Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Provence is ready to explore

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Provence. Travelers to this walkable city praise the cafés, sightseeing and local tours. For a bit of culture, visit La Vieille Charite, Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations or Musee National de la Marine. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Provence

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Provence has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Golf du Luberon (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Chateau Val Joanis (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Chateau La Coste (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Lavandes Angelvin (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Sainte-Victoire Golf (18.6 mi / 30 km)
  • Set Golf (19 mi / 30.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Provence

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Provence is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Montagne Sainte Victoire (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Les Vannades (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (14.1 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Colorado Provencal (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Terrain des Peintres (17 mi / 27.3 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Provence

The nearest airport is in Marseille (MRS-Marseille - Provence), located 29.8 mi (48 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Avignon (AVN-Caumont), which is 40.5 mi (65.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Aix-en-Provence Meyrargues Station, Pertuis Station and Manosque-Greoux-les-Bains Station are the main stations in the city. You can see more of Provence by jumping on the metro at La Rose Station, Frais Vallon Metro Station or Malpasse Station.

Where to stay around Provence?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 44,638 holiday lettings near Provence. From 16,016 Houses to 7,874 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Provence is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Provence?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Provence. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • St-Tropez: 6,477 holiday homes
  • Lacoste: 2,467 holiday homes
  • Aix-en-Provence: 2,572 holiday homes
  • Selonnet: 216 holiday homes
  • Mougins: 7,895 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Provence! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Provence?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Provence with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • St-Tropez: 6,477 holiday lettings
  • Lacoste: 2,467 holiday lettings
  • Aix-en-Provence: 2,572 holiday lettings
  • Selonnet: 216 holiday lettings
  • Mougins: 7,895 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Provence?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Provence are:

  • Cagnes-sur-Mer (XCG): 14,653 self catering accommodations
  • Mandelieu Airport (CEQ): 15,939 self catering accommodations
  • La Mv¥le Airport (LTT): 9,131 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Provence?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Provence. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Terre Blanche Golf Course: 13,651 holiday rentals
  • Puget-Théniers Station: 663 holiday rentals
  • Golf de Pont-Royal: 5,712 holiday rentals
  • Garcine Ski Lift: 1,684 holiday rentals
  • Chateau d'Entrecasteaux: 2,881 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Provence listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Explore destinations around Provence

St-Tropez
6,477 holiday rentals
Lacoste
2,467 holiday rentals
Aix-en-Provence
2,572 holiday rentals
Selonnet
216 holiday rentals
Mougins
7,895 holiday rentals
Biot
2,407 holiday rentals
Bormes-les-Mimosas
6,031 holiday rentals
Nice
8,167 holiday rentals
Avignon
3,713 holiday rentals
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
3,156 holiday rentals
Saou
277 holiday rentals
Le Lavandou
5,105 holiday rentals
Bagnols-sur-Cèze
998 holiday rentals
Saint-Victor-la-Coste
1,311 holiday rentals
Valbonne
2,177 holiday rentals
La Grande-Motte
3,254 holiday rentals
Suzette
1,673 holiday rentals
La Ciotat
3,648 holiday rentals
Saint-Montan
740 holiday rentals
Antibes
11,971 holiday rentals