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Tourism in Provence

Take a look at the tourist guide to Provence and its region. It contains more than 800 addresses of hotels, holiday lets, gîtes, restaurants, leisure centres and a range of other activities to ensure a successful holiday in Provence.

List of towns

Provence

Provence, the picture postcard

Reputed for its quality of life and endearing character, Provence prides in its rich historic and cultural heritage and inimitably relaxing lifestyle. Tourism in Provence is all about stunning landscapes, festivities, colourful food markets and beautiful homes, whether stone farmhouses or elegant bastides. Provence is an authentic and welcoming region, whose ancient customs are still celebrated and willingly shared with visitors on an everyday basis.

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Portraits of town

Saint Rémy de Provence

Seductive Saint Rémy

Everything we love about Provence is condensed in this village, which attracts many celebrities and travellers from all climes, come to immerse themselves in our serene Provençal lifestyle.

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Tarascon

Tarascon, a town of legends

Yet another castle... the Bouches-du-Rhône certainly isn't short of them! This one is situated on the banks of the Rhône river. Massive and very well-preserved, it was once home to the famous King René I of Anjou and his court. The rest of the town, and in particular the centre, features a pleasant architecture.

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Aix en Provence

So chic Aix-en-Provence

A town of water, art and history, packed with magnificent buildings, Aix-en-Provence offers visitors a myriad of delightful squares, streets and lanes. The atmosphere on either side of Cours Mirabeau, which divides the city in two, is totally different.

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Aubagne

Aubagne working the land

Dominated by Mont Garlaban and encircled by hills, Aubagne is, first and foremost, the birthplace of Marcel Pagnol. Earthenware is Aubagne's second claim to fame and the fruit of the town's ancient and thriving clay industry

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Les Baux de Provence

Les Baux, the village of stone

There's no doubt about it, the medieval citadel of Les Baux definitely deserves its ranking as a listed site and one of France's most beautiful villages. Perched on a rocky spur, the village huddles in the shelter of its ancient castle, which appears to emerge from the very stone on which it is built.

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Salon de Provence

Salon, the saga of the soap

Salon the discrete, set midway between the Alpilles area and the coast, is another beauty of Provence. The town is dominated by the post-medieval Château d'Empéri, but this is not its only architectural treasure

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