Where is Provence? How to go to Provence?
Provence is a region located on the south of France. It is close to Marseille (155 km) and Nice Provinces (132 km). The visitors usually prefer Marseille airport.
Sightseeings and activities to do in Provence
The most beautiful city of Provence region is Aix-en-Provence. Aix-en-Provence has unique natural beauties, an impressive village life and historical beauties. It is a wonderful place for nature and flower lovers. The world-famous Gordes Lavender Fields are here and more than 1 millon tourists visit Provence region every year. Mostly, It is a place for tourists who prefer nature tourism and where the tourists who happen to pass Marseille visit. Stone-walled houses, colorful blossoms, small and cute shops, local businesses offering the taste of Mediterranean cuisine are worth seeing.
Gordes Lavender Valley
Gordes is a village which is famous for lavender fields in the Luberon Valley. You can perceive the smell of lavender from miles away on the way to Gordes, one of the most beautiful villages in France. Besides, the view of the valley gives wonderful opportunities for nature lovers and photographers.
Les Baux-de Provence
Les Baux-de-Provence is a village, which has less population than 400. Number of visitors of this village, which is one of the most beautiful villages in France, is about 1 million every year. Les-Baux means “rocky spur” as word meaning. There is a church and a clock tower at the summit of the village, which is indeed located on a rocky terrain. Les Baux-de-Provence’de Carrieres des Lumieres underground museum is one of the sightseeings.
Fontaine de Vaucluse
Fontaine de Vaucluse Village is a village, which is 17 km far from Gordes by road. There is a stone bridge at the entrance of the village. The village is on the bank the Sorgue River. There are many restaurants at the place where the small water mill is located. Besides, There is a chateau and a museum inside the village.
Aix Cathedral (Saint-Sauveur Cathedral)
Apart from these, sightseeing in Provence: Nine Canons Fountain, Lis’la sur la Sogrue Antique Market are worth-seeing places. Besides; Verdon Gorge Canyon, Camargue Nature Park is one of the sightseeings in Provence.