Provence Holiday Guide
Prepare your holiday in Provence with a tranquil mind thanks to the hand-picked selection you'll find in the MyProvence guide, featuring hotels, B&Bs and rentals, must-do sights, museums and monuments, and the best addresses for savouring home-made Provencal cuisine.
Plan a city break in the seaside town of Marseille! All the best places to stay, eat, and go shopping in Marseille. Enjoy your stay!
Tucked between the Calanques and Cap Canaille is Cassis, with its fishing port and inlets with turquoise waters. Relaxation guaranteed!
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Welcome to the Calisson capital! All the insider tips to help you plan your stay in Aix-en-Provence, whether for a holiday or just for the weekend!
Make a break for the town traversed by the Rhône river, that so inspired Van Gogh, with its traditional férias and the superb antique remains.
Do you prefer footpaths or roads? Bouches-du-Rhône Tourisme has selected the most beautiful walking, cycling, mountain biking, motorcycling and car itineraries specially for you!
Salon-de-Provence is a quintessential Provençal village. Two must-sees: the Château de l'Empéri and Fontaine Moussu.
Nestled at the foot of the Le Garlaban rock formation, Aubagne is the birthplace of celebrated writer Marcel Pagnol and has preserved all the charm of a typical Provençal village. Welcome to Provence!
Weekend breaks & holidays in Provence
Need a break? Plan a trip to Provence. From accommodation to hotels to visits, we have everything you need for a weekend in Bouches-du-Rhône.
Plan your holiday in Tarascon in just a few clicks! Accommodation, restaurants, must-visit sites - it's all here!
La Ciotat is a beautiful setting for a romantic getaway or sports-packed adventure. It has kept its small-town Provençal charm nestled between the sea and rolling countryside.
Baux de Provence
Officially recognised as one of France’s most beautiful villages, Baux-de-Provence is a must-see for anyone on holiday in Provence. Breath-taking landscapes guaranteed!
Do you know the little capital of the Alpilles? With its rich cultural and natural heritage, this large village charms with its gentle pace of life.
Top Shopping Addresses in Provence
Planning a short break in Aix-en-Provence, a holiday in Marseille or a tour of Provence? You'll find some great Made in Provence souvenirs and goodies to take home wherever you're staying. MyProvence has selected an exclusive range of craftsmen, local producers and fashion designers in Marseille, Aix-en-Provence and throughout the area.
Our guide helps you prepare for your holiday or weekend getaway in Martigues. You will be overwhelmed by the array of natural and archaeological treasures on offer in “the Venice of Provence”.
Saintes-Maries de la Mer
Nestled on the shores of the Mediterranean, the village of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer is the ultimate symbol of the Camargue region. Come and wander its little winding streets.
Prefer fine food or bistro fare? Here's an exclusive selection of the Tables 13 restaurants in Bouches-du-Rhône, for all tastes and budgets!
Provence, land of gourmets… Experience superb dining at restaurants with starred chefs. Selection of the finest tables.
Where can you have the best bouillabaisse, tian Provençal or ratatouille? Find the answer in this guide to restaurants offering traditional cuisine.
Eating out in Provence
With local and foreign cuisine for a quick lunch or a romantic dinner, Provence's restaurants satisfy guests with appetites large and small.
A charming hotel in the Alpilles or luxury hotel in the centre of Marseille - Provence's most beautiful hotels provide a warm welcome all year round.
Make yourself at home in Provence's holiday rentals, whether a seafront apartment or dream villa with pool 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.
Whether you're staying in a caravan, tent, mobile home or campervan, there's definitely a campsite on your way. All outdoor accommodation in Provence.
Furnished accommodation, a room in a B&B or hotel - all options for staying in Provence for a weekend or the summer holidays.
Craftspeople and local producers
From Santons to olives, wine, Marseille soap, sun-drenched vegetables, Provence prides itself on making age-old products in the pure traditional way.
Organising your weekend in Provence
We offer around ten great guides for planning your weekend or holiday in Provence. From nautical leisure activities to outdoor recreation, family outings, hikes, cultural events and driving itineraries on the 'Belles Routes de Provence', MyProvence features the crème-de-la-crème of Provence!
Fashion and shopping
Casual or classic fashion, concept stores and souvenir shops: you'll find all the Bouches-du-Rhône's top shopping addresses here, from Saintes-Maries to La Ciotat and Marseille.
The culture in Provence, it is the discovery of museums , parks and gardens as well as the architectural heritage of Arles World Heritage of UNESCO and other Roman ruins .
Landscapes and beaches in Provence
Provence has a charming natural beauty, from the Cassis calanques to the marshes of the Camargues and the majestic mountain of Sainte Victoire.
Bars and Cafés
Where to have a pleasant drink in the Bouches-du-Rhône? Bars, cafés or tea rooms: check out our online selection now!
Walking and cycling
All roads lead to Provence! Enjoy walking or cycling along the sea or in the hills of the Alpilles on the trails in the region.
Trips and tours
Take the pretty route to discover Provence at its best! Provence abounds with touring ideas for walkers and cyclists, or treat yourself to a guided tour!
Water Sports Guide
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.
All the addresses to enjoy outdoor activities in Provence : riding clubs, golf courses, nature guides, climbing instructors etc.
Parks & family activities
Have an unforgettable family day in a Provence leisure park. Games, treetop adventures, water sports - there's something for children and adults!
What to do in Provence
Provence – a thousand and one fun activities, including nautical and outdoor leisure, shopping, Provencal craftsmen and produce, family amusement parks and much more!
Need info to organize holidays in the Provence region? Tourist organisations in Provence are happy to help with opening hours, prices, bookings, etc.
Holidays for everyone
Guide to travelling with disabilities: beaches accessible to persons of reduced mobility and museums with interactive panels for the deaf and blind.
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In the footsteps of our bloggers
Do you need a shopping route guide in Provence? Then follow in the footsteps of our local bloggers and discover their best places.
On the lookout for things to do in Provence? This guide provides tips for shopping, eating out, hotels and guided tours, with plenty of special deals.
Our best tips
Discover Provence best tips thanks to our selection of accommodation, restaurants, tours, shopping, outdoor activities and water sports.