Best things to do in Provence

Nothing says a holiday in France like Provence. 

The region’s signature mix of inimitable flavours, fragrances, landscapes and light make it easy to see why it is revered by artists and fondly esteemed by locals and far-flung visitors alike. Among the olives, lavender, rosé and watercolours, it’s everything you’d expect the French art de vivre to be, and you’d almost expect a beret-sporting artist with a curly moustache to whip out his brushes to paint you as you bask in the sunshine outside a local café. 

Provence has space, sunshine and style by the bucketload. The accent is most definitely on outdoor living, and everything here is designed to facilitate it. 

What better way to experience it than staying at your very own Provencal cottage for a delightful parenthesis from your everyday life? Pack a hamper with a bottle of vino, a fresh crusty baguette and a pot of tapenade and head off to the hills or down to the beach to soak up the views and the sunshine and simply enjoy the moment. 

About the Region

About the Region

rovence lies in the South West of France, bordered by the French Alps in the north, Italy in the east, the Mediterranean coast in the south and the Rhone river in the west and.

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Food and Drink in Provence

Food and Drink in Provence

Provence is a vast region and each little corner has its own traditions and culinary specialities.

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Best things to do in Provence

Best things to do in Provence

The majestic landscape won’t leave you indifferent. 

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What's On in Provence - Dates for the Diary

What's On in Provence - Dates for the Diary

Festivals abound in Provence during the summer months, with outdoor music, dance and traditional fetes occurring regularly.

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Good to know

Good to know

The best way to discover the region is to hire a car and take your time weaving up and down hills or along the coast with the freedom to stop and take in the sights at your own pace.

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  • Krugen

    Krugen

    Seafront villa. Seaside atmosphere and area characterise this seafront property. Whether it is through the living room's picture windows, from the guestrooms or even the terrace on the garden side, you will always see the ocean. The spacious kitchen

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  • Le Domaine du Moulin

    Le Domaine du Moulin

    Character refined manor, with sea view. From its promontory in the middle of an area of two hectares, the Domaine du Moulin overlooks this legendary coast where earth and sea are melting into each other. The interior, of a refined and grand beauty, airs elegance and harmony

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  • Greens and Golf

    Greens and Golf

    Charming villa with heated pool. With its back to the hill, Greens and Golf offers a magnificent view of the peaceful Pays d'Auge countryside which combines "bocage" and pastureland for as far as the eye can see. Renovated in the style of Normandy timbered houses, this superbly

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  • La Villa sur l Ocean

    La Villa sur l Ocean

    "La Villa sur l'Ocean" is situated in an outstanding location in the moorlands of Brittany on a headland near the ocean and the beaches, just a stone's throw from a charming little village. A stay here offers an opportunity to discover the many facets of this constantly changing marine environment, including vast sandy beaches when...

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  • Sweet Normandy

    Sweet Normandy

    This elegant villa in Normandy is packed with French style and charm. Set amid forests and meadows with long sandy beaches close by, it’s the perfect place to unwind and recharge. Stay in and relax with friends in a cosy atmosphere or head out for fresh air and uplifting coastal walks.

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