Holiday Villas in Provence

  • This is a newly-built, modern villa in an ancient setting, sitting in almost 750 acres of vineyards, one of the largest wine domaines in the region bordering the beautiful village of Les Baux de Provence in Les Alpilles. A great house for a large group of friends or extended family.

    Price per week:
    £7305-£8885
    Sleeps:
    12
    Pool:
    Yes
    Ref:
    LES2053
  • A luxurious manor house with private pool, set within a well-known wine estate, surrounded by vineyards in the heart of the Var region. An impressive 100-year-old sycamore drive leads you up to the house, which was built in 1830 and was once owned by the Grimaldi family of Monaco.

    Price per week:
    £4480-£7175
    Sleeps:
    14
    Pool:
    Yes
    Ref:
    MAN2060
  • 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:
    £1815-£4600
    Sleeps:
    8
    Pool:
    Yes
    Ref:
    LAB2142
  • Located 5 minutes drive from the charming village of Eygali√®res in the heart of the Alpilles. Large garden and pool. House and guest house, perfect for one or two families.

    Price per week:
    £9710-£13081
    Sleeps:
    10
    Pool:
    Yes
    Ref:
    LEF2689
  • This is a truly unique fairytale castle, set in beautiful Provencal landscape that creates a magical atmosphere. Located in a charming town, voted "the most charming in Provence", you will enjoy the unspoiled countryside just as much as the glamorous lifestyle of the Cote d'Azur. Ideal for weddings.

    Price per week:
    £24847-£27607
    Sleeps:
    35
    Pool:
    Yes
    Ref:
    CHA2446
  • 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
    Pool:
    Yes
    Ref:
    LAG2016
  • A charming C16th property just outside the delightful medieval hilltop village of St Restitut on the Drome-Vaucluse border, an area of vineyards, lavender fields, orchards and truffles. Luxuriously renovated and furnished & the grounds provide a romantic outdoor setting.

    Price per week:
    £5775-£6410
    Sleeps:
    8
    Pool:
    Yes
    Ref:
    BAS2012
  • 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
    Pool:
    Yes
    Ref:
    CHA2058
  • 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
    Pool:
    Yes
    Ref:
    LAL1985
  • A spacious and comfortable villa, well located for enjoying all the pleasures of the south of France. Pampelonne beach is two miles away.

    Price per week:
    £5785-£10605
    Sleeps:
    12
    Pool:
    Yes
    Ref:
    VIL2694

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.