Culture & Art / Europe

Provence

Provence seems to have emerged from a dreamy impressionist painting. The historic region of southwestern France is a destination of high quality and immense beauty, ideal for travelers with refined tastes who love nature, tradition and appreciate the tranquility of the countryside.

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area 31,400 km² currency EURO (€) when to go Spring and autumn are perfect: the weather is warm and there are fewer crowds. May is a riot of flowers, and September sees the grape harvest.
population 4,5 million telephone code Country code: +33
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recommended places to see Marseille’s Vieux Port
Palais de Papes
Pont d’Avignon
Roman ruins
Village of Saint Remy de Provence
Camargue Wetlands
language French gmt +2
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