Provence Côte d'Azur Guide
The inspiration for artists and home to the rich and famous, these contrasting, magnificent regions boast glamorous resorts, sleepy villages, fabulous beaches, delicious cuisine and fantastic weather. Sure to arouse all the senses, the Riviera will entice you back year after year.
Some of the most famous resorts in the world are found in this region; Cannes, Nice, St Tropez and Monte Carlo. These dazzling star studded resorts ooze style and glamour yet tranquil countryside with charming hill top villages lie just a few miles inland.
Leisurely explore the region stopping off wherever you choose; discover medieval cities or venture to Grasse and treat yourself to some of the fabulous perfume produced in this beautiful area. Explore the stunning Camargue, famous for its pink flamingoes and white horses or discover the superb art city, Avignon with its world-renowned theatre festival.
The Côte d’Azur too, boasts a number of spectacular places to explore - you will be spoilt for choice! Spend the day ‘star’ spotting in glamorous St Tropez, the place to be seen in, and lazily watch the world go by on the Vieux Port at one of the numerous quayside cafés. Wander along the palm tree lined Promenade des Anglais in Nice before climbing the many steps up to the Château to be rewarded with the spectacular views over this lively city. Alternatively while the days away in the bustling resort of Bandol, well known for its excellent wines, and its long stretches of beaches, multitude of water sports and numerous bars and restaurants. Whether you choose the Languedoc, Provence or the Côte d’Azur you will not be disappointed; the climate, beaches, countryside and fabulous towns and villages are enough to keep the whole family happy.