The south of France has many picturesque destinations to visit, ranging from old abbeys and beautiful coastlines to cobbled walkways and squares. Read on to discover 15 of the most scenic sights in the region.
Menton is a little town on the French Riviera, as close to Italy as it is possible to be without being in Italy itself.
Cannes is notorious for its red-carpet film festival and large living, but the port is a great place to watch the world go by.
L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is a large town that comes alive at the weekends, when locals and dealers head to the antiques market that dominates the streets.
The coast at Hyères is much more rugged than at other places along the French Riviera, and is a firm favourite with campers and other holidaymakers.
The village of Les Baux-de-Provence is perched high up on the edge of the hills in the Luberon area of inland Provence. It’s one of the most beautiful villages in France.
Carcassonne is in the Languedoc area of France and is famous for its medieval citadel.
Martigues has the nickname of ‘Provence’s Venice’ because of its canals and bridges surrounding old houses, piled one on top of another.