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Depending on your tastes, you can admire grandiose landscapes, between sea and mountains , or discover all the riches of a unique heritage.
If you give yourself the time to plan everything, you'll feel more comfortable when it's time to go.
This choice far from being exhaustive, you will be captivated by the beauty of the landscapes of Provence during your visit to the
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You like hiking, swimming or diving.
Amateur of unique or striking landscapes or simply of tranquility in a natural environment ?
The Calanques of Marseille will satisfy you.The Calanques Natural Park stretches from Marseille to La Ciotat. It is the first national peri-urban park in Europe and contains land and sea treasures.
Discover the most remarkable Calanques starting from Marseille and going towards Cassis then La Ciotat
For half a day or a day, privately or individually, departing from Marseille, Cassis, La Ciotat, Bandol, Toulon, La Londe, Le Brusc.
Iles de Provence : Porquerolles, Port Cros, du Levant, île verte, des Embiez, les îles du Frioul à Marseille.....
A few kilometers from Marseille, Cassis evokes a colorful fishing port, the creeks and Frédéric Mistral. Cassis is built in an amphitheater by the sea between Cap Canaille and the Calanques.
But Cassis is also one of the first classified vineyards in France.
One of the three first French crus to benefit from the AOC (rosé and white).
Between Calanques and Cliffs, hikes and boat trips, Cassis will amaze you !
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The symbols of Marseille are well known: The Basilica of Notre Dame de la Garde built in 1870, whose golden statue dominates the port from a height of 160 meters, the Canebière and its constant bustle, the Old Port and its terraces, the Quartier du Panier, the Calanques and the Frioul Islands which are home to the Château d'Îf, not forgetting its emblematic football club "Olympique de Marseille"
La Ciotat will charm you with its picturesque old fishing port, its beautiful 17th century houses around the port, its large sandy beach, its calanque and its Mediterranean atmosphere.
Don't hesitate to take the magnificent Route des Crêtes where you will find an exceptional panorama of the whole bay
And between two swims, you can discover the natural park which surrounds the calanque of Figuerolles and you can visit the Parc Mugel.
Protected by the Massif de la Sainte-Victoire, which rises to 1,011m, Aix-en-Provence is surrounded by richly preserved countryside with authentic Provençal bastides surrounded by French gardens.
Its name comes from the thermal springs discovered when the city was founded in 123 BC by the Romans
The circuit of Pagnol is an excursion in the life and the work of the child of the country.
This is an opportunity to discover the places that rocked his childhood and enchanted his films.
Souvenir places with the charm of hills, bastides and houses, the simple charm of Provence
The Massif de la Sainte-Baume is one of the highest massifs of Provence 1148m.
It allows to have a magnificent view of Marseille and the coastline.
The true magic of Sainte-Baume, which fascinates visitors from all over the world, is its religious history. The places are closely linked to the Christian tradition and the pilgrims who go there today place their footsteps in the footsteps of kings, archbishops, princes and simple men animated by once ardent.
But it is to Marie-Madeleine that we owe the notoriety of the place.
The Landscapes of the Alpilles are made up of hedges of cypresses, fields of olive trees, vineyards, scrubland of "Mazets" (small Provençal-style farmhouse), Romanesque chapels, almond trees, which offer a resplendent palette of colors in all seasons
Arles, Ancient City, the so-called "Little Rome of the Gauls" is still steeped in its ancient glory.
Municipality classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site
The Camargue is a region in the South of France, in the Rhône Delta, straddling the Gard and the Bouches du Rhône.
Marshes, pastures, dunes and salt marshes, a unique landscape, with preserved fauna and flora in the Camargue Regional Natural Park.
There is no activity as Provençal as visiting the small fruit, flower and ceramic markets...
They are a real feast for the senses : the flavors, aromas colors and textures are a rich experience for visitors and also a way to better understand the local way of life.
Aix-en-Provence market The daily market in Aix-en-Provence lets you discover local vegetables and specialties in the heart of Place Richelme: olive oil, goat cheese... lovers of good food will be delighted.
On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, the appointment is given to you on place Verdun and place des Prêcheurs.
As for the large Saturday market in the Cours Mirabeau, it is an opportunity to taste local Provençal products, to dress up and find a small object at the adjoining flea market.
Santons and Ceramics Market Aubagne
Aubagne - Flower market - All year round, every Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The territory of the Pays d'Aubagne and the Etoile, capital of ceramics and Santon. The traditional santons and ceramics market
When you go to Cassis, which is not very far from Marseille, you have to take a short walk through its market.
The blackcurrant market is quite large and you can find the most beautiful fruits and vegetables in the region.
Go there for a walk to familiarize yourself with the products of the country and let yourself be tempted by all the Provençal flavors as well as the new trends, fashion, decoration, jewellery.
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