Provence is one of most popular tourist areas in France, attracting a large number of tourists every year. In addition, famous lavender towns around Avignon, as well as famous harbors of Marseille, Nice and Cannes are all famous tourist cities of Provence, especially small towns in mountains, which are by far best scenery not to be missed here!
Provence is a large region located in southeast of France, washed by Mediterranean Sea and bordering Italy. It is world famous hometown of lavender and large purple flower fields are best representative of Provence; Provence is also "city of knights" in Europe, where an important literary genre of Middle Ages, chivalrous lyric poems, was born. Rich in food, sunny and beautiful in scenery, it has attracted countless tourists since ancient Greece and Rome and is still a tourist attraction today.
5 must-see attractions
1. Bay of Angels
The most beautiful stretch of French Riviera, so named because of its shape, reminiscent of angel wings
2. City of Eze
Beautiful medieval town with classic French Mediterranean flair
3. Papal Palace
The most important medieval Gothic building in Europe, it is in two parts and has a light show every year from August to October
4. Old Nice
There are many churches and baroque houses in old town, filled with Italian life and feelings
5. Boulevard of British
The famous promenade of Nice with beautiful coastal scenery, lined with various flowers, all way to Angel's Bay
From May to September, Cannes Film Festival is tourist season in Provence. At this time, Provence has sunny weather and suitable temperatures, which is most suitable time to travel. Among them, in July and August, lavender and sunflowers bloom one after another every year, which opens peak of tourist season in Provence region. Traveling at this time, you can see a large number of flower fields.
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