Best Places to Visit in the South of France in 2024

Provence

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Aix-en-Provence is one of the popular places to visit and stay while exploring the region. Aix is also within convenient distance to explore the lavender fields of Valensole and Luberon.

Nice

The town of Nice is beautiful to explore and is a great holiday destination. The old town or the Vieille Ville is filled with French restaurants and local shops. Its close proximity to the beaches makes it an ideal ‘off-beach’ site to hang out in Nice.

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Bordeaux

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Bordeaux is one of the MOST elegant cities in France. The city is known for its wines, particularly of Saint Emillion and so it deserves a place in every wine lover’s diary.

Cannes

Cannes has all the beautiful ingredients to holiday in style. It is also one of the expensive beach towns in France. In Cannes, spend the majority of your day in top-class beaches that come with full-service restaurants and beach beds.

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Marseille

Marseille was founded by the Greek sailors in around 600 BC and this port city was later ruled by the Romans and then the counts of Provence. Marseille was a strategic port back then, an important trading route and port. It still is and today it is one of the busiest ports of France.

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Montpellier

Montpellier is a dynamic city in the south of France, with a lovely mix of the old and the new. It is one of those hidden gems that are worth visiting.

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