10 Must-See Towns in Provence

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The smell of lavender wafting in a summer breeze, the gentle swaying of hillside olive groves, empty sun-swept corridors between picturesque stone buildings: Provence is a region full of sensory romance, rewarding travelers with its breathtaking vistas, mouthwatering cuisine, and small-town tranquility. The Romans once dominated this area, and many of the towns serve as visual historical accounts of France’s southwestern region, with remnants of Roman, Byzantine, Medieval, and Renaissance structures incorporated into the modern construction of the upscale, but still quaint towns. The secret is out on Provence, and the area has always been well-known spot for celebrity vacationers, but there’s still plenty that’s slightly off the beaten track. When you’ve had your fill of idyllic lanes in famous Aix-en-Provence and enjoyed St. Tropez’s legendary beaches, head for one of these smaller, lesser known towns.—Abbey Chase

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rajacinta68 on September 28, 2016 at 5:52:20 AM EDT

memproduksi komponen mekanis dengan besi plat eser panjang panjang atau kuantitas berat. Ada banyak

theddywerner on July 7, 2016 at 12:29:17 PM EDT

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cahilldot on July 7, 2016 at 11:31:54 AM EDT

Vaison La Romaine is our fav town!!

PHeymont on July 7, 2016 at 10:28:26 AM EDT

For Saint-Remy, it's worth mentioning that the best way to reach Glanum is a pleasant walk, following the path marked for the Asylum of Saint-Paul de Mausole, where Van Gogh spent most of his time in Arles as an inpatient. It's marked with signs matching his paintings with nearby scenes, and ends at the asylum, which is directly across from the Glanum site. The asylum grounds include some of the scenes he painted there, and his room and studio can be visited. Another for Saint-Remy: The Wednesday market inside the old walls is huge and wonderful...we were fortunate enough to stay in an apartment directly above it!

DebitNM on July 5, 2016 at 5:30:54 PM EDT

Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sénanque is not in St. Remy; it isn't even near by. It is on the D177, north of Gordes.

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