Southern France at a Glance
Southern France is an area of Mediterranean coastal cities, fields of lavender and mountain ski towns. This culturally rich area is a wonderful place to visit for a diverse array of activities.
The French Riviera is world-renown as a luxury destination. Warm waters, casinos, fine arts, pastel colored homes and a laid-back atmosphere mean that playtime is never far away. Join locals sunning themselves on warm city beaches. Enjoy Mediterranean cuisine. Check out artwork by Chagall, Matisse, Picasso and others.
In Provence, visitors immerse themselves in one of France's most romantic destinations. Ancient Roman ruins, hill-top fortresses, lavender scented fields, sunflowers and olive trees greet you at every turn. Stop in at France's oldest city, Marseilles, to enjoy the bustling port and lively cultural scene.
The French Alps are an outdoor and cultural treasure. Enjoy skiing, hiking, biking and retreats at famous spas and resorts. Taste the delicacies of world class chefs and enjoy the wines coming from rolling foothill vineyards.