Information about Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, Provence

Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, Provence

Maps of Provence-Alpes-Azur

Map of Provence-Alpes-Azur in France

Previously Provence-Alpes-Azur

Map of the major towns and cites in Provence-Alpes-Azur

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Regional capital : Marseille

Departments / Counties of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Number Department Capital
4 Alpes de Haute Provence Digne
5 Hautes Alpes Gap
6 Alpes Maritimes Nice
13 Bouches du Rhône Marseille
84 Vaucluse Avignon
83 Var Toulon

The region is in southern France and borders Italy and the Mediterranean sea. The region Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur is often simply called PACA.

From the Alpine mountains down to the sand beaches of Saint Tropez, Cannes, Nice, the region is an important destination for tourist offering a favorable climate all year round.

Perfumes, rosé wines, jazz and a distinct cuisine, the region has a rich culture, traditions and festivals. The Cannes Film festival, Nice Carnival and the Jazz festival are just a few of the highlights.

Cruises, tours, trips, visits

Ocean Five Yachting :

Located in Antibes, crewed motor and sail Yachts for vacation cruises on the French Riviera and Corporate events in Cannes, Nice and Monaco. A vast selection of vessels and choice of prices.

Gites, Bed and breakfast, Chambres hotes

Mas de Gigaro Holiday House :

Résidence Les Marronniers is a Provençal holiday house, situated in La Croix Valmer, near Saint Tropez on the French Riviera. It lies in a beautiful, unspoilt setting with a breathtaking, panoramic sea view. With its four bedrooms, three bathrooms and 175m2 sun-drenched terrace, the holiday house comfortably sleeps eight people.

Real estate, property : Est8net helps you to find a new property, house or apartment, on the French riviera. We have property for sale from many different real estate agents.

Ski chalets

The Chalet Experience :

Extraordinary Ski Chalets, owner-run company that will take care of everything on your Chalet Holiday

Tourism, travel, information

Adventure Provence Tours : Guided tours to Papal Provence and Provence-Paris. The tours are flexible, conducted at the height of the season in June, July, and August, and are inclusive of air/ground transportation, lodging, all meals, and paid admissions to special events. All APT tours can be configured to combine with cruises in unique ways.

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