Villages to visit in Provence, South of France (42)
The beauty of Aix-en-Provence, city of Art, is discovered while strolling. Through the promenades around the renowned Cours Mirabeau. It was the city of the painter Paul Cézanne, its countryside inspired some of the greatest impressionist artwork.
A former Roman military camp, Apt is today a small Provençal town where you will find charming holiday rentals. Apt is a retreat in the Calavon valley, between the Monts de Vaucluse and the Massif du Lubéron. The old part of the town, Vieille Ville, is a magnificent tourist attraction, which hides behind the old town walls, hidden from the road by the newer residential area which now surrounds the historic centre.
Arles, Capital city of the Camargue region, the meeting place for photography, music and bullfights… A city of art and history with its ancient city center and roman monuments.
Aubignan is a relatively small village in the Vaucluse department of the Provence-Alpes Cote d’Azur region of southern France. A host of unforgettable experiences are on offer throughout the area, with abundant nature and world-class historical sites.
The magnificent, ancient town of Avignon, France, is simply beautiful. There are fantastic attractions everywhere in Avignon. Avignon heart of Provence, the wonderful papal city, the historical city center and the breath-taking papal palace. You shouldn't visit the Vaucluse without a visit to Avignon ...
Said to be one of the prettiest villages in the whole of France, Les-Baux-de-Provence is certainly stunning with its hilltop location in the Alpilles, in Provence, Southern France. It overlooks exceptional landscapes on Arles, the Camargue and the Alpilles and offers you panoramas to take your breath away. The immense and superb stone fortress is undoubtedly one of the must see attractions in Provence.
Beaumes de Venise is a small, picturesque French village named after the old Provencal name for caves – ‘beaumes’, which are to be found in the surrounding hills.
At the foot of the famous Mont Ventoux, in the Vaucluse, the small perched town of Bédoin overlooks majestically the surroundings. The church of Saint Pierre, which dominates its town center, is visible for miles. Bedoin is also considered the mecca for cyclists in Provence.
The ancient fortified village of Bonnieux is perched high above the Combe de Lourmarin, dominated by the ancient church which marks the skyline. The village has a wonderfully Provençal appearance, and is a great base for walking and cycling holidays as well as the wider exploration of the Luberon area.
At the foot of the Mount Ventoux Caromb is a quiet and charming village. Steeped in tradition and is the ideal place for those who would like a holiday away from the masses. A Caromb holiday offers visitors the chance to relax in stunning surroundings with a several activities available for the more energetic in the group. A Caromb holiday rental provides all of the comforts that you would expect of a hotel with the added bonus of some stunning scenery.