Relax with the family in Provence. Here are some ideas to entertain you during your stay.
Not to be missed:
- Saint Paul de Vence with the Maeght Foundation, opened in 1964 by Marguerite and Aimé Maeght, displaying a private collection of works by Giacometti, Braque, Chagall, Juan Miró and Calder. In Saint Paul de Vence it’s also possible to visit the Historical Museum of St. Paul: the great moments in the history of the village, through a presentation with sound, wax figures in period costume. Vence is a small, nearby town with a panoramic view of St. Paul de Vence and the Rosaire Chapel, consecrated in 1951 and the last major work of the artist Henri Matisse. 10 minutes from the Hotel Le Saint Paul
- Tourettes-sur-Loup known for violet-related products and the Chapel of St Jean, decorated by the artist Ralph Soupault in 1959. Cagnes sur Mer with the Renoir Museum, dedicated to the famous artist who lived and died here, and Antibes, where Pablo Picasso painted ‘Joie de Vivre’ (Joy of Life) which was donated to the museum. 15 minutes from the Hotel Le Saint Paul
- Biot, since 1956 it has been a centre for hand-made glass, with workshops open to show glass-blowers in action. Home town of the artist Fernand Léger, whose home was turned into a museum in 1969. 20 minutes from the Hotel Le Saint Paul
- Nice, it’s main thoroughfare is the Promenade des Anglais, which gets its name from the British visitors who in the 19th Century would go to Nice to catch the winter sun. Nice also offers to its guests the beautiful old town, with it’s flower market and the Museum of Modern Art.. 30 minutes from the Hotel Le Saint Paul
- Gourdon which is referred to as ‘one of the most beautiful villages in France’, offers to travellers the possibility to visit the castle with it’s 4 beautiful gardens that overlook the valley, the Terrasse d’Honneur, the Italian Terrace, the Apothocary’s Garden and the Provencal Garden, designed in the 17th Century by Le Notre. 30 minutes from the Hotel Le Saint Paul
- Grasse, the capital of perfume-making, with three perfumeries open to visitors, offers the chance to admire the processing and production of the essences. 40 minutes from the Hotel Le Saint Paul
- Monaco is a city to be visited for several reasons. There is the Oceanographic Museum, with more than 3000 types of sea creatures. Remaining in contact with nature, visitors can admire 7000 types of exotic plants in the Exotic Garden. Naturally, a place to not be missed is the Grimaldi Palace, with its interior in Italian style. The Cathedral, built in 1875 in white stone, is now the final resting place of Princess Grace of Monaco, the former US actress Grace Kelly. Monaco is already known for its Casino.45 minutes from the Hotel Le Saint Paul
- Beaulieu with Villa Kerylos, a beautifully recreation of a classical Greek villa overlooking the sea. In the wonderful garden each plant indicates its use in ancient times. 45 minutes from the Hotel Le Saint Paul
- Saint Jean Cap Ferrat was the town in which Beatrice de Rothschild, wife of Baron Ephrussi, lived from 1905. It has an art collection, several themed gardens and extraordinary panoramic views. 45 minutes from the Hotel Le Saint Paul
Ask the Concierge: he will certainly advise about new and exclusive itineraries for a family trip!