Your holiday in Provence

Winter Holidays in Provence

DISCOVER 4 SEASONS IN PROVENCE

Provence is pleasant all year.Take advantage of it to discover the big exhibitions in Marseille, in Aix-en-Provence, in Arles, the top of the festivals in Provence, the most beautiful beaches of the summer, the most beautiful strolls even in winter, the good plans for the school holidays...

Your holiday in Provence

Winter Holidays in Provence

A special 2017 winter holiday guide, packed with i deas for excursions, itineraries for exploring the Bouches-du-Rhône with all the family and addresses for holidaying with the kids!

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Valentine's Day in Provence

If you're seeking a romantic evening, a weekend for two, or simply a great place far from the madding crowds to declare your love for your chosen one, look no more… It's all here

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Landscapes of Provence

The Secrets Landscapes of Provence

Every season has its corner of paradise... And Provence's natural scenery and landscapes literally change all the time. Thanks to our Landscapes of Provence guide, you'll be able to show her what secrets each place has to offer and its magical quality of light at certain times of year.

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All the must-do sporting and cultural events celebrating the 2017 "Marseille-Provence, European Capital of Sport" year

2017 in Provence will be sport crazy

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Good resolutions

Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017… Now is the time to take stock of our shortcomings and overindulgences and truly start afresh with some new year's resolutions, whether serious, funny, sensible or whacky – even if we don't usually stick to them! Provence offers up a multitude of tempting choices for your 2017 resolutions!

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Where to celebrate Christmas in Provence?

Celebrating Christmas in Provence means visiting the Nativity scenes in the villages of the Bouches-du-Rhône département, going to Midnight Mass, listening to a pastorale, discovering the transhumance, and playing bingo. Whether as a family, with friends, or on your own, My Provence offers you its suggestions for celebrating Christmas in Provence through the religious festivals and Provençal traditions. And to make the most of the Christmas holidays in Provence, discover our special children’s’ cultural calendar with all the Christmas activities in Provence, to keep them amused while they wait for their Christmas presents.

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Best places to shop for Christmas gifts

Christmas markets, markets for artisans and producers of terroir, markets for creators and shopping itineraries: discover our best addresses to make your Christmas gifts in Provence.

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Autumn walks in Provence

The hike in Provence in Autumn, it is a delight. The department of Bouches-du-Rhône possesses a big diversity of strolls which extend "calanques" in the attractive "Côte Bleue" of Marseille to Martigues, up to the Provençal hinterland with its massifs and mountain ranges: Saint Baume, Garlaban, Saint Victoire … To discover in our rundowns of strolls to take advantage of the attractive light of the seaside and of the colors of the autumn in Provence.

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Where to drink the best coffee in Provence?

Top 10 of best coffee shops of Provence

The coffee is a story in itself and in Provence, you can drink good coffees. So, MyProvence has selected some essential addresses, and more discrete ones where you will breathe a good freshly ground coffee smell.

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2016 All Saints holidays in Provence

1, 2, 3… Let’s go, 2016 autumn holidays will take place from 19th October to 2nd November. We want to ensure you get the maximum benefit from this break in Provence, Marseille or in Camargue, this is a little special All Saints holidays supplement.

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Heritage Days in Provence

Discover the Heritage day’s program in Provence, Marseille or Camargue … an event not to be missed!

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Local products in Provence

Discover local products of Provence and flavors, from the apéritif up to the fish soup and the Bouillabaisse, including panisses, traditionals Christmas13 desserts, pastis, tapenade, olive oil, Calisson without forgetting the Camargue products, Provence herbs, the goat cheese and the Navette of Marseille!

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Visit Cities and Villages in Bloom of Provence

Very engaged land, the Bouches-du-Rhone, listed «Department in Bloom» since 2013, have now 45 cities that proudly bear this distinction. But why visit a city or a village in bloom?

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A fresh summer in Provence

lthough we love our sun, our transparent waters, our walks in the forest areas, our coves, our terraces and our cicadas, it could be nice, from time to time, to escape from them and to enjoy a bit of freshness. Here is a selection of good plans and ideas for a fresh summer in Provence!

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Provence wine festival

Whether you prefer a red, white or rosé wine, a dry, fruity or sweet wine, Provence honors the wine from June to September.

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National Day in Provence

Each year, the 14th July celebrates the French National Day. Shows, parades, dinner dances, fireworks, theme evenings, firemen balls… In Provence, the National Day is for all tastes and ages! This is the program of the 13st and 14th July in Provence, around Aix-en-Provence, Marseille, Martigues, Arles and Salon de Provence, for a colorful National Day!

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Summer beaches in Provence

The beach… symbol of summer, holidays, sun, seagulls, idleness and water sports, a cocktail, the toes in the sand, flowers in your hair… Between sandy beaches, shingle beaches or rocky beaches, here, you have the choice. You enjoy holidays, between sand castles and racket games, at the edge of family beaches.

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Summer Festivals in Provence

This summer, Provence is moving to the rhythm of its festivals! And, this year, there is something for all tastes because the festivals of Provence offer incredible diversity. Take your pick and discover the 2016 festivals and their programmes now!

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May bank holidays in Provence

Spring has truly sprung and the month of May has arrived! May is a synonym for festivals, long weekends and dancing around the May pole… We made a selection of ideas and tips for you to make the most of those beautiful May bank holidays in Provence.

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Springtime exhibitions 2016 in Provence

For your weekend outings and family holidays, with friends or on your own, here is a brief overview of the exhibitions not be missed at any cost in 2016, from Marseilles exhibitions to Aix-en-Provence exhibitions and the Alpilles, as far as Arles.

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Euro 2016 in Marseilles: Prepare your stay

This year, Marseilles, a land of football, is playing host to Euro 2016! If you have planned to come to Marseilles at the last minute in order to take part in the football event of the year, if you want to use the opportunity of your Euro 2016 stay to take advantage of Marseilles and its surroundings, or even if you do not have any tickets, follow myprovence’s guide of travel.

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Easter chocolates in Provence

All you want at Easter is chocolate. Dark, white, milk, with nuts, in all shapes and sizes: this feast is a gourmet paradise. Every year the chocolate makers compete for the best ideas to delight and amaze us.

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Easter holidays in Provence

It’s the holidays...So quick, pick here ideas, good deals, activities, excursions for unforgettable times. Sun, nature, cities, museums, history, the sea, delicacies: they all are reasons to explore Provence and they will satisfy the curiosity of kids and teenagers, without forgetting their parents.

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Serving tourism

Bouches-du-Rhône Tourisme is a non-profit ‘association loi 1901’ organisation.It is entrusted by the Conseil Départemental (or regional council) to promote tourism in Bouches-du-Rhône while respecting the environment and local residents, and guaranteeing visitors a top-quality experience.

The best of the destination

So that everyone’s hopes and tastes are catered for, Bouches-du-Rhône Tourisme promotes must-see destinations which take visitors off the beaten track, using its deep understanding of the area and its neutral role as a non-profit organisation.