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Provence-Côte-d ’Azur

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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.

Aix-en-Provence

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

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

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

Marseille

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

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.

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Bormes-les-Mimosas

Charming medieval village a few minutes’ walk from the campsite. Lovers of old stones and nature, discover this place and its many treasures.

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Excursions Camping Camp du Domaine

Around Bormes

Make the most of your holiday to visit and discover Provence, less than an hour from the campsite. Places not to be missed and must-see sites.

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beaches

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 ! 

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Natural areas

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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The markets

Fill up with flavours, local products and mix with the inhabitants of Bormes-les-Mimosas and Le Lavandou, in the heart of their colourful markets.

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