One year in Provence
Time to eat outside
Picnics are a great way to escape from routine and spend some quality time with friends, family or your partner. Whether you opt for the seaside, a park or vineyard, they are an ode to simple pleasures and sharing.
Time to row
Fancy grabbing your paddle and swishing off to the translucent waters of En-Vau fjord? Test your biceps with a kayak tour of the myriad of fjords dotted along the coast between Cassis and Marseille.
Fancy a novel or traditional Easter holiday? Provence is just the place! With a vast range of accommodation, activities, tours, shopping addresses and Easter picnic ideas, our selection guarantees you a fabulous holiday in the Bouches-du-Rhône!
All the must-do sporting and cultural events celebrating the 2017 "Marseille-Provence, European Capital of Sport" year
In 2013, Marseille was the European Capital of Culture. In 2017, it is the European Capital of Sport! Swimming, running, cycling, boxing, basketball, handball, tennis, sailing, rugby, hockey, fencing, walking, skating, BMX, kitesurfing, mountain biking and surf sports… Discover our MP2017 sports selection and get ready to move in Marseille!
Tucked between the Calanques and Cap Canaille is Cassis, with its fishing port and inlets with turquoise waters. Relaxation guaranteed!
Charming B&Bs in Provence
The inhabitants of Bouches-du-Rhône will be delighted to welcome you into their home. Experience the art of Mediterranean living by staying in a B&B.
Water-based activities in Provence
Scuba diving in the calanques, windsurfing on the Etang de Berre lagoon or surfing on the Côte Bleue - here's the guide to water sports in Provence.