Saint-Paul de Vence has preserved behind it's ramparts raised on order of François Ier, the aspect of a feudal city guard of the ancient border of the Var.
Numerous artists and writers frequented the village and the Auberge de la "Colombe d'or", among whom Matisse, Modigliani, Chagall, Jean Giono, Jacques Prévert, Yves Montand and Simone Signoret.
Saint-Paul de Vence is a very frequented place for it's very numerous art galleries and for the Foundation Maeght, museum dedicated to the modern and contemporary art. The Foundation is situated in a garden decorated with numerous outdoors sculptures and welcome every year more than 200 000 guests. It exhibits works of Joan Miro and Alberto Giacometti. The summer, the permanent collection leaves the place to temporary exhibitions.
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