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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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336 cottages are available
  • Bonnieux
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    Bonnieux

    Bonnieux

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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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  • Lauris, Vaucluse
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    Les Jardins de Magali

    Lauris, Vaucluse

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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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  • Carpentras
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    Carpentras

    Carpentras

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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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  • Violes, nr. Orange
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    Violes, nr. Orange

    Violes, nr. Orange

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    Ref: W12020
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    This attractively furnished typical Provencal style detached villa is surrounded by a pretty mature garden and provides...

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  • La Bâtie-Rolland, Drôme
    La Bâtie-Rolland, Drôme×

    Maison La Bâtie-Rolland

    La Bâtie-Rolland, Drôme

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    Ref: FPD174
    Key Features:
    - Hot Tub - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove

    South of the Drôme Provençale, this superb, detached property with air conditioning is in an ideal...

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  • Le Barroux
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    Le Barroux

    Le Barroux

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    Ref: FPV393
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pets go free - Garden / Patio

    This light and airy apartment has a balcony with a superb view over one of the most beautiful castles in the region,...

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  • Mazan
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    Mazan

    Mazan

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    Ref: FPV382
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    This attractive, single-storey cottage is situated in a quiet and peaceful position near the town on Mazan....

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  • Apt, Vaucluse
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    Mas Mirasol

    Apt, Vaucluse

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    Ref: F84147
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    In a quiet location set in mature, lawned gardens of oleander, roses and a shady mulberry tree. The detached property...

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  • Carpentras
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    Carpentras

    Carpentras

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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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  • Avignon, Vaucluse
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    Les Camelias Blancs

    Avignon, Vaucluse

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    Ref: F84287
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    Les Camelias Blancs is situated on the first floor of a stunning property, set in a peaceful location only 300m from...

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  • Noves
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    Noves

    Noves

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    Ref: FPB143
    Key Features:
    - Garden / Patio

    Located close to Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, this semi-detached house has an enclosed garden (100m² of which...

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  • Roussillon, Vaucluse
    Roussillon, Vaucluse×

    La Petite Mutte

    Roussillon, Vaucluse

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    Ref: F84249
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    Peacefully located on the outskirts of a picturesque and touristy village, this modern villa has been well equipped...

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