Vacances sur la Côte d'Azur
|Local time:||GMT/BST +1 hour|
|Flight time||Transfer time
|Nice||2 hours 5 minutes|
|Toulon||2 hours 10 minutes|
|Marseille||2 hours 45 minutes|
Popular Southern France holidays
Sitting on the south coast of France adjacent to the Mediterranean Sea is the spectacular region of Provence which includes the beautiful French Riviera. Stretching from the borders of Italy along to the Rhone River and Southern Alps, this incredibly scenic and diverse region of France has much to offer. Stretching over 120km of coastline right through Monaco, Nice, Cannes and St Tropez- the French Riviera holidays are one of the most targeted holiday destinations in the world and very few places can rival its glamour and glitz.
A holiday in Provence and the French Riviera will guarantee its visitors a delicious gastronomy, fabulous wines, an abundance of sporting activities to participate in from an assortment of water sports, to climbing and hiking or even skiing. Not forgetting the breathtaking landscapes, stunning stretches of beach, rugged cliffs and an intriguing culture to explore-what else could you want from your chosen holiday destination.
Lots to choose from on Provence and French Riviera Holidays
From hidden coves only accessible by boat to long stretches of golden sand and stunning pebbly beaches, you will not be stuck to find a beach location to suit your taste. St Tropez boasts some of the best beaches in the French Riviera, where tourists can enjoy well kept soft sands stretching over three miles. Or maybe spend your days on La Croisette in Cannes- a long stretch of public and private beaches lined with numerous bars, bistros, cafés, and restaurants. If you prefer the gorgeous scenery of a pebbly beach, then head to Nice and take your pick from one its fifteen picturesque landscapes. Discover Cannes holidays here with easyJet holidays.
Wherever your interests lie, there is plenty to do for sport and activity enthusiasts on Provence holidays. Its landscapes provide the perfect location for a range of sports, whether it’s climbing the cliffs and rock-faces in Le Verdon-suitable for all levels or exploring the copious amount of hiking and cycling routes through the rugged mountains, conifer forests, green valleys and mystical rivers. Maybe it’s the challenging rivers that are more appealing providing some great white water rafting and canoeing opportunities to enjoy.
If its idyllic landscape of pristine white slopes for a spot of skiing which takes your fancy, then you will love the gorgeous Alps d’Azur rising high above Nice which and an abundance of exquisite courses to try. Find more about holidays to Nice here. More of a spectator? Then head to Monaco for the famous Monaco Grand Priz. Discover all there is to know about a Monaco holiday.
You are spoilt for choice in this magnificent region, with an abundance of different cultures, nightlife and atmospheres to pick from. Maybe it is the young, upbeat and fashionable crowd in Monte Carlo that takes your fancy, where you can spend your day people watching in the al fresco cafes and fill your evenings rubbing shoulders with the rich and famous at the grand casinos. If its art and culture that your after, then head to Nice and lose yourself in the exquisite masterpieces of Chagall in the Musee National du Message Biblique or the fabulous Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, not forgetting the spectacular Russian Orthodoc Cathedral of St.Nicholas. Looking for something to entertain all the family then head to the Parc zoologique de Frejus in Cannes, where you can get close to some of the strangest and most beautiful animals. If it is the nightlife you are after then you have come to the right place. Whether it enjoying a quiet drink with locals or partying amongst the rich and famous - holidays in the French Riviera will not disappoint. Head to Cannes for the all night parties and top DJS or maybe spend your evenings in The Cours de Mirabou wondering the streets filled with chic shops, cafes, and restaurants.
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The French Riviera is the ultimate resort; boasting all the modern amenities for a luxury holiday; superb sports facilities, great food and of course wine, with a wonderful climate. easyJet holidays can help find a flexible holiday deal suitable for you, whatever your budget. With easyJet holidays you have the opportunity to book your hotel and flight together which will lower the cost of your holiday but still guarantee a top break.