Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur is a region of extraordinary landscape diversity. Mountains, sea and Provençal countryside are on the program for your next vacation.
From Alpes de Haute Provence au Vaucluse... High mountains au Yes... Or from the Alpes-Maritimes to Bouches-du-Rhône... There is actually a thousand and one occasions to marvel en Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.
Cities not to be missed in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
When your stay in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, do not miss a visit to the bubbling Marseille, but also from Aix-en-Provence or even Avignon. Then place the towns of the Riviera. Nice of course, but also Antibes and Cannes. In the Var, Fréjus, Toulon and Hyères await you on the coast. Then it's time to find out Gap and Briançon in the Hautes-Alpes, or even Digne-les-Bains and Manosque in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.
Unmissable natural sites
In the PACA region, nature offers itself with generosity. On the seaside, the Estérel massif, the creeks and sheltered coves are ideal for swimming and water sports. In Provence, Gorges du Verdon, the Sainte-Victoire mountain and the Sainte-Beaume are unmissable. In the Alps, the Ecrins and Mercantour massifs offer a breathtaking spectacle. Three National Parks are spread over this magnificent territory. The Calanques, Mercantour and Ecrins… But the regional parks of Alpilles, Lubéron, Verdon, Préalpes d'Azur and Queyras are also worth a visit.
The emblematic historical sites of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
In Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, history has been written since the Middle Ages. The archaeological sites of Glanum or Terra-Amata… The ancient buildings of Arles or Vaison-la-Romaine… The monuments from the Middle Ages such as the Abbeys of Thoronet or Boscodon... But also Château Queyras, Mont-Dauphin, the castle of If, the citadel of Sisteron, and of course the Pope's Palaces. You will be amazed by the historical heritage of this region.