11 February 2021  |  Tourism

Provence holidays in an exceptional haven of peace

Between unique nature and dynamic cities. How good to hear the song of the cicadas, admire the beauty of the lavender fields as far as the eye can see and the crystal clear waters.

Lavender fields


Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur is France's most popular destination. Hiking in the countryside. Strolling through the alleys of small villages or the chic cities like Monaco or Cannes. Dive into the turquoise waters of the Calanques and Gorges du Verdon. The region is very appreciated for its climate, the diversity of the landscapes, its natural and architectural heritage as well as the softness and friendliness of its residents.

The most beautiful villages of Provence

Flowery squares, cobbled streets, colorful houses, facades, art and history... Let yourself be drawn into the alleys of charming little villages which will lead you to authentic addresses in Provence. For example, in the countryside behind Nice, a stone's throw from the Italian border, Saint-Agnès, Coaraze and Gourdon will offer you excursions and magnificent panoramas.


Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, on the shores of Lake Sainte-Croix. Don't forget Les Baux-de-Provence, classified as a historical monument, on a rocky 245m high plateau, offering exceptional panoramas over Arles, the Camargue and the Alpilles.

Les Baux-de-Provence


Architectural heritage in Provence

Roman ruins Conquered by Rome in the 1st century BC, the region has inherited a vast ancient architectural heritage. The amphitheatres in Provence are among the best preserved, like for example the Cimiez site in Nice and the arenas of Arles.

The Arles Amphitheatre


In addition, the Museum of the Roman Docks and the Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations in Marseille will guide you with testimonials on the activity and development of the port of Marseille.

Marseille Museum


Provençal gastronomic culture

In the heart of the gardens of Provence you will see olive trees, herbs from Provence like lavender, basil and rosemary. Traditional ingredients and aromatics from Provençal cuisine.

Provençale food dishes


The green or black tapenade, anchovy, aioli, not forgetting the tradional Bouillabaisse of Marseille are all culinary specialties of the region.

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Amélie Roca

I am a Community Manager for Pure France as well as the host of Pure France TV, presenting high quality rental homes all over France.

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