Provence was the first Roman province established beyond the Alps mountain range. Choose from one of our many apartments and villas in Provence for your holiday. Provence lies along the southern edge of France and is predominately rural with sweeping coastlines, fields of lavender and thyme and other picturesque landscapes.
Provence stretches from Orange to Nice, and has a number of remarkable tourism opportunities including wine tasting, hiking, and spending time beach-side. Visitors can use the extensive railway system to travel between major cities and then take a local bus, a guided tour company or a rental car to travel into rural areas and villages.
Holiday villas in Aix-en Provence
Aix-en Provence is a distinct area of Provence known for its waters and local artisans. It has an extremely mild climate, which is spring-like year round. The city of Aix is rich with both fountains and museums of interest for those who want to learn about the local history and culture. It also has a vibrant outdoor marketplace that is excellent for perusal. For those looking for both dining and entertainment La Passage
offers both local fare and live music on Friday nights.
Accommodation inland from Draguignan for rent
Draguignan is a large town to the northeast area of Provence that provides visitors with excellent access to the Var area. There is a rich array of viticulture in the area, and wine tasting is a popular pastime for visitors. Especially exquisite are the wine caves near Bandol. For those interested in a seaside excursion, the Beaches of Saint-Tropez offer an excellent port experience, while the Beaches of Cavaliere-Sur-Mer offer the longest stretch of sandy coast in Provence. Boat tours are also available on the Rade of Toulon, the main anchorage base for the French Navy. Hiking excursions along the Massif De L'Esterel area are also a popular outing in this region.
Luxury villas inland from Aix
Just inland from Aix is Luberon, perhaps the most well known tourist destination in Provence. Luberon has long been a holiday destination for French high society, and hosts a wide variety of landscapes, historic areas, and tourist destinations. For example, Cave Bonelly was Samuel Beckett's hiding place during WWII. The city of Digne is also nearby and is best known as the center for the global lavender trade. The local countryside is rich in agricultural pursuits and offers guests sweeping views of rolling mountains, hiking opportunities, wine tasting, flower picking and more.