Holiday Villas in Provence
This excellent Luberon family holiday villa is surrounded by lavender fields, almond and cherry orchards, and boasts a large pool and superb rural views. It is a tastefully furnished home with original artwork and sculptures created by the artist owner.Price per week: £5275-£5915Sleeps: 12Bedrooms: 6Pool: YesRef: LEM2311
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-£17010Sleeps: 10Bedrooms: 5Pool: YesRef: VIL2690
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
A beautiful stone holiday home decorated in contemporary style to a very high standard, with its very own private pool.Price per week: £4325-£8500Sleeps: 6Bedrooms: 3Pool: YesRef: VIL2680
Provencal villa within walking distance of Menerbes with stunning Luberon views. This is a beautiful family home, located on a hill and surrounded by a landscape of vineyards, olive groves and cherry orchards with views across the Luberon massif, the Monts de Vaucluse and the Mont Ventoux.Price per week: £2540-£4410Sleeps: 6Bedrooms: 3Pool: YesRef: VIL2925
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 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-£7175Sleeps: 14Bedrooms: 7Pool: YesRef: MAN2060
Authentic, charming C18th bastide with cherry orchards.Avignon - Apt
This 18th century traditional Bastide is set amid 25 acres of woodland and cherry orchards in the heart of the Luberon. Refurbished and modernised, it retains its authentic charm. A small tree-lined driveway leading to a formal garden to the front of the villa creates an impressive entrance.Price per week: £3015-£5190Sleeps: 10Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: GRA2035
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 villa with private pool and panoramic viewsAvignon - Pernes-les-Fontaines
An exclusive, contemporary villa with private pool and panoramic 360 degree views situated on top of a rocky outcrop on the outskirts of the roman village of Venasque. Arguably one of the prettiest villages in Provence."Price per week: £4945-£9280Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: VIL2684
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.