Just saying Provence conjures up a scene of summer, of air filled with the scent of lavender, the tangy aroma of freshly pressed olive oil and the sound of cicadas singing. In winter though, there’s nothing quite like the sight of the snow-capped peak of the Sainte-Victoire Mountain. Provence really is a year round destination which offers a taste of the good life in a way that’s truly unique. Genuine joie de vivre is found in every corner of Provence, from villages and historic towns to the mountains and untamed countryside.
On the Côte d’Azur, admire the vivid blue of the Mediterranean that laps the coves, islands and golden beaches. It’s an incredible natural colour chart that inspired the greatest painters of the 20th century.
The Côte d’Azur is also glittering with world-class events such as the Cannes Film Festival – and the warm hues of its villages and gardens give it an inimitable holiday atmosphere, bolstered by the famous scents of its hinterland.
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- The cities of Marseille, Aix-en-Provence and Avignon
- The Carrière de Lumières in Les Baux-de-Provence
- The cities of Nice, Cannes and Saint-Tropez
- The Estérel massif
- The Golden Islands
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