Holidays South of France

by Lexa Pennington / Mar 13, 2013 /
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The beautiful South of France is an excellent choice for your holiday. It covers the area from Aquitaine, Midi-Pyrénées Provence-Alps, Côte d'Azur, Languedoc-Roussillon, Corsica, and Rhône-Alpes. Holidays South of France offer relaxation, adventure, exquisite cuisine and wonderful hospitality. The climate for Holidays South of France is deliciously warm and the scenery awe-inspiring.

Travel from Britain to Holidays South of France couldn't be easier. Flight times from London are only 2 hours, or you can soak up the breathtaking countryside as you journey by Eurostar and rail to Holidays South of France. Alternatively ferry crossings are regular and the autoroutes are straightforward. You could even look for a promotion code online to find a cheaper deal.

Consider St Tropez, a cosmopolitan city lying by beautiful blue sea, famous for its celebrity visitors and excellent shopping. Holidays South of France can offer opulence as you watch the yachts in the harbour or you can stay in one of the many first-rate boutique hotels. Nice is another popular destination for Holidays South of France. Situated in the area known as the French Riviera, the town is ancient, boasting fascinating architecture and exclusive boutiques and restaurants. You can stroll down the Promenade des Anglais - A 7km walkway to soak in the sun, roller skate or enjoy a romantic evening in the setting sun on your Holiday South of France. Cannes is another typically beautiful city to visit during your Holiday South of France. Well known for its annual film festival, it basks in a Mediterranean climate which means a glorious 12 hours of sunshine from May to September, ideal for a stroll along the palm tree-lined waterfront avenue of La Croisette.

Slightly inland is the fascinating city of Aix-en-Provence. The old town is a rich blend of 16th, 17th, and 18th century architecture, with mansions, museums, and churches dotted around its irregular streets. The cathedral is a treasure of styles ranging from the 5th century through to Renaissance. Nearby are natural thermal springs for which many areas in Holiday South of France are well known. Most notably, Aix has a profusion of delightful fountains. In contrast, Fréjus is an enthralling medieval city as well as a well-loved resort. It is home to many exceptional Roman archaeological sites, for example an aqueduct and amphitheatre. The city hosts a profusion of theatre, concerts, and exhibitions. On your Holiday South of France you might want to venture further inland to the banks of the Rhone where you can explore the captivating city of Avignon. Towering over the city is the magnificent Palais des Papes where many popes lived during the 14th and 15th Century. And of course there is the famous Pont d'Avignon, although only part of the bridge is still standing, cradling the tiny chapel of Saint-Bénézet.

With such a variety of places to visit, you can readily see a Holiday South of France can offer you a tantalising mix of history, scenery, sunshine, and a fantastic, restorative vacation.