Provence is located in the south east of France and includes the departments of Var, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and Bouches-du-Rhône. Here you can rent Provence accommodation 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 full of discovery. The cultural region of Provence deserves a long holiday of two weeks in holiday rentals Provence where you can really experience the culture and history that this region has to offer.
Provence villas - enjoy your holidays in France
Travellers to Provence 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 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, you can even take all the lovely food with you. A wine tasting trip is also a must, in order to try some of this regions best wines to take home from holiday rentals Provence. 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.
Nature and fascinating cities - holiday rentals Provence
With excellent weather and lush green countryside, Provence 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, Nice and Toulon. With plenty of famous sites to visit that are also on the UNESCO list of cultural heritage, you will have a fascinating Provence holiday in Provence accommodation.
For a similar atmosphere, but change of scenery, check out Lot et Garonne and Landes!