Saint-Paul-de-Vence on the French Riviera

Monday, 27 May 2019 - 11:00 am (CET/MEZ) Berlin | Author/Destination:
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Saint-Paul-de-Vence is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France with 3500 inhabitants. One of the oldest medieval towns on the French Riviera, it is well known for its modern and contemporary art museums and galleries such as Fondation Maeght which is located nearby.

Saint-Paul-de-Vence has long been a haven of the famous, mostly due to the La Colombe d’Or hotel, whose former guests include Jean-Paul Sartre and Pablo Picasso. During the 1960s, the village was frequented by French actors Yves Montand, Simone Signoret and Lino Ventura, and poet Jacques Prévert.

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Saint-Paul is also well known for the artists who have lived there, such as Jacques Raverat, Gwen Raverat and Marc Chagall and more recently the couple Bernard-Henri Lévy and Arielle Dombasle. Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman has a home there. American writer James Baldwin died there in 1987. British actor Donald Pleasence died there in 1995. Miami FC player Vincenzo Rennella was born in Saint-Paul-de-Vence.

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