vence366The lovely old town of Vence is a warren of cobbled medieval alleyways and vaulted passageways. Vence is noted for the remains of the defensive wall built in the Middle Ages. Vence, like its sister town St Paul de Vence a few kilometers away, has attracted legions of artists and writers down the centuries.

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cassis366If you are planning on visiting the beautiful town of Cassis in South France, here is a list of 10 things to do in Cassis, France, during your visit. During its history, the fishing port of Cassis has been visited by Virginia Woolf, Winston Churchill and Frederic Mistral (writer of Jean de Florette) and its limestone quarries produced the stone which underpins the Statue of Liberty in New York.

 

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bargemon villageOnce the former home of Victoria and David Beckham, Bargemon is a beautiful town in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. It's a lovely old town made up of narrow streets and shaded squares with splashing fountains. Bargemon, France, is known for its gentle climate, its olive oil presses, and the pure water of the nearby Gorge du Verdon. 

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mentonThe beautiful coastal town of Menton lies on the eastern-most edge of the French Riviera, sandwiched between Monaco and the Italian border. Menton's nickname is la perle de la France ("The Pearl of France") and it is justly deserved. With its famous Mediterranean beaches, fruit groves, exotic gardens and decorated windows, and surrounded on the landward side by gorgeous landscapes, Menton is a truly pearl waiting to be discovered.

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hyeres1Hyères is a town in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of the Cote d'Azur in southeastern France and is the oldest holiday resort on the French Riviera. Hyeres is known locally as the City of Palms, on account of the 7,000 palm trees which decorate the town.

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st remy streetsSaint-Rémy-de-Provence is a town in the heart of its namesake department, Provence, and here you’ll find all the charm of the Provencal way of life: meandering stone streets, boulevards shaded by century-old plane trees, town squares with cafes, restaurants, boutiques, galleries and fountains; and all year round markets and festivals.

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menton beachIf you are planning your summer holidays and you are looking for information on where to go in the South of France, then just follow our handy guide of the very best places to visit. We have grouped these South France tourist attractions into distinct regions of the South of France, but to be honest getting around is quite simple. There is an excellent road network and the trains are superb.

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st tropez2Where is Saint Tropez? Saint Tropez is located on the South of France coast in between Marseille and Cannes. This small fishing village on the Mediterranean coast shot to fame and fortune through its association with Brigitte Bardot and a host of other famous film stars and artists at the beginning of the 1960s. Since then it has continued to be a popular playground for the rich and famous and has grown in proportion. Saint Tropez is located on a small bay, close to the major resort town of Sainte-Maxime. The city of Toulon is 50kms to the West and Cannes is 70kms to the East.

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roussillon provence4If you are planning a trip to Provence, France, this year and you are looking for ideas about what to do and see, we have compiled a guide to the best towns to visit in the Provence region of France. Provence is an amazing region to visit. All the images that come to mind when you think of Provence come true in reality. Purple lavender fields still abound and are best witnessed in late June and during July. Small sleepy hilltop villages perched high up on a cliff can be easily visited in Gordes, Roussillon and Les Beaux de Provence.

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rivieraIf you are wondering what and where is the French Riviera, then let me enlighten you. The French Riviera or the Côte d'Azur as it is referred to France, is in the South East corner of France, running along the Mediterranean coastline. It extends from the Italian border in the East, through to Cassis, Toulon and Hyères in the West. Important towns and cities along the French Riviera include Menton, Nice, Cannes, Sainte-Maxime, Frejus and St Tropez. The French Riviera also includeds the principality of Monaco.

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x nimesThe South of France is home to some of the most picturesque cities in France to visit. Outside of the well-known cities such as Nice, Cannes and Marseille, you will find a wealth of beautiful cities to see. Outside of the summer, a visit to the South of France in May or September is always pleasant. The climate is still warm, the restaurants are still open and the throngs of tourists have died down. If you are looking for inspiration about which cities in the South of France to visit, then follow our guide to the 10 Best cities in South of France to visit.

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aixThe old University town of Aix-en-Provence is a wonderful place to spend time in. Perhaps the most recognisable part of Aix is the Cours Mirabeau, the wide avenue with rows of plane-trees that follows the line of the old city wall and divides the town into two halves. Along this avenue, you will find plenty of cafés, including the Deux Garçons, which has been frequented by the likes of Paul Cézanne, Émile Zola and Ernest Hemingway.

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niceIf you are planning your summer holidays and you are looking for information on where to stay in the South of France, then just follow our handy guide to the very best places to stay in South of France. We have grouped these South France tourist attractions into distinct regions of the South of France, but to be honest getting around is quite simple. Let Go South France help you choose where to stay in South of France.

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