Summer holidays Provence Alpes in this historical region. Provence Alpes is located in the south east of France and is made up of the former regions of Provence, Avignan, Nice and the coastline known as the French Riviera. Here you can rent cosy cottages Provence Alpes as well as luxury villas Provence Alpes to enjoy your stay in this beautiful region known since the Romans left their mark. Here you can discover amazing Roman castles and amphitheatres for a holiday Provence Alpes full of discovery. The cultural region of Provence Alpes deserves a long holiday of two weeks in a holiday home Provence Alpes, villa Provence or cosy cottage Provence Alpes where you can really experience the culture and history that this region has to offer.
The Provence is surrounded by other beautiful holiday regions also worth a visit:
Travellers to Provence Alpes will always enjoy the French cuisine found here, with local food such as cheese, sausages, bread, wine and local crafts to buy. Local dishes include stuffed tomatoes, leg of lamb with famous Provence herbs. Each village in Provence Alpes hosts its own market once a week where you can buy the local food to take with you on your picnic while exploring the countryside. If you book self catering Provence accommodation like a villa Provence or a holiday rental Provence you can even take all the lovely food with you. A wine tasting trip is also a must, to try some of this regions best wines to take home from your holiday Provence Alpes. Also produced here is very high quality olive oil and many fruits and vegetables. In addition to a bottle of wine, a bottle of olive oil is also a great gift to bring home from your holidays in a villa Provence. Provence is not too far from Piedmont and Aosta Valley in Italy - like Provence famous for its delicacies.
With excellent weather and lush green countryside, Provence Alpes is a relaxing holiday destination where you can take long walks though the legendary purple lavender fields – imagine the fragrance. These fields are very important to the perfume industry known in the cities of Avignon, Provence, Aix-en-Provence, Nice and Toulon. With plenty of famous sites to visit that are also on the UNESCO list of cultural heritage, you will have fascinating Provence holidays in a Provence villa or chalet Provence Alpes.