Favourites

Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur Travel Guide

by rifadmin on 25-04-2019 in Aritcles1

Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur Travel Guide

The French Riviera, or the Cote d'Azur, is the beautiful stretch of coastline in the southeastern corner of France. 

Provence is a fascinating land, celebrated for its excellent climate, breathtaking scenery, fine beaches, suberb food and fashionable resorts. There really are few places in Europe that can compete with the romantic ambience and allure, with that special combination of glamorous places, beautiful people and rich cultural heritage.

It’s a land of wine and food, culture and history. In the summer months, the fields are filled with lavender and sunflowers. Come autumn, vineyards and olive trees are harvested. It’s a top tourist destination and arguably one of the most beautiful regions of France (as if you already needed more reasons to visit Provence)…

It's now known as the ultimate holiday destination, offering white sandy beaches, a warm climate as well as world-class shopping and dining scenes. But what else is there to know about this stunning coastline?

25 miles of beaches
From vast stretches of white sandy beaches to private, pebbled coves, the expansive coastline of the Cote d'Azur is iconically beautiful, making it perfect for a city-beach holiday!

Monaco
Home to the infamous Monaco grand prix, this city is also the second smallest country in the world after Vatican in Rome! They have also enjoyed a tax-free lifestyle since the 1870s!

Provence owes its charm in part to the sunshine, clear light and varied landscape. The region (along with the Alps and the Cote d'Azur) is a year-round destination accessible to all, with good road and rail connections and budget airline routes to Nice and Marseille from most European countries.

A little north of Cannes is the old town of Grasse, whose mild climate makes it a popular winter resort. This is the centre of the perfume industry in France and famous for its fields of roses, jasmine and lavender, which are harvested and distilled to make scent and essences.

During the winter season, the combination of sun and exceptional snow cover makes for excellent skiing and there are many resorts to choose from. Pra-Loup and Foux d'Allos are linked together to form one of the largest ski areas in the southern Alpes. Chabanon, Grand-Puy, Soleilhas-Vauplane and others are more family orientated.

Nice carnival runs 13th February through to 1st March, a riot of colour and celebration for Mardi Gras that embraces a Main Carnival Parade,  the Carnival Parade of Lights and the delightful Flower Parade. Later in Spring the wild flowers are in bloom on the hillsides, so it’s a great time for walking and cycling, browsing outdoor markets and visiting vineyards.

In summer the beaches come into their own, with long stretches of sand, the clear Mediterranean sea, boats and water sports . The thermals provide excellent conditions for hang-gliding, paragliding and ballooning and all this can be followed by dining out on sumptuous local food and wine under the stars.

All year round there are cities with Roman heritage, interesting museums, art galleries and artists’ homes to explore. Aix-en-Provence is seen as the intellectual heart of the region, with its' thermal springs, great cultural festivals and association with the painter Paul Cezanne.

Rent in France offers some truly spectacular properties for rent in Provence, including a selection of the finest properties from Q Home. If you want luxury, convenience, ambience and everything inbetween, enquire with us today about our beautiful Q Home villas in Provence-Alpes-Cote d`Azur. Q Home has several villa rentals in Provence and along the Cote d'Azur. There is everything available, from a small two-person villa to a luxury villa for twenty guests. Click here to view all the holiday villas available through Q Home

We are confident that with Rent in France, you will find a holiday property to suit your needs.

 Find out more about where to stay and what to enjoy in Provence-Alpes-Cote D'Azur.

Leave a Comment

Follow Us

Light and Spacious Holiday Home with Private Pool Near Montelimar, Drome

Light and Spacious Holiday Home with Private Pool Near Montelimar, Drome

Weekly Rental: GBP to GBP

5 sleeps

Lovely light spacious interior and rural without feeling remote, this converted stone-built gite set in an acre of

Contact Owner

Attractive House with Stunning views and Private Swimming Pool, Dordogne - Dragon Vert

Attractive House with Stunning views and Private Swimming Pool, Dordogne - Dragon Vert

Weekly Rental: GBP to GBP

6 sleeps

Attractive property with swimming pool and stunning views. Sleeps up to 6 people in three bedrooms. Set above a lively

Contact Owner

Lovely Converted Barn House with Swimming Pool in Prechacq-Josbaig, Near the Pyrenees

Lovely Converted Barn House with Swimming Pool in Prechacq-Josbaig, Near the Pyrenees

Weekly Rental: GBP 707 to GBP 1155

6 sleeps

Located in a Béarn village between Navarrenx and Oloron St Marie. The gite, Les Galets, is a charming converted barn

Contact Owner

2 Holiday Cottages Alongside the Canal du Midi near Carcassonne, Aude - Olive Tree

2 Holiday Cottages Alongside the Canal du Midi near Carcassonne, Aude - Olive Tree

Weekly Rental: EUR 455 to EUR 1025

4 sleeps

2 Independant superb gites. 2 bedrooms, BBQ, patio, garden & heated pool. Set at the edge of a typical French Village

Contact Owner

Charming Family House with Private Pool and Garden in Bagnols-en-Foret, Var

Charming Family House with Private Pool and Garden in Bagnols-en-Foret, Var

Weekly Rental: USD 135 to USD 457

10 sleeps

La Bergerie is a 17th Century, Provencal, old stone house with character and charm, which was originally built for a

Contact Owner

La Loge  -  Sleeps 4  -  SPECIAL OFFER FOR SEPTEMBER.  Cosy House in South-facing Courtyard.

La Loge - Sleeps 4 - SPECIAL OFFER FOR SEPTEMBER. Cosy House in South-facing Courtyard.

Weekly Rental reduced from £445 to £350 for remaining weeks in September

Exceptional Summer Special

Exceptional Summer Special

2020 has been an exceptional year, so we thought we would offer an exceptional special. Our studio has never been

Extended stay

Extended stay

Special rates for extended stays November to March. Please contact owners for details

Discount for two week booking

Discount for two week booking

£50 discount on second week when booking two weeks

Late booking offer 15% discount

Late booking offer 15% discount

Late booking offer 15% discount for start dates within 4 weeks

About Us

Rent-in-France.co.uk was launched in 2007 and is one of the best advertising sites for holiday rentals in France! Search our site for thousands of fantastic holiday homes throughout France.

Contact Us

Rent-in-France

Tel: +44 208 1443950

Copyright 2007-2019 © Rent-in-France.co.uk