Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur

300 days of sunshine each year

The Mediterranean scenery, the sea and the architecture make Provence one of the leading touristic regions in France.

It is a way of life that one seeks, be it at Aix en Provence, in the Alpilles, the Var or the Luberon. Majestic sites are to be discovered in the Calanques or in the Camargue. On the French Riviera there are splendid landscapes, 40km of beaches, its exceptional climate, an exceptional cultural and a rich patrimony to be discovered. It is a successful marriage of naturally beautiful landscapes and the wealth of its patrimony.

Aix-en-Provence, 'La Rotonde'Aix en Provence: town of water and of art. Aix is a town that knows how to mix the ages and cultures. Open to the world, it is a city of a human size, where a preserved patrimony and a town looking to the future live together in perfect harmony. Here everything is an interwoven patchwork of colours and sensations: the natural sun light, the golden coloured stone facades, the green transparency of the fountains, the shade of the lime trees, markets and festivals...

The bridge of AvignonAvignon: town of history and of cultural entertainment, Avignon has been a pioneer. The influence of the Popes in Avignon has marked its architecture in an impressive way. Behind the superbly preserved ramparts, one discovers the Palace of Popes built in the 14th century, and its very lively square, the famous Avignon Bridge, the museums of the Petit Palace and the Roure Palace.

The steps of the Cannes Film FestivalCannes while being the home of the world famous Cannes international film festival and other prestigious congresses, also hosts a life style next to no other place with luxury shopping, famous gourmet restaurants and palaces. The immediate back country in turn offers provincial lifestyle with fabulous views, sporting activities and peaceful walks.

Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, this half-island with its typical village situated next to Nice and Villefranche sur mer, is one of the most sought after places on the coast, making it a favorite holiday destination amongst few privileged global millionaires and aristocrats.