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Provence is one of the most beautiful areas in southeastern France and mostly bathed by the Mediterranean Sea that include varied landscapes. Find your ideal villa for your next vacations, surrounded by rolling vineyards, pine forest and olive groves and let the colors of the lavender fields captivate you in the countryside in Moustiers or Sainte Croix-du-Verdon. Stay in the French Riviera and look for an exclusive villa in Côte d’Azur, around Marseilles, Avignon, Cannes, Nice or Saint-Tropez to surround yourself with a glamorous and elegant atmosphere and enjoy the sunny weather, its traditions and the exquisite cuisine. All cities have their own charm.Provence, an emblematic stay
Exclusive and luxury villas to enjoy your trip to Provence. Find the most superb villas, with traditional French architecture, elegant decorations and fine interiors. Enjoy a family vacation or a romantic stay in villas that can accommodate up to 10 people in spacious rooms. Be close to nature and enjoy outdoor activities or pick a villa by the sea and next to the most beautiful beaches. Use your villa as the base to visit neighbouring towns and enjoy coming back home, sit by the fireplace in the lounge and enjoy a nice glass of red as the sun goes down.
Travelers and activities
Provence has become a recurring destination for all those seeking sun and beach tourism. And it is that, at the moment, within its borders there is room for some of the most spectacular beaches in all of France, such as those located in Saint-Tropez. In addition, the climate is ideal for this type of tourism since it enjoys all the benefits of the Mediterranean Sea and its climate. For family beaches head to Sainte-Croix in Martigues, Grand Plage in La Ciotat or Pointe Rouge in Marseille. If you are looking for some more active beaches with watersports options, there is Carro Beach in Martigues, Cape Rousset in Carry-Le-Rouet or Bonnevein in Marseille.Provence for wine lovers
One of the charms of Provence is that the area is an excellent wine producer where most of the wines in the country are made. Specifically, the Côtes de Provence, the Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence and the Coteaux varois en Provence are the three main denominations of origin they have. In the center of all the cities aforementioned and that make up this region, you can taste magnificent wines, have a wine tour and feel the delicate notes in your palate after sipping a rosé, a highly-regarded red from Bandol or a delicious white from Cassis. Raise your glass and enjoy!
Did you know that Provence is the sunniest region in France that enjoys around 300 days of sun per year? Don’t worry about a spot of bad weather here!
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Whether you are a watersports lover or inland activities lover, Provence provides an incredible playground of beaches, rolling verdant hills and beautiful landscapes to enjoy every sport you like. Snorkeling and sailing are two sports disciplines widely practiced on the Côte d'Azur. However, if this region stands out for something, it is for its great variety of hiking trails, especially the one that runs through the Cévennes National Park, the Ardèche and the French Alps are the most interesting and, therefore, draw many adventurers every year. But we also recommend you to visit the Provencal Colorado, near the town of Rustrel. One of the most surreal places to be found in this region, it gets its name from its similarity to the color of the Grand Canyon of Colorado where you can see spectacular formations of up to 20 different shades of ocher. Run, play tennis or simply enjoy a nice stroll along the promenades.2. Go to the lavender fields
One of the top main attractions in Provence are its gorgeous and captivating lavender fields. Lavender is the soul of the region and Luberon has the most renowned lavender fields. To see this spectacular natural wonder, you can visit Provence in bloom from the last week of June until the beginning of August. After that, the lavender is harvested. Get on a Lavender tour and make a short visit of the Abbaye de Sénanque. But it’s not just the fields you can visit. There are distilleries and lavender farms where you can get lavender products as a gift or a souvenir.3. Visit Marseille and the Vieux Port
Marseille is a beautiful and colorful town with a lively port where all the action happens! Around the 6th century, Marseille was one of the European trading hubs in the Mediterranean and now, it has become an excellent getaway in southern France. Enjoy a stroll by the water, find the best fresh fish at the fish market in Quai des Belges and mingle with locals in Le Panier and see its everyday life. Get some sweeping views of the port and the sea from the top of Notre-Dame de la Garde.4. Explore the Gorges du Verdon
Gorges du Verdonare located in the Verdon Regional Park. This is one of the most beautiful settings with a limestone canyon where the crystal clear waters of an intense turquoise color runs for about 15 miles. Let the landscape draw you in and immerse in this stunning natural wonder where you can go kayaking down the river or walking via the hiking paths to see the gorges. Enjoy a nice dip after a session of rock climbing or some rafting.5. Visit hilltop villages
Provence is also home to beautiful hilltop villages not just atop the hills but also perched on cliffs. Follow winding roads up the hill, hike up the footpaths and enjoy the views and the silence of these spectacular scenery. Go to Roussillon, Saint Paul or Vence and see how time seems to stop here. Life is slow, calm, peaceful. Explore the area and discover little gems scattered in nature.6. Discover Arles, one of Van Gogh’s homes.
A UNESCO-listed town, Arles enjoys a rich Roman and Romanesque heritage with stunning monuments such as the arena, the Roman theater or the subterranean galleries. Admire the magnificent Romanesque church of Saint-Trophime and see why Van Gogh chose Arle as his home. He found inspiration for 300 of his works and he also painted the “Yellow house” together with Paul Gauguin.7. Martigues, the Venice of Provence
Do you know Martigues? Come and visit this gorgeous town full of flowers, gardes and multicoloured houses next to Berre Pond. Enjoy the Venice of Provence, walk along its canals, explore the cobbled streets, admire the pretty colored facades of houses lining the cobbled streets and charming squares. Simply enjoy the views and go to Miroir des Oiseaux to look at the nice colorful houses and boats. Visit the fish market around the port of Carro and observe the atmosphere. Simply enjoy the views and get your camera ready!