The Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur region is open to you, with its olive groves, its lavender scents, its bewitching sun, its turquoise coastline and its traditional houses with blue shutters. Are we making you dream? So, quickly book your holiday rental in Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur!
Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur: holidays combining swimming and hiking
With the sea and mountains, flowery towns and authentic villages, Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur is adorned with very diverse landscapes. If you dream of a weekend or a week in the sun, a holiday rental in Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur is a safe bet. The PACA region is made up of six departments: Vaucluse, Alpes-Maritimes, Alpes de Haute-Provence, Var, Hautes-Alpes and Bouches-du-Rhone. What will you prefer between the seaside resorts on the coast and the typical small villages of the hinterland?
Nice shines in all its splendor on the coast of the Alpes-Maritimes: take a stroll along the Promenade des Anglais and discover the Matisse museum. Do you prefer to discover the hinterland and hidden Provence? Take a tour of the hilltop villages of Vaucluse, such as Gordes and Venasque. Not far away, in the Luberon, the quarries of Roussillon will enchant you with their dazzling colors. The small town of Fontaine-de-Vaucluse is also worth a detour: take the path that goes up to the source and visit the old paper mill which is on the way. Is it authenticity you are looking for? You will find everything you’re looking for in the small medieval village of Oppede-le-Vieux, in the Luberon. Not far away are the Lavender Museum and the Corkscrew Museum.
Provence is also rich in many traditions which recall its history and forge its identity. If you book your holiday rental in Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur for Christmas, you absolutely must attend a performance of the Pastorale des Santons de Provence, in period costumes! Also go visit santon fairs and discover this ancestral art in the south of France.
The Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur region is just as rich in gastronomic specialties, with, among others, bouillabaisse, tapenade or tian. Wine lover? Go and meet the winegrowers of Gigondas, Vacqueyras and Beaumes-de-Venise.
A wide choice of activities near your holiday rental in Provence-Alpes-Cote d´Azur
Take advantage of your holiday rental in Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur to discover the joys of hiking. In Carry-le-Rouet for example, lovers of beautiful landscapes will enjoy walking the Lizard Path as well as the mountain range of the Estaque chain. Then head to the Rouet beach for a leisurely tan or to the Eaux-Salees viaduct to take beautiful photos.
As for the town of Frejus, in Var, it is one of the jewels of the French Riviera. Let yourself be tempted by the Aqualand park for a great family outing. The zoo will appeal to animal lovers, while Lake Saint-Cassien promises you good times with friends, with swimming and fishing. The city is also home to a beautiful Roman amphitheater. Not far away, the city of Toulon will enchant you with its port, its Mont Faron cable car, its marine museum and its Cours Lafayette, a shopper's paradise.
Want to enjoy some of the local authenticity? Discover the perched village of Tourrettes, in the Pays of Fayence. You will experience a real moment of change of scenery as you stroll through its small sunny alleys bordered by medieval facades.
Vaucluse also deserves a few days to visit, with Avignon and its Palace of the Popes; Carpentras, its strawberries and its Inguimbertine; Cavaillon and its melons; Orange and its ancient theater or even Vaison-la-Romaine and its Roman remains. You can take a donkey ride on the slopes of Mont Ventoux or climb to the Saint-Hilaire chapel above Beaumes-de-Venise. Take the opportunity to discover the legend of the Devil's Rock and the Titans' fire in the Luberon.
One thing is certain, by opting for a holiday rental in Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, you will not get bored!
From Grasse to Frejus: your holiday rentals in Provence-Alpes-Cote d´Azur
Holidays in the PACA region, of course, rhyme with swimming pool! This is why the Vacanceole Group offers several vacation rentals with swimming pools in Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur. Enjoy long hours of total relaxation, sunbathing on your deckchair while listening to the lapping of the waves.
Let yourself be tempted by the studios and houses with terrace at the residence La Tour Carree, in the Alpes-Maritimes. Located a few minutes from the city of Grasse, this residence will also delight athletes of all levels: football goals, basketball, ping-pong tables ...
You may prefer the residence Les Calanques du Parc***, located in Frejus in Var. You will enjoy an apartment with terrace or loggia and a large outdoor swimming pool.
As for the residence Les Bastides de Fayence, in Tourrettes, this overlooks the Saint-Cassien lake and offers small, typically Provencal houses for rent. Since we don't do things by halves, the establishment has two outdoor swimming pools and a paddling pool.
The Vacanceole Group has really thought of everything and offers a brilliant solution to parents who dream of peace and rest: a vacation rental with a kids’ club in Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur. In Aubignan for example, in the residence Les Demeures du Ventoux***, confidently entrust your little ones to the hands of our entertainment staff. They will have a great time with other children their age, while you will take this well-deserved rest to meet up with adults. So, what are you going to do? Sunbathe around the pool or go for a long hike?
What if you took advantage of your stay in the sun to start taking care of nature? Take advantage of the Vacanceole Group's environmental commitment to offer yourself an eco-friendly stay in Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur. All our residences have heavily invested in preserving the environment and some of them are even Green Key labeled! Now is the perfect time to stock up on eco-friendly habits and fond memories.