This region located in the south of France is the ideal place for a weekend getaway spent discovering beautiful medieval towns in a countryside dotted with grapevines, olive trees and lavender.
This is a special area that is simultaneously rustic and refined, with a truly unique charm that has inspired artists throughout the ages.
The northwest area is known for the city of Avignon, which is built between ramparts and is famous for the “Palace of the Popes”, possibly the most important gothic style building in the world.
Only a few kilometres to the south, you will find Arles. This town is memorable for its historical significance and the enormous Roman amphitheatre where you can enjoy plays and live music.
In the heart of this region lies Aix-en-Provence, the principal capital from artistic, cultural and historical points of view. It holds some of the south of France’s richest architectural history within its city walls
Marseilles is the 2013 European culture capital, and is also famous for its soap and its role in the French national anthem. It is also well known the world over for being the second largest French city and the largest national port for tourist boats.
The mild Mediterranean climate that this region enjoys allows local and international tourists to visit and stay in Provence all year round.