Holiday Villas in Provence
Very elegant Provencal villa ideal for outdoor entertaining.Avignon - Gordes
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-£5205Sleeps: 12Bedrooms: 6Pool: YesRef: MAI2054
Great family holiday villa surrounded by vineyards.Avignon - Orange
Set among extensive fields and wooded hills this is a delightful Provencal-style villa with pool situated on the edge of the village of Gigondas, well known for its vineyards and wine. The villa with pool is well equipped and an ideal holiday home in a good location for exploring.Price per week: £1790-£2290Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: GIG2014
Romantic hideaway in typical French village.Avignon - Vaison la Romaine
This townhouse. It has a real "cottage-type" feel to it with its adorable little garden and plunge basin/fountain. If you are looking for a romantic hideaway for your honeymoon or just feel like spending some time in the middle of a typical French village, this would definitely be the place!Price per week: £1500-£1500Sleeps: 5Bedrooms: 3Pool: NoRef: LAB1999
A charming, tastefully renovated stone cottage in France set amid 27 acres of idyllic vineyards, olive trees and forest on the outskirts of St Antonin du Var, near Lorgues. This is an authentic family house with secluded pool in the garden & a mulberry tree for shade.Price per week: £1630-£2425Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: LES2391
Contemporary style villa with plunge pool near Pernes-les-FontainesAvignon - Carpentras
A small villa beautifully decorated in contemporary style with a private plunge pool, close to Pernes-Les-Fontaines.Price per week: £4630-£6800Sleeps: 6Bedrooms: 3Pool: YesRef: VIL2677
Dramatic chateau ideally located for water sports & hiking.Saint André les Alpes
This dramatic chateau is spectacularly perched on a hilltop in the foothills of the French Alps and overlooks the famous turquoise Lac de Castillon, one of France’s most popular water sports lakes.Price per week: £3442-£5900Sleeps: 16Bedrooms: 7Pool: YesRef: CHA1873
Set in total tranquillity, an old farmhouse which has been converted into a summer villa. Located near Baux de Provence, the villa is nestled into the rock at the heart of Provence and is surrounded by 4 hectares of parkland.Price per week: £5300-£6975Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: LAF2686
A unique villa built into the rocks, below the historic ruins of Chateau les BauxLes Baux de Provence
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-£6070Sleeps: 6Bedrooms: 3Pool: YesRef: LAR2919
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-£6950Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: PIE2030
Wonderful old 18th century farmhouse ideal for 2 families.Avignon - Gordes
This is a wonderful old 18th century farmhouse, lovingly restored, with chic furnishings and situated between the bustling town of Apt and the delightful village of Saignon, with superb views of the Luberon National Park. This villa is ideal for 2 families sharing.Price per week: £2290-£3740Sleeps: 10Bedrooms: 5Pool: YesRef: VIL2044
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.
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.
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 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.