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Vence

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  • Day24

    Medieval Vence

    September 19, 2017 in France ⋅ ⛅ 20 °C

    After leaving the waterfalls, we drove into Vence, which at its core has a medieval village, probably the most used for everyday life of all the ones we have visited so far. This also had lots of restaurants in obscure spots. The kids were mesmerised by the cats - there are a lot of cats in France - so a lot of mesmerising going on!

    There are a few hairy bits on the drive home, which prompted Finn and Kate to start singing the "Dumb ways to die" song. We added some of our own verses which included "driving on French Riviera roads for no good reason", "overtaking at speed when you can't see what's coming" and various iterations thereof.
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  • Day22

    Vence

    September 20, 2019 in France ⋅ ⛅ 21 °C

    Der mittelalterlich wirkende, eiförmige Altstadtkern mit seinen verschachtelten Plätzen und Gassen geht auf die Antike zurück. Ein Ringboulevard mit nahtlos aneinandergefügten Häusern ersetzt heute die einstige Stadtmauer. Im Zentrum ragt die Kathedrale auf - ein römischer Sarkophag dient als Altar. Ein Mosaik von Marc Chagall, das die Errettung Moses' darstellt, schmückt die Taufkapelle.Read more

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