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Villas in Provence

The perfect stay
in Provence, France

Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, usually shortened to Provence, is utterly sublime. From the sweeping purple lavender fields in the south to the towering mountains of the north, our Provence vacation rentals put you in the heart of a warm, welcoming, and spectacularly beautiful part of France. Brimming with charming Mediterranean coastal towns and rolling countryside dotted with divine chateaux, culture and nature lovers alike will delight in this enchanting region. Famous for its cuisine, wine, and unique character, it’s a golden region that takes a lifetime to unveil. Savour sumptuous meals in Michelin-starred restaurants just a short stroll from the best Provence villas. Or go exploring along the network of cycle routes and roads that take you to the most romantic and enchanting villages. Provence will capture your heart with its perennial beauty and local charm.

An inspiration for artists, musicians, poets and writers through the ages, Provence has a soft golden hue that perfectly complements the splendid historical architecture and wide-open meadows. In the north, the majesty of the French Alps is home to Briançon, the highest town in France. The southern coast is lined with sandy beaches and the glamorous resorts of Cannes, Saint Tropez, Nice and the sun-drenched French Riviera. The fragrance of lavender fills the air around Grasse, the perfume capital of the world. Or immerse yourself in medieval history in the exquisite town of Avignon and its Palace of the Popes.

Our villas to rent in Provence offer you the chance to explore the charms and hidden gems of this very special destination. A beachfront villa allows you to enjoy the very best of one of the region’s most exclusive spots. Or opt for a secret haven in the middle of the countryside and savour exquisite food and wine. Provence is a beguiling destination that uplifts your soul and brings a smile to your lips. Your dedicated concierge can arrange every detail of your stay, from car hire and child care to a personal chef for that special celebratory meal at your luxury vacation rental in Provence. All you have to do is open your heart to Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur and let it take you on a journey of discovery.

Things you can’t miss in Provence
  • Don't miss the UNESCO World Heritage site of Pont du Gard, a 2000-year-old Roman aqueduct.
  • Browse the local markets to discover the delicious Provençal cuisine and pick up some great souvenirs.
  • Take a scenic drive along the Route des Vins to experience gorgeous views of the region's vineyards and wineries.

Our insider tips for Provence

“A legendary land of lavender fields and sun-kissed vineyards, in Provence the scents of herbs and the fresh sea breeze mingle in the air to create an idyllic escape for all the senses.”

Jack Bower Travel Advisor
Jack Bower

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Essential Provence information

When to visit Provence


Please note: these are the average temperatures reported but can vary greatly due to weather conditions, such as heat waves etc. We kindly invite you to contact us for more information, including confirmation that your chosen villa has air conditioning, to ensure a comfortable stay.

Best time to go

  • During spring: as the warmth returns and the bees start to buzz in the wildflower meadows, Provence comes to life. Although temperatures can still be a little on the chilly side, especially in the mountains, the south is already climbing into the low 20s C° (around 65°F). The chances of any showers are diminishing, and spectacular attractions such as the Roman amphitheatre of Orange are still quiet and tranquil.

  • During summer: July is the hottest month of the year in Provence when the temperature can regularly climb to well over 30°C (86°F). This is the time to find a secluded beach and cool down in the warm Mediterranean Sea or browse artwork in some of the region’s finest galleries. Summer is festival time too, with every village and town celebrating Bastille Day on July 14th with fireworks and street parties. If you want to catch that quintessential picture of the lavender fields in full bloom or the fields of golden sunflowers, July or August is the best time.

  • During autumn: as the summer holidays come to an end, Provence enters its golden phase. Autumn in the region is utterly mesmerising, with the forests ablaze with autumn colours. The beaches are quieter but the Mediterranean waters are still warm enough for swimming and daytime temperatures in the French Riviera towns, such as Cannes and Saint-Tropez, can still climb to around 25°C (77°F). Any showers are short and quickly followed by more sunshine. The roads are quieter too, so hire a car and explore natural wonders such as the Gorges de Verdon, or the Pont du Gard.

  • During winter: the south of Provence along the Côte d'Azur offers a wonderful winter sun escape. To the north, you’ll enjoy exceptional skiing in the winter conditions, as well as the delights of Christmas markets and festivities. The climate can vary from one location to the next, and while the south is generally in the mid-teens to low 20s°C (66-77°F), the Mistral winds can send the thermometer tumbling so pack a jumper or two for the cooler evenings.

How to get there

Make the journey as memorable as the arrival. Your dedicated concierge can arrange transportation from the closest airport or train station to your Provence villa.

By train

The Eurostar train service connects Lyon and Paris down to Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, and Valence. A TGV fast service from Paris will get you to the region in around three hours, depending on your destination. Your dedicated concierge can arrange tickets and bookings for you.

By plane

Provence is well served by multiple airports, including Nice, Cannes Mandelieu, Marseille Provence Airport, Toulon Hyères Airport, Monaco Heliport and La Mole Saint Tropez. Nice Côte d'Azur Airport is the second-largest French international airport with incoming flights from Europe, the US, North Africa and the Middle East. Your dedicated concierge can help you work out which is the closest airport to your Provence villa, and arrange for car hire and hassle-free transfers on arrival.

By car

Take a drive from your luxury Provence vacation rental or villa and you’ll discover that the roads of Provence are stunning, with broad highways between the major cities and fabulous country lanes to explore. Your dedicated concierge will be able to arrange car hire for you.

Local tips

  • If you are planning to visit during the summer, book as far in advance as possible as the local accommodation fills up quickly.
  • Don't forget to bring comfortable walking shoes as Provence is a hilly region and many of the towns are best explored on foot.
  • Visit during early to mid-July to experience the region’s famous lavender fields in full bloom.

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