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What to Do in Provence

January 28, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

If you’re planning a France vacation, you have no doubt included time for Paris and maybe even the South of France depending on the time of year you are going over. But France is a beautiful nation with much more than just a couple areas to explore. Plenty of people plan Provence vacations and you should consider doing the same. Keep reading to find out the best things to do when visiting Provence.

Visit the Vieux Port in Marseille. The picturesque city is the second biggest in the entire country. It’s an absolutely gorgeous collection of stone villages surrounded by amazing fields of lavender. Be sure to bring your camera.

Next to check out the Palais des Papes located at Avignon. This city is legendary all around the world and you can even see the famous Pont d’Avignon while you are there. Visit the Papal Palace, which served as home to many popes over the course of the 14th century. There you’ll see exquisite grounds and cavernous halls fit for exploring.

Check out the beautiful and quiet village of Saint Remy de Provence. In between stops for amazing French cuisine and wine, you’ll want to explore and take in beautiful Roman ruins from one of the most famous time periods on our planet.

While the city of Paris rightfully gets tons of attention from tourists to France, don’t forget to visit Provence. You’ll find plenty of culture, sites, food and wine to complete your trip to France.


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