Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur



Positioned in the southeastern section of France, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur stretches along the Mediterranean Sea offering some extraordinary landscapes and wondrous scenic beauty and the magnificent French Riviera. Along with this there are numerous historical site that that makes the Provence worth your time. Let’s take a look at the things to do in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Provence: Historical marvels

Opera Marseille
Opera Marseille

Like all the other regions of France, Provence also offers some great historical wandering sites to its admirers.

The first one in the list is the Monument of the dead. The monument is an applauded site paying tribute to the victims of the world wars. The monument is built in the Face of Mont Boron.

Next is the L’Opéra de Marseille also known as the opera Municipal opened in 1924. Designed by three exceptional architects, the structure is one of the architectural marvels of the Provence.

Then we have the Church of the Lady. Build in 1500s, the church is a remarkable Gothic style building with a Renaissance touch. It’s a not to be missed site in the region.

After this is the Garden of Remains. It is not an ordinary garden as it preserves the ruins of the old Greek and Roman settlements. It will definitely take you centuries back in the time.

Basilique du Sacré-Coeur is another must visit site for those seeking architectural satisfaction. The Romano-Byzantine style, the decorations and the fine stained glass makes it one of the historical gems.

Lastly we have The Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, not only ideal for praying but also for its magnificent interior.

Provence: Natural not-to-be-missed sites

Valensole Lavender

Provence offers some of the most serene scenic beauties of the country. Here are a few of them.

Visit the The Ochres of the Luberon to discover all different shades of orange, yellow and brown color any rock can have. If you are interested in watching humans meddling with the nature, you can also visit the mines of Bruoux, in Gargas.

Visit the Pré de Madame Carle and experience how time stop leaving you in serenity and tranquility. Ideal for hiking and climbing the locality also offers scenic view of the black and the white glaciers.

Montagne Sainte Victoire is also a great option for hiker beacause when you climb up the 1011 meters tall mountain you get to see the panoramic view of the beautiful landscape.

You may also enjoy the underwater trails of the Mediterranean coastline at Ramatuelle. Give yourself some time and explore the world under the blue.

The French Riviera

Monaco Port

The French Riviera aka Côte d'Azur is ideal holiday destination with private beaches, drifting yachts and lavish five star hotels. The coastal cities of Monaco, Nice and Grasse and Cannes and the small fairytale villages around the French Riviera are a must visit. The stylish and lively villages of Menton, Eze, Saint-Tropez, Villefranche-sur-Mer, and Beaulieu-sur-Mer are a splendid site. They offer lively harbors and great vacation resorts.

The beaches of Ile de Porquerolles, Antibes and Cannes are exquisite site for a day out at the Mediterranean.

Côte d'Azur becomes star studded when it’s time for the Cannes Film Festival and the Jazz à Juan Festival.

Sounds Exciting !!!! Plan your trip and visit one of the liveliest regions of France.