The tourist office in Vence

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The tourist office in Vence

The tourist office in Vence is located on the Place du Grand Jardin in a very beautiful Belle Époque villa. The staff is at your disposal with useful knowledge and assistance for your stay in Vence and on the Côte d’Azur.

Brochures at the tourist office in Vence
At the tourist office in Vence you will find all useful information for your stay – ©Vence Tourisme

The tourist office in Vence – your helping hand

The tourist office in Vence is located on the ground floor of the incredibly beautiful Villa Alexandrine centrally located on the city’s main square – Place du Grand Jardin.

You can read much more here about this impressive Belle Époque villa from 1911, which today also houses the museum of the Polish master writer Witold Gombrowicz, who lived in the villa during the last time of his life.

Villa Alexandrine in Vence with the tourist office
The beautiful Belle Époque architecture of Villa Alexandrine from 1911, which houses the tourist office in Vence – ©cityxee.com

At the tourist office you will find a welcoming team of professionals who are ready to give you all the advice and tips that will help make your holiday an even greater experience.

In the tourist office’s comfortable lounge, you can sit and immerse yourself in the many brochures and find information about experiences and tours throughout the area.

staff at the turistkontoret in Vence
At the tourist office you will meet good advice on experiences and trips in the area – ©Vence Tourisme

The shop – bring home a local souvenir

The tourist office also has a shop where you can buy various local souvenirs from Vence. Here you will find, among other things:

  • Posters, postcards, umbrellas and shopping bags
  • 100% local and natural products
  • Delicacies from Roy Albert (candied flowers, flower syrup, nougat, etc.)
  • Local soaps from Apollimel
  • Books on gastronomy and the Côte d’Azur
  • Souvenirs with Witold Gombrowicz

By Tommy Sverre – 2022

Contact via email:
info.vence@nicecotedazurtourisme.com

The Tourist Office’s website:
Vence tourist office

Opening hours
January, February, March, November, December
Open Monday to Saturday
from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from until

April, May, June, September, October
Open Monday to Saturday
9.00 to 13.00 and 14.00 to 18.00

July & August
Open Monday to Saturday
9.00 to 12.00 and 14.00 to 18.00
Sunday: 10.00 to 14.00

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