Provence is located in southeast of France, adjacent to Mediterranean Sea and Italy. It extends from Mediterranean coast to interior hills. Since ancient times, Provence has been striking with beautiful sunshine and blue skies, enchanting Mediterranean Sea and enchanting lavender. In Provence, lavender fields have a completely different landscape throughout year. In winter, after harvesting, only short, neat, dead stems remain, covered with white snow. When spring comes, green leaves appear.
Perhaps most beautiful lavender bloom is here, from mid-June to mid-August, on Valenço plateau between Durance and Blaine valleys. Explore area with your eyes and nose, on a motorcycle or bicycle. Purple halo in June, gradually as summer sun gets hotter and hotter, lavender flowers quickly turn into a charming dark purple color. By end of September, all flower fields have been harvested. The lavender field was able to take a breath, soak up essence of nature and prepare for purple flowers to bloom again next summer.
The Grand Canyon of Verdun is located on Côte d'Azur in Provence-Alpes. The Grand Canyon of Verdun is second largest canyon in world, it is famous in Europe for its magnificent scenery and receives millions of tourists every year. The Grand Canyon is an important part of Verdun Natural Park. Visitors can go hiking, rock climbing and kayaking.
Nice is located in south-east of France, between Cannes and Monaco, on Mediterranean coast. Nice is capital of Alpes-Maritimes and second largest city on Mediterranean coast in southern France, second only to Marseille. Nice is surrounded by mountains and rivers, has a pleasant climate and is a famous tourist and resort center of France. Numerous historical monuments, museums, art galleries and entertainment venues of city attract a large number of tourists. There are so many museums in this artistic metropolis that almost no one can visit them all. Tourists can wander around old town if that's too much.
On coast of Mediterranean Sea and coast of Marseille there is Lake Karon. These limestones have been protected since 1973. Depending on the degree of difficulty, climbers have different climbing routes.
Of course, you can't ignore Arles in Provence, home to such monuments as Colosseum in Rome, Church of St. Trophime and Museum of Arts and Crafts of Provence. Van Gogh lived here from February 21, 1888 to May 3, 1889. Once he used this place as a place for his sketches and every time he painted with a brush. Today style here is almost exactly same as it was then. In addition, which is directly related to Van Gogh, is Van Gogh's hospital, restored from his paintings. Also, do not forget to visit Van Gogh's suspension bridge on canal, about 3 kilometers from city.