Top 70 attractions you must visit in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
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About Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur is one of the most popular holiday regions in the south of France. Its identity as a geographical region is a holdover from the days of the Roman Empire. Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur is famous for its sunny weather, colorful countryside, tradition, wine, food, and language.
Attractions in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
The Cours Mirabeau is one of Europe's great boulevards. It is the most popular and lively place in town. The wide sidewalks of the street are planted with double rows of plane-trees. The Cours Mirabeau is decorated by fountains, the most popular of which is the Fontaine de la Rotonde, a large fountain that makes up a roundabout at one end of the street.
Located just south of the village of Vaison-la-Romaine, the Dentelles de Montmirail is a small mountain chain in France. St-Amand, at 734 meters, is the highest peak of the Dentelles. The range offers over 600 trails for hiking, rock climbing, and mountain biking.
The Maeght Foundation is a modern art museum located on a beautiful hill overlooking Saint-Paul de Vence in the southeast of France. The museum has a set of 12000 items of art that includes paintings, sculptures, collages, ceramics, and all kinds of recent art.
Giuseppe Garibaldi Square is one of the city’s great landmarks named after Italian nationalist and military hero Giuseppe Garibaldi. It is the city's oldest square and one of the city's most iconic locations.
Villa Kerylos is a house designed in Ancient Greek style by the French archaeologist Theodore Reinach in the early 1900s. It has been listed as a historic monument since 1966.
Isola 2000 is a ski resort in the southern French Alps. It is located next to the Mercantour National Park and is about 90 km from Nice, France. It offers skiers and riders 45 alpine ski slopes and an incredible panorama from the massif of the Ecrins.
The Lake of Sainte-Croix is an eyecatching man-made lake that was formed by the construction, between 1971 and 1974 of a reinforced-concrete arch dam by the name of the dam of Sainte-Croix. It is fed by the Verdon at the outlet of the Verdon Gorge. The lake is approx. 10 km long and at its widest point approx. 3 km wide.
Fort Carre was built in the late 16th century by King Henry II of France. It was used to guard the nearby border with the County of Nice and to defend the town of Antibes. it is now classified as a historic monument.
The Lérins Islands are a group of four Mediterranean islands off the French Riviera, in Cannes. The two largest islands in this group are the Île Sainte-Marguerite and the Île Saint-Honorat. The smaller Îlot Saint-Ferréol and Îlot de la Tradelière are uninhabited. This archipelago emerging from azure waters offers an ideal combination of natural, architectural, and gastronomic heritage.
The Luberon is a massif in central Provence in Southern France. It has a maximum elevation of 1,256 meters and an area of about 600 square kilometers. It is a favourite destination for French high society and British and American visitors because of the pleasant and picturesque towns and villages, comfortable way of life, agricultural wealth, historical and cultural associations, as well as hiking trails.
The Chagall Museum is located on Cimiez Hill in Nice. The building was designed by French architect André Hermant and opened to the public in 1973. The museum dedicated to the work of famous painter Marc Chagall. It houses the series of seventeen paintings depicting the biblical message, painted by Chagall.
Mercantour National Park is a French national park with an area of protected land that covers around 685-kilometer square. The park includes beautiful lakes, diverse wildlife, many valleys, and villages. There is a lot of footpaths through villages which gives a varied experience to visitors.
It is the highest mountain in the region and also known as the "Beast of Provence".The land offers a magnificent view of vineyards, orchards, and lavender, where people like to settle down for the holidays. It is also a sports lover's Elysium, with the challenge of climbing the Mount, as well as cycling, or hiking.
The museum is devoted to European and Mediterranean civilizations. The museum is engaged in the contemporary aspects of European and Mediterranean civilizations. Its collections include more than 350,000 objects. The museum is built on reclaimed land at the entrance to the harbor, next to the site of the 17th-century Fort Saint-Jean.