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Vence is a commune set in the hills of the Alpes Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France between Nice and Antibes.Ecclesiastical historyThe first known Bishop of Vence is Severus, bishop in 439 and perhaps as early as 419.Among others are: St. Veranus, son of St. Eucherius, Archbishop of Lyon and a monk of Lérins, bishop before 451 and at least until 465; St. Lambert, first a Benedictine monk (died 1154); Cardinal Alessandro Farnese (1505–11).Antoine Godeau, Bishop of Grasse, was named Bishop of Vence in 1638; the Holy See wished to unite the two dioceses. Meeting with opposition from the chapter and the clergy of Vence Godeau left Grasse in 1653, to remain Bishop of Vence, which see he held until 1672.The diocese of Nice now unites the three former Dioceses of Nice, Grasse and Vence.In the build up to your vacation in Vence, plan trip itinerary minutiae using the visitor reviews, staff write-ups, and custom search fields on our France tour builder website.
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