St. Paul de Vence is a great day trip from Nice and other cities in southern France.

The Town of St. Paul de Vence
Perched high on a hill, the walled city of St. Paul de Vence offers great views of the French Riviera.

St. Paul de Vence’s status as a destination for art lovers also makes it a particularly popular place to visit. People from around the world flock to the town to explore the narrow cobblestone streets, visit art galleries, sample southern French cuisine and wine, and enjoy the picturesque views.

How to Get from Nice to St. Paul de Vence
Buses from Nice to St. Paul de Vence: Buses run regularly from Nice’s Gare Routiere to St. Paul de Vence, stopping at several coastal cities along the way.

Driving from Nice to St. Paul de Vence: Driving to St. Paul de Vence from Nice takes around 30 minutes. The trip covers a 20 kilometer (12 mile) distance.

Trains from Nice to St. Paul de Vence: Due to the town’s location high up on a hill and the lack of rail transportation to it, taking a train is not advisable.