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Gites and villas in Provence and on the Riviera

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2015

From the
Camargue to Monaco,
self catering rental
holiday accommodation in the
Provence - Alps - Riviera region
of the South of France


Self catering and B&B in Provence at affordable prices

Attractive gites, holiday villas and b&b accommodation in Provence and on the Riviera, for hire directly from the owners or online – a selected choice of modern and traditional accommodation in this most popular tourist region of France.

Provence is a region with a strong reputation as a place where life means sitting back and relaxing by the pool or the sea, and enjoying the good life in the beneath an azure sky. Whether it's for a year in Provence or just a week, this is one of the French regions that people from the north love to escape to. France's most truly Mediterranean region is a land of bright blue skies, even in winter, of olive trees, pastis, vineyards, wild rosemary and the scent of pine trees. But the region also spreads right up to the Italian border, through the dry ravined hills of the Mediterranean hinterland and the Provencal Alps. On the coast, known as the "Cote d'Azur" to the French, and the "French Riviera" to English-speakers, rocky shores give way here and there to some of the world's most famous beaches, at Cannes, Nice or Saint Tropez. Naturally, in summer the French Riviera is a very busy region, yet at other times of the year - away from the cities of Marseille, Toulon and Nice, it is less so.
There is a common belief that "Provence" means all of Mediterranean France; it does not. West of the Rhone delta, the area is known as Languedoc.
The official Provence region only includes the departments of Bouches du Rhone, Var, Vaucluse, Alpes Maritimes & Alpes de Haute Provence  


Access:
Driving times:
from Calais or Lille: 9 to 12 hours under normal driving conditions, depending on destination.
Main airports: Marseilles, Nice
For more about Provence and the French Riviera, visit the Gitelink Provence travel guide


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Area 6c . The South of France

Provence, Riviera and southern Alps 


Includes historic Provence, the Riviera and the southern Alps  - departments  04 Alpes de Haute Provence, 06 Alpes Maritimes, 13 Bouches du Rhone, 83 Var, 84 Vaucluse, and a part of 26, "Drome provençale" and the Gard 30, "Gard Provençal" :  

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  • New !    Gite near Draguignan  83  Les Fourques gite is family run chalet-style gite for 2 - 5 people in the heart of  Provence in the beautiful village of Lorgues . 5 hectares of grounds, pool.
  • New !    Between Aix and Avignon Pretty Provencal villa in the Domaine of Pont Royal, Provence - sleeping 6 with private garden and access to two beautiful pools

Click for   Var Riviera Alpes Maritimes Riviera Bouches du Rhone - Provence Vaucluse - Drome Provence Alpes de Haute Provence  Gard Provençal

► ►Gites in Provence  (departments in random order)

Gites in Bouches du Rhone

  • Provence gite near Near Aix  13  - Delightful gite for 4-6 people in the heart of Provence; an old mill in a wild natural environment, set in grounds of 1.5 hectares.
  • Between Aix and Salon de Provence  13  - The 'Maison de Marie' is a villa with four to six bedrooms, a large garden and large pool, and year-round sunny climate. 

Gites in the Var - Riviera

  • Provence / Riviera Gite & B&B 83 Website in nederlands- Set amid the vineyards, La Grande Lauzade offers a gite and attractive b&b accommodation, with pool, in a restored 18th century winery. 
  • Bastide in the Var - In large shady grounds, in the heart of the Var, with swimming pool and fabulous views, two family gites for 4 - 5 and a delightful smaller gite for 2 - 3 persons. 
  • Gite near Draguignan  83  Les Fourques gite is family run chalet-style gite for 2 - 5 people in the heart of  Provence in the beautiful village of Lorgues . 5 hectares of grounds, pool.
  • Bormes les Mimosas, near the sea. 83    An established house standing in its own half acre gardens with trees and flowers,  a mile from the sea. Four bedrooms, sleeps up to 8 visitors.
  • Villa with pool near St Tropez. 83    Four bedroom villa a mile and a half from the sea, 8 miles from St Tropez. Outdoor pool, gardens, children's play area. Free wifi; terrace with sea view.

Gites in the Vaucluse & Drome Provençal

  • 18th Century bastide B&B, Luberon 84  Site en français - surrounded by vineyards and orchards; b&b in this charming Provence bastide, near Gordes, that has been in the family for 5 generations. 
  • Provence gites 26 Site en françaisWebsite auf deutschWebsite in nederlands- La Françonne, Drôme provençal.  Three well equipped gites (4p each), with pool and air-conditioning in rural setting with a view, close to  medieval  Mirabel aux Baronnies and Mont Ventoux. 
  • Gite north of Aix en Provence. 84    In rural location a small gite for four - two bedrooms - with pool and garden, with barbecue. No wifi. 20 km north of Aix.
  • Gite near Gordes, Luberon. 84    Three bedroom gite, sleeps seven, in a small hamlet among the pines 5 km from Gordes in the Luberon area.  Outdoor pool.

Gîtes in Alpes-Maritimes - Riviera

  • Gite for 2 near Nice 06  - Small tastefully decorated holiday home with pool, in the hills near Nice.  5 km from Vence and 15 km from beaches. Garden, terrace with sea views. Sauna and wifi.

Gîtes in Alpes de Haute Provence 

  • Gite for 6 near Digne 04  - Gite for up to 6 people in the hills south of Digne; garden, terrace, barbecue.  Mountain views.  No internet. Online booking

Gîtes in Gard provençal - north and west of Avignon

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Further west: Languedoc
Further northwest:
Ardèche
Further north:
The French Alps
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