Holiday Villas in Provence

  • This wonderful, ivy clad chateau lies just outside the beautiful city of Aix-en-Provence. Extensive woodland and formal parterre gardens with an elegant, black-lined pool set the scene for this stunning property; and once inside you will not be disappointed by the sumptuous furnishings & features.

    Price per week: £6450-£8950
    Sleeps: 14
    Bedrooms: 7
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: CHA2058
  • This is a luxurious villa set amid lush palm, pine and olive gardens with commanding views across the plains to the north of the Dentelles de Montmirail and Mont Ventoux; with the added bonus of being under 1 mile from the quaint village of St Restitut. Stylishly decorated & full of atmosphere.

    Price per week: £6925-£6925
    Sleeps: 10
    Bedrooms: 5
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: LOA2037
  • This beautiful villa near Fayence village on the French Riviera is very charming. Peacefully situated in a rural woodland setting with lovely valley views, it offers a blissful retreat yet it's not too far from quaint villages or the coast.

    Price per week: £1895-£4730
    Sleeps: 8
    Bedrooms: 4
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: LAB2142
  • Newly refurbished to the highest standards, this is a delightful family villa, ideally situated on the hills facing the Bay of La Ciotat, along the stretch of coast between Saint-Cyr-sur- Mer & Cassis. This villa lends itself to easy & comfortable living with very large open-plan spaces.

    Price per week: £5140-£6950
    Sleeps: 8
    Bedrooms: 4
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: PIE2030
  • Fascinating large old house & garden with great history. The property, nestled at the start of the Upper Ardeche gorge, consists of two substantial wings linked by a 20 metre long Hall on the upper floor with galleried mezzanines and a covered balcony. An excellent centre for outdoor activities

    Price per week: £3055-£4978
    Sleeps: 16
    Bedrooms: 8
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: MAS1929
  • A very elegant French villa located in the heart of a picturesque Provencal village in the Luberon National Park, the property offers a delightful walled garden with lawn, private pool and sheltered dining terrace. Arched and beamed ceilings add to the character & give it a wonderful ambience.

    Price per week: £4005-£5270
    Sleeps: 12
    Bedrooms: 6
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: MAI2054
  • This is a charming country property with secluded garden & pool, just half a mile from the attractive perched village of St Saturnin les Apt. Typically Provencal in style, but with modern essentials such as WiFi & air con on the first floor, this house is comfortably furnished, ideal for families.

    Price per week: £2025-£3280
    Sleeps: 6
    Bedrooms: 3
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: LAL1985
  • Chosen by TheTimes as one of '30 places to stay in Provence, this is a dramatic and unique villa built into the rocks below the historic ruins of Chateau les Baux. Originally a roman villa, the property has been refurbished to an excellent standard with every modern amenity.

    Price per week: £4255-£6070
    Sleeps: 6
    Bedrooms: 3
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: LAR2919
  • Wonderful 18th century farmhouse restored to a very high standard. It is light and spacious with vaulted ceilings and tiled floors. The owners have created a modern space whilst retaining the charm of the original house, built so the church steeple in Bonnieux could be seen from every room.

    Price per week: £3870-£5775
    Sleeps: 8
    Bedrooms: 5
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: LAG2016
  • A very elegant villa in an neutral, light and airy style: this is Provencal living in the most relaxing of surrounds.

    Price per week: £14580-£17010
    Sleeps: 10
    Bedrooms: 5
    Pool: Yes
    Ref: VIL2690

Provence


Provence is one of the most beautiful and vibrant regions for holidaymakers in France today. Visitors can enjoy sunbathing on pristine beaches, shopping at wonderful weekly markets and strolling along cliff-top roads and paths while seeing some of the most stunning sights anywhere in the country. There are hundreds of first-class restaurants and bars to keep travellers entertained during the evenings, and the area has become popular with people from all walks of life in recent times.


The History


More than two-thousand years ago, Provence formed part of the Roman Gaul which is why there are many different historical sites and monuments in the region. If you love ancient history and you want to learn more about the Roman conquests, Provence is an excellent place to visit thanks to some of the architecture and remains the Romans left behind. There are amphitheatres to visit and even a stunning aqueduct! Alongside the Roman ruins, there is also evidence of civilisations using the area in prehistoric times and a few medieval abbeys that are guaranteed to impress.


The Attractions


There is something for everyone when it comes to activities and attractions in Provence. Those who like seeing the sights on foot will want to take a look at some of the many walking tours available in the area. The Old Town of Nice is an excellent place to start for anyone who wishes to see some authentic local culture. People who enjoy snapping stunning photographs should be sure to check out sites like Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate and Notre Dame de Beauvoir. There are also some modern attractions in the area like room escape experiences and lots of opportunities to try snorkelling and scuba diving.


The Food and Entertainment


The French Riviera is famous around the world for its upmarket restaurants and authentic French cuisine. There are a plethora of restaurants in the region that provide diners with iconic local dishes travellers won’t want to overlook. Some of the best meals everyone should try in Provence during their visit include: Bouillabaisse, Daube, Tapenade, Omelette aux truffes, Ratatouille and Tarte Tropézienne.


When it comes to entertainment; travellers are often spoiled for choice in Provence. There is a vibrant nightlife in most areas and an array of bars and clubs where people dance the night away. There are also art cinemas, music venues, cafes, and theatres that everyone should check out during their trip.


The Climate


The climate in Provence changes depending on the places people choose to visit. In the mountainous areas, visitors should expect to encounter cool and fresh temperatures during the summer months. However, those who spend time near the coast and inland should plan for dry and sometimes muggy conditions. The hottest month is usually August where temperatures can reach 24-degrees on average. The coldest month is usually January where temperatures rarely exceed 9-degrees.


Everyone should take the time to visit the Provence region of France at some point during their lives because it’s a wonder to behold. With the fantastic accommodation listed on our site, all travellers are guaranteed a first-class experience with their friends or families.