The "Sentier Provence, mines d'énergies" (Provence Energy Mine Trail) is a new GR® long-distance footpath crossing 14 towns in the Pays d’Aix and Pays d’Aubagne areas. The trail is divided into 3 itineraries (42 km, 45 km and 66 km) and also includes 13 local loops.
From the producer to the bag
What's the best thing to bring back from your holiday in Provence? And what souvenir from the South should we take if we're visiting friends or family elsewhere? We won't be offering you a classic little tour of the souvenir shops this time, so let's head off to meet the local producers and craftspeople instead!
To cater to this new generation of residents and tourists, we simply had to hunt down some on-point addresses: modern and offbeat, architectural and arty, never-before-seen and places to be seen.
Our pick of spas and wellness centres in Provence
we are giving you our top pick of addresses so you can enjoy some TLC everywhere you go in Provence!
Get a new angle on Port-Saint-Louis !
Special itineraries and guides for touring the Bouches-du-Rhône by bike!
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.
Would you believe us if we told you the best ever train ride is right here in the Bouches-du-Rhône?
Here are 5 Bouches-du-Rhône walking tours of varying difficulty
My Provence wants to make the most of the new year to unveil why 2018 is THE year for your holiday in Provence
Flea markets, car boot sales and bric-a-brac fairs
Clothing, books, crockery, toys or furniture... you'll find all sorts of bargains at Provence's bric-a-brac fairs.
What to see and do in Istres? Where to eat? Where to sleep? Read on and we'll tell you everything you need to know for a great holiday in Istres!
The ultimate nature and outdoor leisure destination
Are you seeking some gorgeous scenery and wide open spaces for your next holiday? There's no point crossing the Atlantic to find them! Right here in Provence you'll find Camargue
Enjoy a breath of fresh air in summer, explore the area's maritime and river heritage and sail the Med all year round with our boat trips!
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!
Writer Alphonse Daudet's pretty little Provencal village...
Every year, Fontvieille celebrates its windmills on the second weekend of April. A great opportunity to discover this charming Provencal village and its secret, gourmet addresses at the foot of the Alpilles.