Imagine, the aroma of lavender floating through a breeze, the deep blue sky underlining the fields of bright purple and soft lilac .Take a deep breath. This is not just a fantasy captured by van Gough but South of France itself.
“Il est certainement un magnifique paysage”
If you are adventure-loving and want to witness spectacular landscapes in just one trip then PLAN A VACCATION TO THE SOUTH OF FRANCE .Southern France does not only encompass James Bond-worthy casinos at Monte Carlo, the mega-yachts of St. Tropez and the star-studded Cannes Film Festival, but it has even more to it; the natural beauty with its heartwarming simplicity offers an affordable and lifetime experience.
If you are up for a relaxing experience and less crowded vacation, September is a great time to be in the region. However, July and early August can also be considered as an option as the lavender fields are at their peak. July with it also brings music festival in Orange (opera), Avignon Toulon (dance) and Juan-les-Pins (jazz). Then of course, there is the Cannes Film Festival in May.
Arles is one of the best sites that southern France offers. It features impressive Roman monuments. The Roman theatre, the arena and the cryptoporticus (subterranean galleries) – date back to the 1st century B.C. Its Roman Heritage adds to the historical significance of Arles. For the art lovers, it is well known as one of the locations where van Gogh painted some of his most famous masterpieces.
The top destinations of French Riviera (or the Côte d'Azur, as the Riviera is called en français) include Monaco, Marseille, St Jean Cap Ferrat, Cap D’antibes, Cannes, St Tropez, Nice, Villefranche. St Tropez on the Côte d'Azur is a beach destination. The town's fascination lies in the shaded squares and the old orange and red houses by the port, often visited by celebrities. Travelling further to the north will take you to a city known for its glitz and glamour, Cannes. The Le Croisette road in Cannes fronts the shoreline and offers the high end designer fashion shops, while in a street parallel to Le Croisette, Rue d’Antibes, style is offered at a more affordable price. La Palme d’Or restaurant at the Hôtel Martinez is recognized for its delicious and original cuisines , where Michelin two-star chef,...