CÔTE D'AZUR ...(PACA)
05 Hautes-Alpes, 06 Alpes-Maritimes,
83 Var, 84 Vaucluse
Provence, Alpes, Côte d'Azur, country
of light, the inhabitants here have a Southern French accent.
You will appreciate the wild landscapes, the perfumed garrigue and the olive
trees, the typical and unexplored small villages of the Luberon, the Nice hinterland,
beautiful deep yellow colza and deep purple lavender fields, that Paul Gauguin
painted so well. The tall cypress trees along the roads, the fountains in every
villages, the small villages squares quiet under the shadow of the imposing
plane trees, the lounging on the Mediterranean beaches.
The Baux-de-Provence, the small Alps, the National Park of Mercantour, the town
of Arles, the Camargue with white horses and black bulls, the deep gorges of
the Verdon, the Mont Ventoux. Aix-en-Provence, Nice, Monaco, the cosmopolitan
districts of Marseilles, Avignon, formerly known as the city of the Popes.
Vineyards and numerous summer manifestations (lyrical festivals, concerts, theatre).
The countless Romans and Middle-Age vestiges, isolated chapels, Cistercian abbeys,
and of course the deep blue of the Mediterranean Sea.
You will take pleasure in tasting the traditional ratatouille perfumed with
wild thyme and bay leaf, in playing a petanque set on the village square under
the plane trees, or in sipping the typical French pastis (anise alcohol) on