Our favourite places to visit near our Provence home
Our Provence home is astutely located just inland of the French Riviera, with all amenities close by and the prettiest village of the region only 5 minutes away. We fell in love with this Provence home, not because of its large private yet easily accessible location but because there is so much to do in the region. Every time we visit Provence, we discover new places to fall in love with and can not wait to visit it again.
To get you going on explorer mode, here are some of our favourite places close by to our home. Let us know what you think?
Hilltop, snail shell-shaped, Mougins
One of the more popular villages in the Provence region, this charming old village is a centre for arts from paintings and sculptures. You can easily lose yourself enjoying the galleries and sculptures dotted throughout this town.
The scent of Provence in Grasse
The home and capital of perfume. Grasse has a perfume history of over 3,000 years with this town currently home to 30 of the world's leading perfume factories. You won't want to miss the smell of this place!
Menton, the Lemon city is worth adding to your visit list
The town of Menton is the last rail stop on the glamorous Côte d'Azur before you get to Italy. It’s temperate Mediterranean climate is perfect for producing citrus which is why it's coined the Lemon city. It is also home to the most exquisite gardens.
The prettiest village of them all, Valbonne.
Wander through cobbled streets, lined with restaurants, pastel buildings, colourful shutters and antique markets. This village is not only just 5 mins away from our Provence home, its the prettiest village of them all.
The small town of Fayence - "The Perched village"
Bordering the sea and mountains between Cannes and Saint-Raphael, enjoy the picturesque countryside and medieval village with origins dating back to the 10th century. Known for its cooler climate, you won't have to worry about breaking out in a sweat and can enjoy this small town around even on a hot Summers day.