roquebrun cap martinRoquebrune-Cap-Martin is a popular French Riviera vacations resort, located between Monaco and Menton. Roquebrune, France, is a medieval village perched on rocky cliffs high above the Mediterranean. Its location provides some amazing views over the coastline. In the heart of the old town, there is a Medieval castle and an impressive 12th century church and its picturesque narrow stepped-streets are great to stroll around. There are also lovely little squares and fountains and charming buildings with wrought-iron balconies.

 

theoule sur mer beach holidays in FranceThéoule-sur-Mer is an idyllic small town located in a prime spot on the French Riviera between Cannes and St Tropez. This French Riviera town is a favourite holiday destination for the rich and famous, seeking some seclusion from the crowds. Théoule-sur-Mer provides a number of public and private beaches, together with a Marina and provides the perfect base for a beach holidays in France.

 

wild swimming franceThe South of France has an abundance of good places for wild swimming, be it streams, waterfalls, rivers or lakes. There is no need to rent a villa with a pool, just follow our guidelines for the 10 best places to go swimming in South France.

les issambres south france beach holidaysLes Issambres is a French Riviera resort that stretches along 8 km of inlets and fine sandy beaches. Les Issambres is now a popular destination for South France beach holidays, especially with the French, Scandanavian, German and British holidaymakers. Situated on the beautiful coastline of the Bay of St. Tropez, between the Mediterranean sea and the wooded hills of the Massif des Maures, Les Issambres provides a calm and tranquil holiday base. 

 

weather south of franceThe weather in South of France is amongst the best in France and has attracted visitors for over 300 years. The climate in South of France is the hottest in France, with average summer temperatures above 30oC (80oF). The weather is predominantly Mediteranean, with long hot dry summers, warm springs and autumns, and clear mild winters. 

monaco2If you are wondering what is the French Riviera famous for, then let me enlighten you. The French Riviera or the Côte d'Azur as it is referred to France, is situated in the South East corner of France, running along the Mediterranean coastline. The French Riviera also includeds the principality of Monaco.

 

Famous places in France to visitIf you are looking for some famous places to visit in France during 2020, then here is a list of my 10 personal favourites. France remains the number one tourist destination in the World.I am sure that I have missed off some obvious places to see in France outside of Paris, but I think that this is a pretty good choice of tourist places to visit if you are planning a vacation in France during 2020. 

provenceOne of the most iconic images of the South of France is the purple lavender fields of Provence. If you are looking at visiting Provence this summer or next, then here are some ideas about the best cities to explore in the Provence region. From small sleepy hilltop villages perched high up on a cliff like Gordes, Roussillon and Seillans to larger towns such as Aix-en-Provence, Marseille and Avignon, Provence has a wide range of places to visit and we present some of our favourites here.

 

provence towns to visit gordes franceThe small village of Gordes in Provence, France, perched on top of a cliff above the valley of Calavon is one of the most charming Provence towns to visit. The Mediterranean climate and relaxed pace of life in Gordes create the perfect vacation environment. It is quite easy to spend the whole day doing nothing much: wandering the winding streets, leisurely taking coffee at a cafe and watching the world slowly go by, spending hours over a good meal in one of the many restaurants and watching the spectacular sunsets over the lavender fields in the valley below.

 

nice airportThere are 10 low cost airports in South of France which provide cheap flights to South of France from the UK, Ireland and continental Europe. With Ryanair and Easyjet still offering great deals on cheap flights to South France, now is the time to plan your next holiday in the beautiful South of France. 

 

isle sur sorgue provence townsL'Isle sur Sorgue is often regarded as one of the prettiest towns in Provence to visit. Located on the banks of the river Sorgue, L'Isle sur Sorgue was originally a fishing village, situated on an island in the middle of marshland. This historic Provence town also became an important centre for silk, paper, wool, rugs and dyeing. 

 

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