France - Provence (Chapter)
This is the Provence chapter from Lonely Planet's France guidebook.
Provence, a region that captivated Van Gogh and Cézanne, conjures images of lavender fields, gorgeous stone villages, wonderful food and superb wine. It certainly delivers on all those fronts, but what many visitors don't expect is Provence's incredible diversity.
- soak up seething, heady Marseille
- trail Van Gogh around Arles, visiting spots where he painted some of his best-known canvases
- spot pink flamingos while riding white horses in the Camargue
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Marseille Region, Aix-en-Provence, Arles & the Camargue, Stes-Maries de la Mer, Aigues-Mortes, Les Alpilles, St-Rémy de Provence, Les Baux de Provence, The Vaucluse, Avignon & around, Orange, Vaison-la-Romaine, Mont Ventoux & Around, Carpentras, Fontaine de Vaucluse, The Luberon, Apt & around, Northeastern Provence, Pays de Forcalquier, Vallée de la Durance, Gorges du Verdon and Parc National du Mercantour.
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