Useful information – Vence

Here you’ll find all the practical information you need to enjoy your stay in Vence!

Getting to Vence by public transport

Ideally situated between the sea and the Baous, the town of Vence is a haven of peace within easy reach.

  • ✈️ Nice Côte d’Azur airport 16 km away;
  • 🚆 Nice TGV station 20 km away;
  • 🚆 Cagnes-sur-mer SNCF TER station 9 km away.

🚌 Getting to Vence by bus

From Parc Phoenix or Cagnes-sur-mer station, a bus will take you to Vence:
Line 9: Parc Phoenix ➔ Cagnes-sur-mer station ➔ Vence

Find timetables on the Lignes d’Azur network website

Getting to Vence by car

🚗 By car, Vence is 40 minutes from Nice and Cannes on the motorway:

  • Exit 47 from Nice ;
  • Exit 48 from Cannes.

Parking plan

Stroll around Vence

The charming historic centre of Vence is full of colourful alleyways, squares with fountains and small local shops… an invitation to take your time and enjoy the gentle surroundings.

Local markets in Vence

Every week, shopkeepers, market-gardeners and restaurateurs invite you to share their passion and conviviality in Vence’s most emblematic squares:

  • Tuesday morning, Place Maréchal Juin: ready-to-wear and accessories ;
  • Wednesday morning, Place du Grand Jardin: second-hand goods dealers and second-hand booksellers;
  • Friday morning, Place Maréchal Juin and Place du Grand Jardin: food, ready-to-wear and accessories;
  • Saturday morning, Place du Grand Jardin: organic and local food market;
  • Sunday mornings, historic town centre: flavour market, meeting with restaurateurs;
  • From April to October, 1st Friday of the month, Place Clemenceau: Artisa’Vence designer market.
Un couple se baladant dans les ruelles de Vence
Ruelles de Vence / @Lisadelsol

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