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Visit outstanding cultural attractions or take a hike amongst the peaks? A romantic tour of the wine route or a family cruise? What will this year's
French holiday bring?

The Stunning Natural Landscapes of Provence

Saint Rémy de Provence, Aix en Provence, Avignon, Nîmes, Gordes, Mont Ventoux – welcome to Provence!
Feel the charm of the architecture and Provençal colors. Explore the region’s numerous villages, each more typical than the last. Discover Gordes, one of the most beautiful villages in France, and its Renaissance castle and traditional old buildings.

Provence: Outdoor Activities

Follow the GR9 long-distance footpath as it winds its way up the emblematic mountain peaks of Provence (Sainte-Victoire, Luberon, Sainte-Baume), all of which stand at an altitude of around 1,100m.

This footpath allows you to admire Mont Ventoux (1,912m), which has been declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve thanks to its rich and varied flora and fauna.
Provence can be explored on foot, by bike or on horseback. The region will delight visitors searching for a unique way of life, with its stunning landscapes, evocative scents and impressive natural scenery.