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Provence

Arguably one of the most recognised and most irresistible regions in France, Provence has a wonderful and diverse range of the most beautiful landscapes; from Mediterranean coastline and delta plains to deep gorges, gentle rolling countryside and the snow-capped mountains of the Alps. A host of rich cultural experiences and fascinating ancient places also await you here and if you’re looking for self-catering accommodation in Provence we have a wide and extensive collection of villas in Provence for you to choose from.

The area became the first Roman province beyond the Alps and despite being part of France for more than 500 years, the region retains a distinct linguistic and cultural identity.

Inland Provence still remains a natural and unspoilt place where visitors retreat to for the laid-back lifestyle. Famous for its pretty towns and villages, brilliant sunshine, wine, food, and colourful countryside, the region is perfect for walking and cycling and delightful tours by car along the relatively quiet country roads.

Mercantour National Park to the east has numerous walking trails, and the exceptional Gorges du Verdon, with its beautiful turquoise waters, is great for hiking, kayaking and rock climbing. Fishing, kayaking and rowing are available on the beautiful Lac de Saint Cassien, located just outside Montauroux. The Camargue just to the west is one of the largest wetlands and river deltas in Europe, great for birdwatching.

Stretching along the Rhone Valley places of interest include Avignon, Capital of the Catholic Church during medieval times; see the medieval walls that encircle the old city centre by the Rhone river. The small town of Orange has a spectacular Roman theatre which dominates the medieval town centre and is thought to be the world’s best preserved Roman theatre, and finally Arles which is one of France’s oldest and most lovely cities and the place where van Gough spent much of his young life painting.

It would be remiss not to mention Aix-en-Provence, packed with cafes, shops and restaurants, a pretty square with fountain and a backdrop of medieval architecture. Every week the town centre hosts some the best markets in Provence. In fact most villages and towns have a weekly market were you can purchase local produce, including olives, sausage, cheeses and breads.

On the coast Marseille, France’s second largest city, is a bustling vibrant port city that keeps a balance between the modern and the traditional. It’s alive with multicultural diversity and has characteristic steeply sloping streets, ochre coloured buildings and plenty of artisan shops.

For a wonderful selection of self catering accommodation in this most beautiful region see our cottages in Provence.
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  • Lauris, Vaucluse, Provence
    Lauris, Vaucluse, Provence×

    Les Jardins de Magali

    Lauris, Vaucluse, Provence

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    Ref: F84261
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    Nestling at the foot of the cliffs in the picturesque village of Lauris, this semi-detached holiday home with...

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  • Bonnieux, Provence
    Bonnieux, Provence×

    Bonnieux

    Bonnieux, Provence

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    Ref: W13764
    Key Features:
    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Open Fire

    This cottage in the picturesque hilltop village of Bonnieux, set on one of the most beautiful streets and built in...

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  • Carpentras, Provence
    Carpentras, Provence×

    Carpentras

    Carpentras, Provence

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    Ref: W13774
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    Situated on the outskirts of historical town of Carpentras, close to the majestic Mont Ventoux, this detached villa...

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  • Vaison La Romaine, Provence
    Vaison La Romaine, Provence×

    Vaison La Romaine

    Vaison La Romaine, Provence

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    Ref: W13331
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    This treasure of a house in ‘Hauteville’, the oldest part of Vaison la Romaine, is in a maze of tiny...

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  • Le Sambuc, Bouche-du-Rhône, Provence
    Le Sambuc, Bouche-du-Rhône, Provence×

    Au Coeur de la Camargue - Le Jardin 2

    Le Sambuc, Bouche-du-Rhône, Provence

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    Ref: FPB292
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    This holiday complex is ideally situated in Camargue, near the Salins-de-Giraud. It comprises of a number of...

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  • Carpentras, Provence
    Carpentras, Provence×

    Carpentras

    Carpentras, Provence

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    Ref: FPV308
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    Just 3km from Carpentras, a town of art and history, on a vineyard between the Rhône and the Durance, these...

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  • Vinezac, Provence
    Vinezac, Provence×

    Vinezac

    Vinezac, Provence

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    Ref: FRA094
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This charming holiday home is located just outside the small village of Vinezac, 10km south of Aubenas and 50km south...

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  • Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence
    Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence×

    Le Clos des Collines

    Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence

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    Ref: F13213
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    Only 15 minutes’ drive from the port, creeks and hills of Cassis, this delightful, beamed ground floor holiday...

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  • La Roque-Alric, Vaucluse, Provence
    La Roque-Alric, Vaucluse, Provence×

    La Roque-Alric

    La Roque-Alric, Vaucluse, Provence

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    Ref: T84169
    Key Features:
    - Garden / Patio

    La Roque-Alric is a picturesque village where the houses, in particular the church, seem embedded into the cliff...

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  • Rustrel, near Apt, Vaucluse, Provence
    Rustrel, near Apt, Vaucluse, Provence×

    Le Jas

    Rustrel, near Apt, Vaucluse, Provence

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    Ref: F84311
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    In truly delightful settings enjoying a private enclosed garden and swimming pool, this detached holiday villa...

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  • Sarrians, Provence
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    Sarrians

    Sarrians, Provence

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    Ref: FPV411
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Detached Property - Garden / Patio

    This detached holiday home is located close to the village of Sarrians, and stands peacefully between vineyards and on...

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  • St. Barthélemy-de-Vals, Provence
    St. Barthélemy-de-Vals, Provence×

    St. Barthélemy-de-Vals

    St. Barthélemy-de-Vals, Provence

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    Ref: FPD164
    Key Features:
    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This charming holiday property is quietly nestled in the hills outside of St. Barthélemy-de-Vals on the border...

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