The stunning natural landscapes of Provence



Atout France/Michel Angot
© Atout France/Michel Angot

Reading time: 0 minPublished on 4 January 2024

Saint Rémy de Provence, Aix en Provence, Avignon, Nîmes, Gordes, Mont Ventoux – welcome to Provence!

Explore the region’s numerous villages, each more typical than the last. Discover Gordes, one of the most beautiful villages in France, and its Renaissance castle and traditional old buildings.

Provence also offers a wide range of outdoor activities. Follow the GR9 long-distance footpath as it winds its way up the emblematic mountain peaks of Provence (Sainte-Victoire, Luberon, Sainte-Baume), all of which stand at an altitude of around 1,100m. This footpath allows you to admire Mont Ventoux (1,912m), which has been declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve thanks to its rich and varied flora and fauna.

Provence can be explored on foot, by bike or on horseback. The region will delight visitors searching for a unique way of life, with its stunning landscapes, evocative scents and impressive natural scenery.


The magazine of the destination unravels an unexpected France that revisits tradition and cultivates creativity. A France far beyond what you can imagine…