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Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur , France


Destinations in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (7)

  • Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, France

    Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, quite simply, is Upper Provence. Along the Côte d’Azur and the Riviera, this region is usually referred to as l’arrière pays – the back country. And, like “the sticks” the world over, it isn’t...

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  • Alpilles and Garrigues, France

    The Alpilles are the essence of Provence. In fact, if you have ever dreamed of Provence, it probably looked like Vincent Van Gogh’s wheat fields and cypress trees, stony white hills and starry nights, tumbling clouds in brilliant...

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  • Côte d’Azur, France

    Côte d’Azur, or the Riviera, is that grand sweep of Mediterranean coast that stretches from just east of la Ciotat, all the way to the Italian border. It is a large area with dozens of beaches and, despite the coast’s reputation...

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  • French Riviera, France

    The French Riviera is famous the world over as the playground of the rich and illustrious. Here, at places such as Cap Ferrat, in mansions tucked away behind walls and tall, well-trimmed hedges, one can find virtually anything...

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  • Marseille, France

    Marseille and Aix en Provence, couldn’t be more different. Marseille, an industrial, trade and transport capital, is a genuine crossroads of the world – and has been for thousands of years. Here, gigantic ocean liners and massive cargo ships...

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  • The Camargue, France

    Broad, flat and sunburnt, the Camargue is an almost surreal web of shallow, lakes (étangs), meandering rivers, canals, marshes and dunes. Part-desert, part-irrigated plain, part-grassland, part-nature reserve, it is an area of France truly...

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  • The Vaucluse, France

    The Vaucluse. Vineyards, olive groves and orchards spread across valley floors. Three wine growing areas contribute to the region’s prosperity. Both the Côtes du Ventoux and the Côtes du Lubéron produce delicate young wines,...

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