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Discover Provence : Cities & villages in Provence

Horizon Provence invites you to stroll through Provence and discover the towns, villages and beautiful sites. Take time to wander and explore a heritage and a unique history, take part in the rituals of daily life in the market place. Each village has its own flavor, its very special athmosphere the rushed travelercan not really appreciate. Enjoy your stroll in Provence.

Luberon

MenerbesMenerbes
Famous village in the Luberon, its appearance reminds of a huge stone vessel
Lourmarin Luberon Provence Lourmarin
Lourmarin is on the southern side ofthe Luberon, its casle is considered as the most beautiful of the region.
Gordes Provence Luberon Gordes
The perched village is one of the most famous of Provence, please discover it through this report.
CucuronCucuron
A picturesque and charming village in southern Luberon.
Senanque AbbeySenanque Abbey
Near Gordes, Abbey Sénanque is a wonder of Romanesque art in Provence.
Goult Goult
Goult is a discreet and charming village in the Luberon, built around its castle, he deserves to be discovered.
LacosteLacoste
Lacoste is a beautiful Luberon village overlooked by the restored ruins of a castle where lived the Marquis De Sade.
La Tour d'Aigues La Tour d'Aigues
Capital of the Pays d'Aigues in Luberon, La Tour d'Aigues houses the ruins of a magnificent Renaissance castle.
Apt Apt
Discover the capital of the Luberon region and of the candied fruits.
Caseneuve Caseneuve
a picturesque perched village in the Luberon, near Apt .
Murs Vaucluse Murs
Murs is a picturesque village in the Luberon National Parc, near Gordes, Roussillon, and Venasque.

Alpilles

Baux de ProvenceBaux de Provence
In the Alpilles, the castle of Les Baux de Provence is located in one of the most spectacular landscapes of Provence.
BoulbonBoulbon
between Avignon and Tarascon, Boulbon nestles in front of the Rhône, at th e foot of the Montagnette hills.
EygalièresEygalières
Eygalières is one of the prettiest village in the Alpilles mountains.
FontvieilleFontvieille
Between Arles and Les Baux de Provence, Fontvieille is the village of writer Alphonse Daudet "Letters from my mill".
Saint Rémy de Provence Saint Rémy de Provence
Saint-Rémy de Provence is the little capital of the Alpilles mountains.
Tarascon Tarascon
Tarascon is the city of the Tarasque and Tartarin, and homes one of the finest medieval fortresses of France

Arles and the Camargue

Arles Arles
Arles is an ancient roman city and a capital of Provence's tradition
Aigues Mortes Aigues Mortes
Medieval city built by Saint Louis in Camargue
Saintes Maries de la mer Saintes Maries de la mer
Seaside resort and cultural capital of Camargue.
La Grande MotteLa Grande Motte
Resort on the coast of Camargue, designed by the architect Jean Balladur.

Provençal Gard

Les Angles (Gard)Les Angles
A quiet hilltop village and unfairly ignored in the Gard near Avignon.
Aramon Aramon
This small provençal town near Avignon was a busy port on the Rhone river.
BarjacBarjac
Pretty little town north of the Gard, between Gorges Ceze and Ardeche Gorges.
Saint Laurent les Arbres Saint-Laurent-des-arbres
Pretty village in Provençal Gard with noteworthy medieval heritage.
Villeneuve les Avignon Villeneuve-les-Avignon
Facing Avignon, Villeneuve holds heritage treasures that deserve to cross the Rhone to be explored.
Goudargues Goudargues
Discover why this village of the Ceze valley is nicknamed the little "Venice of the Gard"....
TavelTavel
Tavel in the Rhone valley is famous for its wine Rose, the "first rosé of France".
La Roque sur CezeLa Roque sur Cèze
One of the most beautiful village of the Gard is located in the Ceze river valley
Cascades du Sautadet Les Cascades du Sautadet
Waterfalls in an exceptionnal natural site and a great place for bathing at la Roque-sur-Cèze.

Pont du Gard / Uzège

Pont du GardLe Pont du Gard
The aqueduct built by the Romans is a marvel of grace and engineering, and an icon of French heritage.
Saint Quentin la PoterieSaint-Quentin-la-Poterie
Near Uzes, Saint-Quentin picturesque little town where the tradition of ceramic art is well alive.
ColliasCollias
Near the Pont du Gard, in Collias you will enjoy the river and the Gorges du Gardon.
Saint Quentin la Poterie Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie
Near Uzes, picturesque town where the tradition of ceramic art is well alive
UzesUzes
Uzès is the most charming city of the Provencal Gard, and its caste is the first "Duchy" of France.
Castillon du Gard Castillon-du-Gard
Around to the Pont du Gard, Castillon is one of the most beautiful medieval villages in the Gard.
Lussan Lussan
North of Uzes, Lussan is perched on a plateau, watching the surrounding country from its ramparts and castle.
Vers Pont du GardVers-Pont-du-Gard
The Pont du Gard is located in territerry of Vers, village and quarries of ashlar blocks
Saint-Laurent-la-VernèdeSaint-Laurent-la-Vernède
pretty village near Uzès in Provençal Gard.

Pays des Sorgues (Vaucluse)

SaumaneSaumane de Vaucluse
Saumane is a charming little village perched above the Sorgue valle, between Fontaine de Vaucluse and Isle sur la Sorgue
Le Thor village de ProvenceL'Isle sur la Sorgue
Let's discover this charming city on the Sorgue river, renown for its antiques dealers, its Provence markets, canals and its unique athmosphere.
Velleron Market Provence Velleron
In Velleron stands daily one of the best market of Provence.
Pernes les Fontaines Pernes les Fontaines
This little provençal town, former capital of the Comtat Venaissin, counts more than 100 fountains and great historic heritage.
Le Thor village in Provence Le Thor in Provence
A pleasant village in Provence between Avignon and l'Isle sur la Sorgue, with a noteworthy natural and historic heritage.
Fontaine de VaucluseFontaine de Vaucluse
Discover the site of the most famous resurgence of the world, magnified by Petrarch in the 14th century.
 

Mont Ventoux (Vaucluse)

Mont Ventoux Le Mont Ventoux
Discover the Mont Ventoux and the climb on bike by Bédoin to this legendary summit.
Bédoin Bédoin
Bédoin village at the foothill of the Mont Ventoux, is well known to cyclists.
Méthamis Méthamis
A picturesque perched provençal village in the Vaucluse
MalaucèneMalaucène
A pretty little provencal town in noth Vaucluse, at the foot of Mont Ventoux.
Venasque Provence Vaucluse Venasque
Discover Venasque, the first capital of the Comtat Vaucluse, ranked among the most beautiful villages in France.
Le Barroux Le Barroux
A pretty provençal village with a Renaissance castle at the feet of Mont Ventoux
SaultSault
In the Provence of Lavender, between Mont-Ventoux and plateau d'Albion
Nesque Gorge Nesque Gorge
A beautiful canyon cut into the Vaucluse Plateau au the southern feet of Mont Ventoux
La Roque Alric La Roque Alric
One of the smallest and prettiest villages in the Vaucluse between the Dentelles and Mont Ventoux

Vaucluse

Chateauneuf du pape Chateauneuf du Pape
Chateauneuf du Pape wine and its vineyard is renowned the world, within sight Avignon
Orange Provence Vaucluse Orange in Provence
At the gate of Provence, Romans founded Orange and let a famous triomphal Arch and a splendid ancient theatre.
Mornas FortressMornas and its Forteresse
The medieval fortress Mornas monitors the Rhone Valley perched on a cliff at the impressive height.
Caumont sur Durance ProvenceCaumont sur Durance
A village in Provence to discover, between Avignon and the Luberon, on the hill near the Durance river
Châteauneuf de GadagneChâteauneuf de Gadagne
Between Avignon and l'Isle sur la Sorgue, a village in Provence, where still lives the cultural traditions of Provence.
GigondasGigondas
Gigondas is a reknowned wine name, it is also a pretty village in the Vaucluse.
Beaumes de VeniseBeaumes-de-Venise
A lovely Provencal wine village famous for its Muscat
SeguretSeguret
One of the most beautiful villages in France is located in the northern Vaucluse.
Vacqueyras Vacqueyras
Vacqueyras in the Vaucluse is also the name of a famous wine of Cotes-du-Rhone.
Vaison la Romaine Vaison-la-Romaine
Vaison the Roman city faces the medieval town perched above the Ouvèze river

Haute Provence (Alpes de haute Provence)

Forcalquier Forcalquier in Provence
Forcalquier was the capital of a florishing earldom in the midle ages. Discover the city and its surroundings.
Simiane la Rotonde Simiane-la-Rotonde
Simiane is a village of character crowned by the Rotonde and surrounded by fragrant lavender.
Banon Fromage Provence Banon en Haute Provence
Banon is famous for its cheese, but the village is also worth a visit ....
Dauphin Dauphin
Between Forcalquier and Manosque, Dauphin is considered by many as one of the prettiest villages in Haute Provence.
Saint-Etienne-les-Orgues Saint-Etienne-les-Orgues
Village of herbalists at the foot of the mountain of Lure in Haute-Provence
Oppedette - les Gorges d'Oppedette Oppedette
Gorges of Oppedette form a spectacular canyon carved by the Calavon river.
OnglesOngles
In Haute-Provence, The Rocher d'Ongles offers a picturesque view at the feet of the Lure mountain.
Moustiers Sainte-Marie Moustiers Sainte Marie
A provencal village coming right from a tale near the Gorge du Verdon and Lake Sainte Croix.
Mane Mane
Village of Haute Provence on the anciant roman road Via Domitia.

Côte d'Azur

Saint TropezSaint Tropez
Saint-Tropez needs no introduction, but who really know this small Provençal town of the Côte d'Azur ?
Cannes Cannes
Stroll in the Côte d'Azur in the famous seaside town for its international Film Festival in May

Verdon Gorge (Var - Alpes de haute Provence)

Verdon Gorge Verdon Gorge
High Verdon Gorge is one of the most majestic natural sites in Europe.
Bauduen sur Verdon Bauduen
Bauduen-sur-Verdon is a pretty village on the shore of Lake St Croix.
Aiguines Aiguines
Aiguines overlooking Lake St. Croix, the door spectacular Gorges du Verdon.
Lac de Sainte Croix Lac de Sainte-Croix
Verdon river pours into Lake of Sainte-Croix leaving the Grand Canyon.
Trigance Trigance
Trigance overlooks the valley of the Jabron, in the Verdon Regional Park, High Provence
 

Aix-en-Provence / Cassis and around

Aix-en-Provence Aix en Provence
Aix is the former capital of the County of Provence,
CassisCassis
The famous fishing harbour and seaside resort of the Calanques near Marseille.

Ardèche

Ardeche GorgesArdeche Gorge
Discover one of the most beautiful natural site in southern France
ViviersViviers
Capital of Vivarais in Ardèche, episcopal city perched above the Rhone Valley

Provençal Drome

Buis les Baronnies Buis-les-Baronnies
Explore Buis-les-Baronnies in Provençal Drome (north of Provence), a peaceful and pretty village, "french capital of linden"
Nyons Nyons
Nyons is the capital of the Baronnies region in Provençal Drome
GrignanGrignan
Grignan is crowned by a magifique Renaissance castle where the Marquise de Sevigne lived.
Montbrun les Bains Montbrun-les-bains
In Provencal Drome, Montbrun-les-Bains is a spa town and one of the most beautiful villages in France.

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