Relaxing times and active vacations with holiday homes Province.

The Provence area of France is what you would call a real inspiration. It has been so for some of the greatest artists like Van Gogh, Picasso, Renoir. Maybe it is the scent of the lavender fields or the sun flower fields that seem to take you to another land, one of peace and serenity, or maybe the cerulean of the Mediterranean here is what makes a holiday in Provence an out of this world experience. Whether you're here to relax and walk among nature, or visit the quaint little villages that display the local tradition in a wonderful setting, or the authentic local cuisine and friendly people, with a holiday home in Provence you'll find yourself in the middle of a small paradise, just waiting to be discovered.

An active vacation and a relaxing time
If you look for serenity and relaxation, or maybe various entertainment activities, a holiday in Provence will offer the ideal setting for them both. For those loving the outdoors, there is nothing like a day spent at the beach, and then maybe a wonderful hike on the Mont Ventoux, or maybe a round of golf near your holiday home in Provence will better do the trick for you. There is also the possibility for cycling in the area for those feeling adventure and adrenaline running through their vanes. For a more chill-out afternoon, visit the wineries of Chateauneuf-du-Pape for tastings or maybe an olive grove in the area, then in the evening indulge yourself with a nice dinner at a local restaurant and taste the authentic specialties...life will just never be the same again.

History is perfectly displayed in Provence
The area of Provence hosts a series of little towns and villages that are like silent witnesses of the rich cultural and historical heritage of the area. There are Roman ruins that you can visit during a family holiday in Provence and you can teach your kids about the great significant events and empires in our past that influenced our current existence; there are churches, and cobble stoned streets that bring back the feeling of a glorious past, there are beautiful fountains and chateaux, like the chateau in Tarascon. Towns like Avignon, Arles, Aix-en-Provence and Orange have beautiful historical sights of great significance as well. Allow the charm of Provence to bring a little magic in your life this year.


Holiday parks Provence for a great cultural and gastronomic adventure

An irresistible area of France, the Provence region has always been an attractive location for tourists. A holiday in Provence means sunshine and nature, villages on the hilltops, great cities like Arles, Aix and Avignon with their cultural treasures, amazing food and wine. Along the Rhône valley, you will find Roman cities like Orange and Arles, and the papal city of Avignon, with the great summer festival to be held here. Aix-en-Provence is another great city to visit, while Van Gogh is forever linked with St-Rémy and Arles. Set off from your holiday park in Provence and visit the Gorges du Verdon, the Parc National du Mercantour along the Italian border, the amazing Mont Ventoux, and the lagoons of the Camargue with their flamingos colonies and their breathtaking landscapes.

Local cuisine
The cuisine of Provence is a mix of Mediterranean influences. The locals here are very friendly so leaving your holiday park in Provence for a nice meal at a local restaurant is definitely a must try. Most of the food in the area is cooked with olive oil and olives or at least has the ingredients in it. Try a delicious dish of tapenade pasta and a glass of the regional wine, while sitting on a nice terrace of a restaurant and admiring the astonishing surroundings during a holiday in Provence. Garlic is also a common ingredient used here, as well as vegetables like tomatoes, capsicum, aubergines, courgettes and onions that are turned into a delicious ratatouille and the courgette flowers stuffed with tomato sauce are among the delicacies of the area. As in meat, the most common in the area is sheep meat turned into the specific gigot d’agneau aux herbes, and for fish lovers there's freshwater trout, salt cod, anchovies, and others, as well as sea food like clams, periwinkles, sea urchins and oysters. Of course, you can't leave the place without trying the local wine and cheese and with all this wonderful food....without gaining a few well-worth extra pounds.

Culture abounds in Provence
For the art lovers, they can follow Van Gogh’s path in Arles, or visit the mausoleum where he stayed in St. Remy. If you find yourself in a family holiday in Provence in Aix-en-Provence, you should definitely try a tour of Cezanne’s home and admire the grandeur of Mont Ste-Victoire. Then there is also the Picasso museum in Antibes, Renoir’s home in Cagnes-sur-Mer, and the Chagall Museum in Nice. The Musee de la Lavande on the D2 toward Gordes, the Musee de la Faience in Moustiers or the Musee de l’Olivier are other great representatives of the local culture, as well as the perfume museums. The area of Province is of incontestable beauty, let yourself be inspired by its infinite charm this holiday season.

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