La Cathedrale Notre-Dame de la Nativite de Vence, Vence

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One of France’s most beautiful cathedrals, La Cathedrale Notre-Dame de la Nativite de Vence was built in the eleventh century. It was built over the ruins of Built on the site of a temple of Mars and a Merovingian church. It has Gothic architecture and a Baroque Romanesque character to it. You can see the tomb of St. Lambert with his epitaph, a sarcophagus of the fifth century called "tomb of St. Veran ", in the aisle, and holy angels of the sixteenth century, in the altar. In many of the pillars, there are embedded Carolingian stone and beautiful setting interlacing. In the baptistery, a gorgeous mosaic of Chagall is of Moses can be found. The castle is an epitome of exquisite architecture. You must not miss it when in Vence! Arrange to visit La Cathedrale Notre-Dame de la Nativite de Vence and other attractions in Vence using our Vence road trip planner .
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  • A must see the chagall mosaic! Not easy to find, it is at the bottom left. And you can take pictures!
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  • Vence has a beautiful church which has been renovated for lived there in not losing its cachet. Gothic church next to the Town Hall and the market place.
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  • Sited on ruins from Roman times this Cathedral has seem some history pass ! The Church of the Nativity has a fantastic entry tower, very ornate & the interior is just as beautiful and is well worth a ...  more »
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  • Excellent Cathedral situated in the centre of Vence. It has a Mark Chagall mosaic under the rear window. Upstairs there is a large collection of exquisite 16th century wooden stations of the cross carvings, look out for the cheeky misericords. If you are lucky you might meet The exceptionally knowledgable female guide who will provide a comprehensive history to the collection.
  • Beautiful cathedral in one of the most beatiful towns in France. It's a quiet place. If you don't believe, it's a great place to think. The facade is very colourful. The inside is very nice as well. The floor is beautiful. Take a seat on one of the benches and take a good look around. You'll love it. The mosaic at the baptisery, made by Chagall, is very colourful.
  • Beautiful cathedral with the wonderful Mosaic
  • It is called smallest cathedral in town. Tourist attraction point.
  • Nice
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