Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Recent Spam Attacks
    by mkataoka Fodor's Editor | Posted on Nov 28, 16 at 01:31 PM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Where to weekend away from Frankfurt
  2. 2 After Beaune, need suggestions for the next 10 days
  3. 3 Paris and London Christmas / NY EVE
  4. 4 10 days in Paris and......
  5. 5 Luggage Storage
  6. 6 Mont St. Michel in winter
  7. 7 Honeymoon on a Budget
  8. 8 Summer Travel order
  9. 9 LIsbon
  10. 10 Trip Report The mouse munches her way through far off lands: The Christams Edition
  11. 11 International Flight Question
  12. 12 great hotel and food in Lyon
  13. 13 Which airport for Bellagio?
  14. 14 Brugge hotel help
  15. 15 Trip Report In Search of Montalbano - the ups and downs of 10 days in Eastern Sicily
  16. 16 Driving from Viena to Frankfurt
  17. 17 Island hopping Croatia - into nature/hiking
  18. 18 Ireland in April-Day trips from Galway base
  19. 19 Another tipping question: concierges
  20. 20 Trip suggestion
  21. 21 Bernese Oberland + Luzern 4 days
  22. 22 Euro Travel & Trivia Quiz #139
  23. 23 Trip Report Back from Paris
  24. 24 Destination from London by train, advice please
  25. 25 Musee Carnavalet closed for now
View next 25 » Back to the top

8 Days in Provence

Jump to last reply

Hello, this is my first time posting to this forum. I have read quite a few postings about Provence, and have learned a lot about the main towns. We plan to visit Avignon, Nimes, Arles, Aix, and Montpellier, yet we are yearning for a French countryside experience, and would like to find a nice village (or two) to use as a home base. Instead of excursions to the countryside, we would prefer day trips into the various towns. I have heard the Luberon is lovely, and I am sure there are other lovely areas, but it is all so difficult to plan having never been.

Question: Does anyone have experience staying in the countryside in Provence, with proximity enough to the main tourist sites to make a day trip or overnight trip practical? We are most interested in experience true French culture in a welcoming town not as frequented by the masses, if that is even possible. Many thanks.

10 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement