Our Provence

Real Provence specialises in three beautiful and distinctively different areas of southern France which together combine to offer the very best of everything in Provence - history, culture, markets, ancient villages, beautiful countryside, old towns, lavender, food and wine and much much more.

For a full description of each of these areas, go to >>Luberon   >>Alpilles   >>Dentelles

For details of how we can put together a holiday for you in one or more of these beautiful areas just click on >>Our Holidays.

Parc Naturel du Luberon
Alpilles around St. Remy
Cotes du Rhone area of the Dentelles

What to do and see

Relax 'at home' and enjoy the pleasures of living life in Provence.We can offer a personal selection of self-catering properties in the Luberon.
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Charming properties
Hotels & Auberges

Or if you prefer a hotel based holiday, choose from our personal selection of relaxing countryside auberges, interestingly different city hotels and luxury 4* with all the facilities.
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Charming hotels

The scent and colour of Provence. Where and when to go to see the glorious lavender fields at their best – a painter or photographer’s dream.
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Lavender coming into bloom
Stunning Countryside and Villages

Superbly varied scenery and lovely old villages. A great area for walking and cycling and exploring the beautiful countryside on leisurely drives, letting the quiet country roads lead you on to discover the hidden corners and delightful old villages of this lovely region.
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History, art and music

Discover the Roman heritage of Avignon, Arles and Orange and explore the Medieval towns and villages, delight in the art of Van Gogh and Cézanne and listen to music under the stars at an international piano festival or world class opera performance.
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Pont du Gard
Food and Wine

A gourmet’s delight from lively markets packed with stalls of locally produced delicacies to Michelin star restaurants, from local wine fetes to the best of the region's wine producers.
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Michelin star restaurants
Special excursions

Day trips of one or two days taken as an excursion during your holiday or included as part of a tour - the turquoise waters of the Lac de St. Croix, the breathtaking Gorges de Verdon, the charming fishing village of Cassis or the stunning island of Porquerolles. Just a few ideas to make your holiday even more special.
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Simply relax

Hotels with beauty and spa treatments, warm summer evenings dining al fresco, or simply browse the markets and choose your fresh apricots for lunch.
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Simply Relax
Antiques and Markets

Browse for your special find amongst some of the best antique dealers in France or the stalls at the local brocante (bric a brac). Be spoilt for choice at the weekly markets with colourful Provencal fabrics, pottery & lovely natural soaps in all scents from lavender to raspberry.
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Apt Market
Be Active

From hot air balloon flights to cycling the quiet country lanes, from learning the language to playing golf this region offers plenty for the active holiday.
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Be Active
Beautiful Old Towns and Cities

The treasures of historic Avignon, Aix en Provence, Orange, Nimes and Arles are just waiting to be explored.
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Chateaux and Gardens

Interestingly different chateaux and charming provencal gardens.
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So as you can see you really are spoilt for choice. For ideas on how to get the best out of what our specialist

areas can offer click on >> Our Holidays and let us guide you in the discovery of this beautiful part of France.  

Updated: 13 November, 2017