Lifestyle, landscapes and light in South of France: Provence Alpes Cote d’Azur
Imagine a holiday break in a region where southern borders are the deeply indented calanques on the Mediterranean Sea and your private home is only few miles away in the countryside protected by the mighty Mont Ventoux and hidden among the olive trees of Lubéron. You may think this is just a dream but in Provence Alpes Cote d’Azur this is just sheer reality. Obviously if your budget allows it, a typical Mas or a Bastide will be the most stunning holiday accommodation for your vacation but you will also enjoy the charming and unique lifestyle of Provençal B+B hidden between Bonnieux, Oppède le Vieux and Cavaillon with a cheaper budget for a low-cost vacation. You will find plenty of cheap holiday accommodation in Vaucluse and Var on a last-minute booking. You will love discovering Roman Abbeys of Sénanque, the ancient village of Gordes which is now the ultimate destination for French VIP and intellectual Parisian think-tank, you will be amazed by the wild landscape of red and ochre colored Roussillon.
Holiday rentals in Provence.
A perfect holiday in Provence starts by the choice of an ideal accommodation such as a typical Mas, a Bastide or a Provençal Villa. Most of these exclusive real estate properties are fitted with all facilities including stunning swimming pool, tennis yards, gym and sauna and even private spa. Airports are never too far with Nice and Marseille providing a full palette of international flights reaching every place of the world including USA and U.A.E. Most B+B and furnished rooms for rent in Provence are parts of ancient Provençal farms and mas, wonderfully situated and providing tourists with a very familiar warm environment, a healthy and comprehensive continental breakfast in the morning and a most definitely pleasant and charming place to come back after one whole day touring the region. Mas and Bastides in Provence are generally situated on the hills and are often surrounded by typical medieval villages such as Ménerbes, L’Isle sur la Sorgue, close to Avignon, jewel of Provence and headquarters of Roman Catholic Popes for several centuries.
Discovering Côte d’Azur through Matisse and Picasso masterpieces
Some say that Picasso, Matisse and Van Gogh tried not to paint only the colors and the atmospheres of Provence but even its perfume and their masterpieces belonging to the precious collections of Antibes and Nice museums clearly witness this reality. Discover them during a one day visit in these beautiful Côte d’Azur towns and initiate yourself to admire art and smell at the same time all the wild flowers and trees of the the garrigue, this very special landscape of Provence extending from the sea coast to the hills around the Mediterranean basin. Get inside a painting for real and warm up your senses at the wonderful scent of lavender, sage, thyme and rosemary under the secular juniper and holm oaks trees. No wonder why so many artists left Montmartre and Montparnasse Parisian ateliers between 1900 and 1930 to settle in this blessed part of French country extending from Monaco to Camargue to explore new ideas, new colors and experience dimensions and shapes through the very transparent light of Provence perfectly cleaned by the strong Mistral wind which makes everything look brighter. For your holiday in Provence experience the peace and the luxury of a private mas. Rent a holiday flat in a Bastide or a vacation house on the sea.
Glamour and VIP in Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur
And for all those who prefer nightclubbing and jet-setting to nature, landscapes and art, Côte d’Azur offers all the fun and entertainment required. Cannes is the “real” place for you glamour addicted friends! Because this town is all about beautiful people, billionaires yachts, being seen and seeing who you can see is the private code for entering the wonderful world of this eternal Cote d’Azur myth where people love walking along the Boulevard de la Croisette along the shore and its fashionable restaurants, lounges bras, hotels and exclusive shops. Beautiful people, beach life, speed dating the day, nightclubbing, dancing the night out or having fun at the gorgeous parties on the yachts the night. Rent a villa with swimming pool on the sea and have fun in Cannes, who knows you may meet your tycoon on a wonderful moonlight night in the French Riviera.
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