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4 Stunning South Of France Areas

The South of France is (correctly) known as one of the best places in the world to visit. With constant sunshine and some amazing places, it should definitely be on everyone's travel bucket list. Here are 4 amazing areas to visit in the South of France...

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Provence

Provence is a geographical region in Southeastern France which is on the west of the Italian border. Although it has been part of France for over 500 years, it still has its own cultural and linguistic identity. Provence is famous for its wine, food and language, and the Mediterranean is south of the province. There is a huge choice of hotels and villas that can make your stay in Provence a memorable one.

Nice

France's 5th largest city and one of the South's largest holiday destinations. Famous for its endless beach, Nice is also 13km away from Monaco, so holiday makers are able to make a short trip to visit the principality for a day trip.

Marseille

The famous port city is the largest area in the south of France and is steeped in history. In recent years, Marseille was the European City of Culture in 2013 and this year has the honour of being named European Capital of Sport.

Avignon

Avignon is a famous commune on the left bank of the Rhone River. Although Avignon is home to over 90,000 inhabitants, there are around 12,000 people who live within the ancient town.

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