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Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Provence is ready to explore

The area's history and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Provence. Travellers to this walkable city praise the cafes, sightseeing and local tours. For a bit of culture, visit La Vieille Charite, Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations or Musee National de la Marine. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Provence

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Provence has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Golf du Luberon (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Chateau Val Joanis (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Chateau La Coste (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Lavandes Angelvin (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Sainte-Victoire Golf (18.6 mi / 30 km)
  • Set Golf (19 mi / 30.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Provence

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Provence is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Montagne Sainte Victoire (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Les Vannades (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (14.1 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Colorado Provencal (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Terrain des Peintres (17 mi / 27.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Provence

The nearest airport is in Marseille (MRS-Marseille - Provence), located 29.8 mi (48 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Avignon (AVN-Caumont), which is 40.5 mi (65.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Aix-en-Provence Meyrargues Station, Pertuis Station and Manosque-Greoux-les-Bains Station are the main stations in the city. You can see more of Provence by jumping on the metro at La Rose Station, Frais Vallon Metro Station or Malpasse Station.

Where to stay near Provence?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 40,893 holiday rentals near Provence. From 14,783 Houses to 7,024 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Provence for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.