Think Provence, the mediterranean and skiing! The countryside varies from the mountains of the alps to the famous coastal regions where you’ll find the typically hot and dry landscape with pine-covered hillsides, olive groves and air scented with herbs.
The coast changes along the way from rocky cliffs to soft white sand beaches and the route is studded with superstar towns such as Cannes, Nice and St Tropez. These hotspots come with equally dazzling price tags but in between and inland there are beautiful ‘best-kept-secrets’ to explore.
Getting there and getting away
Airports: Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, Cannes, Marseille, Nice, Toulon, Saint-Tropez
TGV: Avignon, Dijon, Marseille, Monaco, Nice, Toulon
Locals are Bas Alpins or Bas Alpines. A third of all properties are s ...Read more ...
As the name suggests, we’re now on the coast in the lee of the mountains ...Read more ...
Hilltop villages and the coastal towns ensure that the Var enjoys great fi ...Read more ...
The Vaucluse is entirely inland and may consequently be slightly less well ...Read more ...