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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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  • Séguret, Vaucluse, Provence
    Séguret, Vaucluse, Provence×

    Entre Vignes et Oliviers

    Séguret, Vaucluse, Provence

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    Ref: F84351
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    This studio holiday apartment adjoins the discreet owners’ villa and shares a swimming pool with views over...

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  • Saignon, Vaucluse, Provence
    Saignon, Vaucluse, Provence×

    Le Tilleul du Bois de la Poussel

    Saignon, Vaucluse, Provence

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    Ref: F84344
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Open Fire

    This detached, stone holiday cottage faces a stunning and unspoiled landscape and is situated in the heart of the...

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  • Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Vaucluse, Provence
    Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Vaucluse, Provence×

    Utopia

    Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Vaucluse, Provence

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    Ref: F84314
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    In an idyllic position on the leafy banks of the River Sorgue, with only the sound of the birds, the cigalles and...

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  • Avignon, Provence
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    Avignon

    Avignon, Provence

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    Ref: W14186
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    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    This delightful ground floor holiday apartment is peacefully located, yet only 400m from the fortified historical...

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  • Saint-Étienne-les-Orgues, Provence
    Saint-Étienne-les-Orgues, Provence×

    Saint-Étienne-les-Orgues

    Saint-Étienne-les-Orgues, Provence

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    Ref: FPA200
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Garden / Patio

    Nestled at the foot of the Provençal mountain range Montagne-de-Lure, the village...

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  • Villedieu, Vaucluse, Provence
    Villedieu, Vaucluse, Provence×

    Les Oliviers

    Villedieu, Vaucluse, Provence

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    Ref: F84218
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio

    The impressive panoramic views from this bright holiday cottage over the peaceful plains to the...

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  • Bollene, Provence
    Bollene, Provence×

    Bollene

    Bollene, Provence

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    Ref: FPV092
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    This detached holiday property with air-conditioning is very pretty and stands in the owner’s grounds. It...

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  • Glandage, Provence
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    Glandage

    Glandage, Provence

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    Ref: FPD155
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This huge, semi-detached property is on the heights of a village in the pretty region of the ’Drôme...

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  • Sault, Provence
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    Sault

    Sault, Provence

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    Ref: FPV350
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Garden / Patio

    At the heart of the Pays de Sault region, this first floor private apartment, has an above-ground swimming...

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  • Valréas, Provence
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    Valréas

    Valréas, Provence

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    Ref: W13932
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    Peacefully located and enjoying shared use of the large swimming pool with the discreet owner, this charming,...

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  • Visan, Provence
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    Visan

    Visan, Provence

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    Ref: FPV330
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio

    This charming, semi-detached holiday property sits within a garden of trees and flowers in the village of Visan....

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  • Cornillon-Confoux, Provence
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    Cornillon-Confoux

    Cornillon-Confoux, Provence

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    Ref: W14793
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    This house or bergerie, which was built before the 12th century to protect a shepherd and his sheep, is situated...

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