Beautiful Corbières region

Weekly Rental: EUR 700 to EUR 2450

10 sleeps

Villa Corbières is a charming, stone villa with a peaceful private garden located in the beautiful Corbières region in

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Late booking offer 15% discount

Late booking offer 15% discount

Late booking offer 15% discount for start dates within 4 weeks

5% Early Bird discount for the remaining weeks for 2021

5% Early Bird discount for the remaining weeks for 2021

When you book now we give you 5% Early Bird discount* * Booked before 31-12-2020

Extended stay

Extended stay

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

Peak season reduction

Peak season reduction

Special Offer -10% discount on the remaining summer week 25th August-1st September 18 - enquire now!

Flexible Booking Times

Flexible Booking Times

Booking times available to accommodate the more economical mid week travel

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