Card no 536 - Maylis et Jean-Pierre
The village of Vence, France
Country Card Sent From: France
Place that Card Sender Lives: Nice
Date Received: 4th May 2013
Distance Travelled: 805 miles
Time Taken: 4 days
Postcrossing id – FR-282890
The medieval walled village of Vence is set in the hills of the Alpes Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in south-eastern France between Nice and Antibes. Vence is famous for its spring water, which can be collected from numerous fountains in the town.
The stamps shows the church at Aulnay, a busy little town famous for this 12th Century church on the pilgrimage route to the shrine of St James of Compostela. There is a delightful market in the town square on Sunday and Thursday mornings.