Saint-Paul-de-Vence is located on the hill, so it’s a great place to take astonishing panoramic photos. The famous La Colombe d’Or Hotel with a tavern is located right next to the fortress entrance. The walls of the hotel are decorated with priceless paintings by Matisse, Cocteau, and Picasso.
You simply have to drink something in the tavern not only to get refreshed but to enjoy amazing objects of the art, which can be usually found only in museums.
You can see the fortress of Saint-Paul-de-Vence in the photo below. This fortress is one of the main attractions of the city:
After leaving the fortress you need to walk along the main street of the city, which is called rue Grande and stretches all around the city. Photos of Saint Paul de Vence usually include the views of picturesque balconies, arcs, facades and stairs of the main street immersed in the green ivy and colorful climbing plants.
The houses are located pretty close to each other, so there’s no place for gardens and parks. Nevertheless, the entire city of Saint-Paul-de-Vence is immersed in the green world of plants. Small and big flower pots, as well as giant vases, are located all along the streets and walls. All these look incredibly warm and welcoming. On the photo below you can see the typical street in one of the suburbs of the city:
Saint-Paul-de-Vence photos clearly show that one must visit this ancient city during a holiday in French Riviera. It has a lot of attractions to offer!
First levels of the buildings are occupied by small antique shops, souvenir stores, and craft producers. It’s simply impossible to resist their incredible attraction, and not to buy something really local.
Rue Grande will take you to the ancient square with a fountain, which was created in the middle of the 17th century. It’s covered with a glass-shade during the winter, and looks like a unique statue, which is called ‘can under the shade’. In case if you go to Saint-Paul-de-Vence during your holiday in France, you simply have to make a photo with the main fountain of the city.
Try to talk with locals in order to find the bronze statue of the Picasso in order to take memorable photos of Saint-Paul-de-Vence with this unique object of the art. The thing is that this monument is constantly moved around the city in order to show it in different atmosphere of various streets of Saint-Paul-de-Vence.
Beautiful photos of Saint-Paul-de-Vence can also be taken next to the local administration and the Church of Saint Invocation.
When you reach the southern gate, you will be able to enjoy incredible views of the city from a special point. It’s located right above the cemetery where you can find the grave of Marc Chagall.
At the end of your trip, you need to walk to the fortress and go all along it in order to admire local villas, amazing sceneries with palms, citrus trees, aspidistras and colorful tropical flowers. Photos of Saint-Paul-de-Vence and suburban areas taken from the fortress wall will always stay in your memory!