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The traditional area of rural Provence has a beautiful landscape, famous for its lavender fields, Alpine peaks and countless historical sights. Marseille, a thriving, cosmopolitan city, lies on the pretty south of France coast. Whatever piques your interest about this part of the world, our range of hotels in Provence mean there's something for everyone.
Whether it's taking in the history of medieval Avignon on a Eurostar break, exploring the rural countryside, or a beach break with boat rides and day trips to the French Riviera, there's much to see and do on a break in beautiful Provence.
- Provence's biggest settlement, our hotels in Marseille are a fantastic base - there's plenty to do in the city itself, and no trip here would be complete without sunning yourself in the Parc Bor'ly, seeing Marseille Cathedral and grabbing a bite to eat near the Old Port of Marseille
- Historic Avignon has lots of genuinely iconic sights including its medieval ramparts, the Palais des Papes and the Pont d'Avignon - once one of the most influential cities in Europe, it is now one of France's top visitor destinations
- The Provencal heartland of traditional villages is well worth exploring if you have the time - tour the winding roads, hilltop villages and distinctive countryside of the Haut-Var to see the region's famous lavender fields.
A popular tourist destination with a rich history and beautiful surroundings, take a look through our other hotels in France for short breaks across the country.
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On the bank of the river Rhone, Avignon is a beautiful well preserved walled city. The Ramparts surround the city and are one of the finest examples of medieval fortification in existence. Home to the historic Palace of the Popes, and the 12th century Notre Dame des Doms cathedral Avignon is a city full of culture and heritage. Wander the ancient streets, visit museums and galleries, take a cruise on the river Rhone or simply stop in a cafe and take in the wonders of the city.
The vibrant city of Marseille is a great mix of urban life with elegant parks and historical monuments. The oldest city in France, this cultural hub lies on the Mediterranean Sea with spectacular views across the ocean. The city has many exciting museums and galleries and there are plenty of ancient buildings and churches to explore. The Old Port is guarded by two incredible fortresses, and the beautiful Notre Dame de la Garde overlooks the whole city. Take a boat from the harbour and visit the famous and magnificent Chateau d'If.
A charming short break destination on the Mediterranean Coast, Toulon is a historic city in the former province of Provence. A key naval port, the city has a proud tradition of ship-building. Be sure to visit the impressive and pretty Toulon Opera House, the town's excellent array of art museums and have a wander around the beautiful old town. Enjoy the outdoors on one of Toulon's delightful beaches, or take a cable car up to Mount Faron for breath-taking views of the city.
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