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Cours Mirabeau
Views - 9384, Date - 23.09.2016 10:30, City - Aix-en-Provence, Type - Architecture, Monuments
One of the main streets of the city of Aix-en-Provence is named after Count Honoré de Mirabeau (which is known as a political activist since the Great French Revolution), who was born here.  

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Ecomuseum of Saint-Léger
Views - 3763, Date - 21.09.2016 7:46, City - Saint-Leger-les-Melezes, Type - Museum,
The Ecomuseum of Saint-Léger can be also called an «asylum (shelter) for animals» and a «live» collection demonstrating the natural resources of the region – the mountain flora.

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Chapelle Sainte-Roseline
Views - 7837, Date - 08.07.2016 6:12, City - Les Arcs, Type - Architecture, Monuments,
In the southeast of France, in the Var department (Provence - Alpes - Cote d'Azur) in the old town of Les Arcs, there is a very interesting old monument – Église Sainte-Roseline. This medieval building is one of the oldest (according to scientists, it dates from the 11t...

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Palais du Roure
Views - 4938, Date - 29.06.2016 4:18, City - Avignon, Type - Architecture, Palaces,
One of the most interesting attractions of Avignon is Palais du Roure (which was built in the XV century). He has two more titles: Museum Baroncelli (Musée Baroncelli) and Baroncelli-Javon Hotel (l’Hôtel de Baroncelli-Javon).

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War memorial in the city of Nice
Views - 6833, Date - 21.06.2016 2:24, City - Nice, Type - , Architecture, Monuments
In the prosperous city and peaceful seaside of Nice one does not forget people once paid with their lives for its current prosperity.

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Sightseeing in cities

15.09.2017 08:08
Menton will hold the first E-bike show on the Cote d'Azur
The first bike ride with a special exhibition of electric bicycles will be held this weekend in Menton.  
14.09.2017 08:03
The Festival of Kites in Marseilles will host the participants from 10 countries
On September 16 and 17 in Marseilles, the Festival of Kites will take place.
13.09.2017 08:32
Hurricane Irma inflicted damage on the French overseas territories
As a result of the Irma hurricane on the French overseas islands Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthélemy, at least n...
12.09.2017 08:25
Cannes Yachting Festival celebrates its anniversary
Cannes Yachting Festival is recognized as one of the most important events of the yacht industry, as well as the larg...
11.09.2017 08:09
The publication which disclosed the naked photos of Kate Middleton was fined for a considerable amount
The French court of Nanterre ordered the popular Closer magazine to pay moral compensation to the royal family for pu...
Nice
Nice is the «capital» of the Cote d'Azur located not far from the border of Italy and France, and the...
Saint-Paul-de-Vence
Saint-Paul-de-Vence is a picturesque town of Alpes-Maritimes department which smoothly fits in the local landscape sp...
Avignon
Avignon - the administrative center of the department of Vaucluse in southern France - is the city, interesting for i...
Monte-Carlo
Fabulous «pearl of the sea», which incorporated both the modern and the ancient, preserved millennial tra...
Moustiers-Sainte-Marie
It is worth to visit Moustiers-Sainte-Marie village at least because there are the views of just stunning beauty here...
Saint-Leger-les-Melezes
The village of Saint-Léger was founded around 1000. (Today it is quite difficult to determine the exact date o...


Provence Attractions - Notre Provence Group

Provence Attractions Section contains the information about the most interesting sights of the region, both historical and contemporary ones.

In this catalogue of the main attractions of Provence we gathered basic background information and a description with photos.

Today Provence is part of the region of Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur (including the departments of Var, Vaucluse, Bouches-du-Rhône, as well as the part of the Alps de Haute Provence and Alpes-Maritimes).

This region of France owes its unprecedented popularity to the extraordinary geographical location (southern maritime colour meets and " interweaves" here with the regularity of plain widths and picturesque mountaintops of the Alps).

Discover the world of the artistic elite of the early twentieth century so adoring the local places. Look for the gastronomic delights on the local markets, "gormandize" with all your soul in the local cafes, find valuable and just nice "wonders" on the "flea markets" and antique rag fairs.

To understand Provence first having visited Côte d'Azur (slightly weary, effete and puffed) it is worth to go into the very Provencal "hinterland". At that do not forget here that between the basic destinations the guests Provence will find on local roads a lot of gastronomic "discoveries"! One has only to peep on the way into one of the small cheese dairies, wineries, breweries, etc.

Well, hit the road!
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