Eygalières, a charming village nestling at the foot of the Alpilles mountains. With its cobbled streets, stone houses and Provençal atmosphere, Eygalières offers an authentic experience of life in the French countryside. The village is surrounded by vast fields of olive trees and vineyards, providing a picturesque and typically Mediterranean landscape.
Eygalières is famous for its historic heritage, with its 12th-century church and medieval castle overlooking the village. Stroll through the narrow streets and discover local craft shops, art galleries and traditional restaurants serving delicious Provençal cuisine.
Nestled in the majestic Alpilles mountains, between Avignon and Arles, lies a little gem: Saint-Rémy de Provence. Beautifully restored mansions, Renaissance and 18th-century town houses, chapels and convents line the winding streets of the historic centre. Shady boulevards, squares embellished with ancient fountains and café and restaurant terraces are all invitations to enjoy the Provencal art of living. The town's rich heritage is further enhanced by the Glanum archaeological site and the Antiques Museum, where the Arc de Triomphe and the Mausoleum of Julius are exceptional examples of early Antiquity.
The village of Baux-de-Provenceperched on a rocky outcrophas a incredibly rich architectural heritage rich. Its citadel overlooks natural sites of extraordinary beauty.
Discover one of Most Beautiful Villages in France and places steeped in history.
City of Art and History, rich in ancient remains. Arles is a town on the Rhône in the Provence region of southern France. It is famous for having inspired the paintings of Van Gogh, who influenced the contemporary art exhibited at the Vincent Van Gogh Foundation. Once the provincial capital of ancient Rome, Arles is also renowned for its many ruins from that era, including the Arles amphitheatre, which now hosts plays, concerts and bullfights.
The historic centre of this former city of the Popes is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
A meeting place lined with café terraces and restaurants, the square is always bustling with activity. Just like the Place du Palais up the road, a vast esplanade taken over in summer by street performers. And as its name suggests, this is where you'll find the formidable Palais des Papes, emblem of the city and monumental testimony to Avignon's importance in the Christian world in the Middle Ages.
The Pont du Gard is located in the heart of a region with a rich historical heritage, close to Nîmes, Uzès and Avignon. The most visited ancient monument in France and a Unesco-listed aqueduct, the Pont du Gard remains one of mankind's great masterpieces. A marvel of antiquity and a technical feat, it's also a magical site that's gone wild again since it was redeveloped.
48 metres high, it has a triple row of superimposed arches: 6 arches on the lower level, 11 on the second and 35 on the third. The upper section is 273 metres long (originally 360 metres with 12 additional arches).
Known as the "Venice of the Comtadine", L'Isle sur la Sorgue is one of the most attractive towns in the PACA region because of its exceptional living environment. It draws its attraction from the Sorgue, a river with a never-dry source that gives the strange impression of a miraculous suspension of time. Antique dealers, boutiques with character, galleries, Campredon Art Centre, a cultural mecca, all these ingredients contribute to the myth of the "L'Isle sur la Sorgue" phenomenon.
The city of Nîmes was remarkably built around and with its Roman monuments. It is this ancient architecture, in its various forms over the centuries, that has given the city its identity, its personality and its uniqueness, conferring on it an exceptional universal value.
The commune of Fontaine de Vaucluse nestles around its chasm in a valley at the foot of a cliff in the Monts de Vaucluse. In fact, it was Fontaine de Vaucluse that gave its name to the department of Vaucluse - Vallis Clausa or the Close Valley. The small, sunny village is ideal for a Sunday stroll. You can stroll at your own pace in the coolness emanating from the spring, admire the remains and small historic monuments, visit the local craft shops (glass and crystal, stationery, confectionery, jewellery and pottery), the santon eco-museum, or recharge your batteries on the terrace of one of the restaurants or ice-cream parlours after a gentle climb to the source of the Sorgue.
The Camargue, a vast wetland area in the Rhone delta, is an exceptional region: biologically rich, with a diversity of flora and fauna, a variety of landscapes, the grandeur and history of Provençal culture...
From sandy beaches to reed beds, from rice paddies to wheat fields, from salt marshes to the Grande Bleue, the Camargue Regional Nature Park has many faces to offer visitors. Born of the struggle between the Rhône and the Mediterranean Sea, the Camargue is one of the richest biological regions in Western Europe. Situated on the migration route of birds from northern Europe to Africa, the Camargue is a major migratory stopover. It is also home to France's only nesting ground for pink flamingos, its world-famous emblem.
A superb hilltop village in the heart of the Luberon. On the edge of the Parc Naturel Régional du Luberon, in the heart of the Monts de Vaucluse, Gordes is the emblem of the Provençal hilltop village. Described, photographed and admired a thousand times, it owes its aura to the illustrious artists who once revealed it and left a cultural imprint that is still very much alive today.
First Duchy of France. Situated in a triangle formed by the towns of Nîmes, Alès and Avignon, the discreet but oh-so-elegant town of Uzès has preserved much evidence of its rich past. Surrounded by the Boulevard Gambetta, the medieval town is a maze of narrow streets and shady squares lined with 17th and 18th century town houses. Every Saturday, under the arcades of the Place aux Herbes and in the surrounding streets, a market is held, whose reputation has long since spread beyond the borders of the region. You'll find an abundance of local produce, in the warm, colourful atmosphere of a Provencal market.
A Mediterranean city, with the pleasures of shopping, its heritage, the pleasure of a terrace overlooking the Mediterranean, and its architectural beauties. Marseille with the Vieux Port, the lungs of Marseille. In the 18th century, the Old Port was at its peak: ships, quays crowded with merchandise, carpenters, sailors, shipowners, convicts from the Arsenal... Fort Saint-Nicolas and Fort Saint-Jean, which protected the entrance to the port and kept watch over the people of Marseille. There are also the islands, les Goudes, and so many things to discover with a southern flavour.