Information about Provence-Alpes-Azur

Map of Provence-Alpes-Azur in France

Location of Provence-Alpes-Azur

Map of the major towns and cites in Provence-Alpes-Azur

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Regional capital : Marseille

Departments / Counties of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Number Department Capital
4 Alpes de Haute Provence Digne
5 Hautes Alpes Gap
6 Alpes Maritimes Nice
13 Bouches du Rhône Marseille
84 Vaucluse Avignon
83 Var Toulon
A photo from Provence-Alpes-Azur

The region is in southern France and borders Italy and the Mediterranean sea. The region Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur is often simply called PACA.

From the Alpine mountains down to the sand beaches of Saint Tropez, Cannes, Nice, the region is an important destination for tourist offering a favorable climate all year round.

Perfumes, rosé wines, jazz and a distinct cuisine, the region has a rich culture, traditions and festivals. The Cannes Film festival, Nice Carnival and the Jazz festival are just a few of the highlights.

Cruises, tours, trips, visits

Saroche barge cruises :

Rated as one of best barge river cruises in France, the Saroche offers luxury cruises, gourmet cuisine and excellent wines. Chaters for 4 or 6 passengers and prices special offers. They are listed on Burgundy-canal.com as the second best barge; and also on Cruise in France.com as a top rated barge. You can discover the barge on their website, Saroche.com.

Ocean Five Yachting :

Located in Antibes, crewed motor and sail Yachts for vacation cruises on the French Riviera and Corporate events in Cannes, Nice and Monaco. A vast selection of vessels and choice of prices.

Gites, Bed and breakfast, Chambres hotes

Mas de Gigaro Holiday House :

Résidence Les Marronniers is a Provençal holiday house, situated in La Croix Valmer, near Saint Tropez on the French Riviera. It lies in a beautiful, unspoilt setting with a breathtaking, panoramic sea view. With its four bedrooms, three bathrooms and 175m2 sun-drenched terrace, the holiday house comfortably sleeps eight people.

Learning French, residential schools

frenchbythesea.com : Get a full taste of the French life as you are learning all the fine details of the French language. Take advantage of an exceptional location. Discover the Provence from St Tropez to Le Lavandou.

Real estate, property

www.estatenetfrance.com : Est8net helps you to find a new property, house or apartment, on the French riviera. We have property for sale from many different real estate agents.

Ski chalets

The Chalet Experience :

Extraordinary Ski Chalets, owner-run company that will take care of everything on your Chalet Holiday

Tourisme, travel, information

Adventure Provence Tours : Guided tours to Papal Provence and Provence-Paris. The tours are flexible, conducted at the height of the season in June, July, and August, and are inclusive of air/ground transportation, lodging, all meals, and paid admissions to special events. All APT tours can be configured to combine with cruises in unique ways.