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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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  • Saint-Chamas, Provence
    Saint-Chamas, Provence×

    Saint-Chamas

    Saint-Chamas, Provence

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    Ref: FPB243
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio

    This delightful, semi-detached holiday villa is peacefully located between the charming villages of Saint-Chamas...

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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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  • De La Rosa, Vaucluse, Provence
    De La Rosa, Vaucluse, Provence×

    Maison des Jardins

    De La Rosa, Vaucluse, Provence

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    Ref: F84233
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio

    Sitting amongst the pink and white blossoms of oleander, hearing only the sound of the birds, the cigalles and the...

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  • Sarrians, Provence
    Sarrians, Provence×

    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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  • L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Provence
    L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Provence×

    L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

    L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Provence

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    Ref: FPV400
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove

    This lovely bright holiday villa is located on the edge of the Luberon, in a peaceful location, and has a swimming...

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  • Lauris, Vaucluse, Provence
    Lauris, Vaucluse, Provence×

    Akany Soa

    Lauris, Vaucluse, Provence

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    Ref: F84231
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    In a quiet residential area on the edge of Lauris, within walking distance of village shops, bakery and restaurants,...

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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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  • 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,...

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

    Vue de la Montagne

    Boulbon, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence

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    Ref: FPB297
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio

    This single-storey holiday home with air-conditioning, is situated in a large, charming, mature garden with flowers,...

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  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur, Provence
    Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur, Provence×

    Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur

    Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur, Provence

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    Ref: FPH008
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Garden / Patio

    This lovely first floor apartment is part of a traditional house in the mountains and is located in the charming region...

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  • Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Provence
    Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Provence×

    Saint-Rémy-de-Provence

    Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, Provence

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    Ref: FPB152
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    This pretty holiday property, with air conditioning, is set within the grounds of the owners’ home and boasts...

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  • Entraigues-sur-la-Sorgue, Provence
    Entraigues-sur-la-Sorgue, Provence×

    Entraigues-sur-la-Sorgue

    Entraigues-sur-la-Sorgue, Provence

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    Ref: FPV287
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Garden / Patio

    Close to Avignon, famous for its palais, ramparts, theatre festival and charming streets, this delightful...

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