OFF THE BEATEN TRACK
Look beyond museums and traditional galleries for art with these four unexpected cultural destinations in the area.
1 CHÂTEAU LA COSTE
The Tadao Ando-designed main building and art centre at this winery is the starting point for an art and architecture walk touring the works and structures scattered around the estate.
2 LA COLOMBE D’OR
This boutique hotel was a popular destination for artists like Henri Matisse, Joan Miró and Marc Chagall, who exchanged their art for food and accommodation – their works are still on display.
3 SAINT-PAUL DE VENCE CEMETERY
The tombstone of Russian-French artist Marc Chagall can be found at the town’s picturesque cemetery, decorated with stones by visitors to the graveyard.
4 CHAPELLE DU ROSAIRE DE VENCE
Designed by Henri Matisse, who lived in the area, this small Catholic chapel dating from the early 1950s features stunning stained-glass panels and murals by the artist.