DISCOVER THE PROVENCE-ALPES-COTE D’AZUR rEGION
Want to take off and visit the must-see places of the Provence-Alpes-Côte-D’Azur region? Just relax and choose one of the excursions organized by of Camp of the Domaine, to visit the region in a minibus, accompanied by a guide. Here is a selection of places to visit in the area.
Once the capital of Provence, Aix-en-Provence amazes anyone who visits it. In one single place, it brings together all the charm and images that one imagines of Provence and it has been a place of choice, over the last centuries, of all the great names of literature or painting like Stendhal, Zola or Cezanne. When you visit Aix-en-Provence, do not miss:
- The magnificent carved doors and windows on the Cours Mirabeau and the rue Gaston de Saporta
- Saint-Sauveur Cathedral, the Town Hall and the Clock Tower
- Granet Museum
- Atelier Cézanne
- Vieil Aix museum
- Pavillon Vendôme
Cannes, a glamorous city and capital of cinema, has a rich and important natural and cultural heritage that spreads over a beautiful bay. During your visit in Cannes, here is what you must absolutely see:
- La Croisette, the Chemin des Etoiles in front of the Palais des Festivals on the Esplanade Pompidou
- The daily flower market, on the Allées de la Liberté
- The magnificent forest park of Croix-des-Gardes (20 km of marked trails)
- The old area of Le Suquet
Grasse is the flagship city of the perfume industry in France. It is also an ideal place for a walk, and here are some recommendations to make your trip to Grasse so much more enjoyable:
- Visit of the Fragonard factory, at the bottom of the old town
- The old Grasse
- Rue Amiral-de-Grasse, with its magnificent façades
- The botanical garden (in front of Fragonard perfumery), a relaxing and pleasant area
- Notre-Dame-du-Puy Cathedral, the highest point in the city
- Place de la Poissonnerie, where the fish market used to be held
- The old town market on Saturday mornings
Saint-Paul de Vence
Magnificent medieval village, particularly appreciated for its pretty cobbled streets and its houses made of perfectly restored old stones. Some places to visit in Saint-Paul-de-Vence:
- The Colombe d’Or hostel, which used to attract the high society during the last century
- Foundation Maeght and its exhibitions of contemporary art
- Exuberant gardens, small squares and ancient fountains
- Craftsmen’s workshops and Provençal boutiques
- The many views of the French Riviera and the Mediterranean Sea
With its beaches, its calanques, its churches, its museums, its monuments, its parks and gardens … Marseille reveals many surprises to visitors. Loaded with history and legends, Marseille is a lively city in which everyone finds something to do. Here is a selection of places to visit in Marseille:
- The Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde basilica, emblem and highest place of the city, 162 meters above sea level
- The Old Port, 2 600 years old!
- The Vieille-Charité and the Quartier du Panier and their Italian accents
- The Musée des Arts africains, océaniens et amérindiens
- The Noailles district, bubbling with movement, colours and flavours
- The Longchamp Palace and its majestic architecture
- La Corniche, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea
- The Calanques, offering breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea
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Excursions organized by the campsite’s entertainment team, beside summer time and school holidays, allowing you to visit unmissable places in Provence by mini-bus, accompanied by a guide.
Charming medieval village a few minutes’ walk from the campsite. Lovers of old stones and nature, discover this place and its many treasures.
Discreet or less discreet beaches, surrounded by luxurious vegetation, just a few moments from the campsite. Beaches dedicated to families, younger ones, older ones, naturist ones, there is one for every taste !
Immerse yourself in the natural surroundings of the Var, one of the most wooded departments in France. A selection of preserved natural areas that you must see.
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