10 minutes • 7 km
Home to Paul Cézanne, Emile Zola and countless artists, the old stones oozing history, colourful markets and lively café terraces will cast their Aix-en-Provence magic over you.
35 minutes • 35 km
Marseille and its stunning setting was the 2013 European Capital of Culture. Stroll down the city streets, visit the old port and soak up its unique atmosphere.
45 minutes • 60 km
The calanques are over 5000ha of limestone mountains stretching 20km between Marseille and Cassis. This is an otherworldly sight for sore eyes.
35 minutes • 30 km
Cliffs, ochre quarries, hilltop villages and mysterious limestone huts, the Luberon epitomises Provence. You won’t be able to resist its charming landscapes and villages.
55 minutes • 78 km
Arles is the capital of the Camargue. Vincent Van Gogh loved its light and you’ll love its impressive architectural relics.
1 hour • 76 km
Des collines d’une incroyable blancheur se découpant sur le bleu intense du ciel et les verts des garrigues et des champs d’oliviers, le massif des Alpilles et ses villages offrent l’image de la Provence , ses senteurs de thym, romarin et lavande, et sa douceur de vivre.
1 hour • 80 km
Few cities can rival Avignon’s artistic and architectural heritage. Its fascinating legacy has seen the Palais des Papes and Pont Saint Bénezet become UNESCO World Heritage sites. The famous festival that brings the Papal City to life in July is unmissable.
1 hour • 105 km
Soak up this slice of Provence between Orange and Carpentras, its fascinating history, spellbinding scenery and land radiating warmth.
75 minutes • 105 km
UNESCO World Heritage site, the Pont du Gard is one of the best known ancient constructions. This impressive Roman aqueduct towers over the stunning Gardon gorges.
90 minutes • 85 km
This is how Giono described this landscape from the dawn of time: “Here, you’re not just far away; it’s another world.” The Verdon is paradise for hikers and climbers.
50/90 minutes • 80/130 km
Saint-Tropez, Ramatuelle, Estérel, Porquerolles and more. Fine sand beaches, untamed nature, protected islands, famous sea resorts, lakeside villages, miles of coastline and footpaths along the beaches, calanques, wild creeks, pine forests and undergrowth all with stunning views of the sea and rocky cliffs.
• June 19th – July 13th
19th Marseille Festival, dance and performing arts
• July 2nd-14th
66th Aix-en-Provence Festival
• July 3rd-26th
69th Avignon Festival
• July 6th
Arles Cocarde d’Or, the top race in the bull season
• July 7th-12th
Arles Voies Off Festival
• July 7th-August 4th
44th Chorégies d’Orange, opera festival
• July 20th
17th vintage car blessing in Baux-de-Provence
• July 27th
Côteaux d’Aix-en-Provence Wine Festival
• August 26th-30th
Arles Arelate Festival, celebrating the Roman world