The real estate agency C en Provence propose you to find the perfect villa rental for your holiday with a pool in the heart of Provence.During your stay, go on the discovery of this beautiful Provence, South of France with :
* The most beautiful villages of the Luberon valley in Provence with Bonnieux, Ménerbes, Gordes,Lacoste, Goult and all the secret villages in the Luberon area!
* Les Alpilles, the hidden gem of French Provence with breathtaking landscapes, colourful markets, typical villages and delicious local products, situated between Avignon and Arles, les Alpilles is a region not to be missed during your stay in Provence!
* Where are the best market in Provence : a real guide with everything you need about the open air markets in Provence with local produce and specialities to bring home.
* The charming town of l'Isle sur la Sorgue : the provencal Venice!
* Avignon a memorable experience : the city of the Popes, a land of festivals and cultures !
Enjoy to discover Provence and its unique Art de vivre!
Avignon is located in the Provence region of southeastern France.
It is one of the major cities in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region and is known for its rich history, cultural heritage, and stunning architecture.
Avignon served as the seat of the papacy in the 14th century, and its iconic Palais des Papes (Palace of the Popes) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city is also famous for the Pont Saint-Bénézet (Pont d'Avignon), a medieval bridge spanning the Rhône River.
In addition to its historical significance, Avignon is renowned for its vibrant arts scene, particularly during the annual Avignon Festival, one of the largest theater festivals in the world. The city's charming streets, bustling markets, and picturesque squares make it a popular destination for tourists seeking to immerse themselves in the beauty and culture of Provence.
Whether you're exploring its medieval landmarks, sampling local cuisine at bustling cafes, or strolling through its scenic parks and gardens, Avignon offers a memorable experience in the heart of Provence.
If you are visiting Provence as a group, with family or friends, you might all have different interests. No need to worry. Provence is so rich in culture, heritage and nature that everyone will indeed find something to enjoy.
Here is our non-exhaustive list of 15 activities and attractions in Provence. Whether you are here for a day, a weekend or an extended stay, we hope this will help you enjoy the Provençal art de vivre.
Below we have listed :
* 5 sports activities in Provence
* 5 entertaining outings in Provence
* 5 cultural attractions in Provence
The landscapes of Les Alpilles offer a delightful combination : the softness of the vineyards and olive groves meets the sparkling minerality of the limestone ridges. A dream setting perfect for hiking, mountain biking, road cycling and horse riding.
The Alpilles Regional Nature Park, located in the Bouches-du-Rhône department, is home to protected fauna and flora, exceptional sites and charming villages. It is impossible not to be taken in by the beauty of this region, which brings together everything there is to love about Provence :
* Picturesque villages with an authentic way of life
* Hiking trails with spectacular views
Picturesque and timeless, open-air markets are, to this day the beating heart of Provence.
* Discover some of the most beautiful markets in Provence, in town or on village squares.
* Read about what local products you will find on their stalls and what you shouldn’t miss out on.
It is hard not to feel fascinated when discovering the perched villages of the Luberon.
Imagine the courage and resilience men had to show to build these stone citadels!
The beauty of these villages continues to inspire poets, writers, painters and artisans.
Some of these perched villages of the Vaucluse are world-famous and keep attracting fans of Provence. However, a few others might not have the same notoriety, yet they are just as charming as their illustrious neighbours.
Let us walk you through the ten most beautiful villages on the northern side of the Luberon. You can later discover them at your own pace during your stay in Provence.
With his nickname of La Venise comtadine or the little Venice, the town is full of restaurants and cafes, but also art and decoration shops.
With some 300 antique dealers clustered in various sites such as the Ile aux Brocantes and the Village des Antiquaires de la Gare, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue attracts bargain-hunters from all over the world looking for rare pieces or original trinkets.
Canoeing and fishing, in the river la Sorgue, are popular activities in the area. The sunday market morning is the place to be to discover a real market in Provence.