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Provence at a glance

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Provence at a glance

A multi-faceted region

What makes Provence, this little triangle of land located in the South East of France, so attractive and famous worldwide? There are many reasons.
Wonderful countryside, hilltop villages, spectacular limestone scenary, beautiful coastline, a wealth of history, flavours, colours and light, heat and scents, culture, markets, outstanding wines, great painters and writers, outdoor activities, and above all, 300 sunny days a year!

The Mediterranean coast, Marseille and Cassis

Marseille, the second largest city in France, is located along one of the most sumptuous bays in the ...

Perched villages in Luberon

Everywhere in Provence you will be charmed by quaint villlages so very often perched on rocky outcro ...

Discover olive trees in the footsteps of Van Gogh

The best area for olive oil in Provence is the Alpilles mountain range, a gentle countryside filled ...

Lifestyles: markets, food and wine

Wine tours, gourmet tours, market visits, and shopping trips are all a part of life in Provence. ...

Two captivating Povencal cities: Avignon and Aix-en-Provence

Great moments in Provence are provided through strolling the streets of the classical Aix-en-Provenc ...

Romans in Provence

Provence is the part of Gaul that was first conquered by the Romans. They founded many cities and in ...

Painters in Provence

Cézanne, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Picasso, Signac, Matisse, Braque, Derain, Dufy… Many great names.