201
trips planned in the last hour
8.7
out of 10
Trustscore rating

Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur

You'll feel the sun getting bigger and brighter the closer you get to Provence on the Mediterranean. When you glimpse your first red-tiled roof, you'll know you've entered the south, filled with vineyards, cypresses, and the crisp, inviting scent of lavender and rosemary. Since before the Roman Empire, Provence has been a vibrant community, partially due to its intensely bright sunlight--bathing the people in its radiance, as well as soaking sunflowers, olive groves, vineyards, and purple lavender fields with its warm rays. Breezy, star-filled nights set the mood for a romantic vacation highlighted by a moonlit stroll, a dramatic performance at the theater, or dynamic nightlife decked out in the height of fashion at the trendiest nightclubs.

Since Provence is a historical province, some people include the French Riviera as part of the region, because it shares the cultural and linguistic identity unique to Provence, while others view the area north of Cannes as separate from the region.

Joining the Mediterranean Sea, and flanked by the Rhône River and the Alps, this region captivated master artists such as Picasso, Van Gogh, and Cézanne. If included on an itinerary, it will do the same for you, with its tranquil gardens, mysterious caves, rustic vistas, Roman ruins, and enchanting old harbors. You can enjoy the finer things in life here, like searching for that special something at the area boutiques, visiting the workshop of a local artisan for authentic regional arts and crafts, and learning historical tidbits from a resident's perspective by antiquing in the country's best stores. Like its native Provençal inhabitants, you too can enjoy world-class people watching. If you're lucky, you'll catch a glimpse of a major celeb or two followed by the relentless paparazzi, all while sitting at an outdoor café overlooking any one of the magnificent Mediterranean marinas, one of the most quintessential things to do in the region. Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur is in France. Plan your tour of Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur and France travel itinerary using our France road trip planner.
Read the Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur Holiday Planning Guide
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Places to visit in Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur

Where to stay in Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close

Recently planned trips to Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur

11 days in France BY A USER FROM INDIA October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, relaxing, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 40 days in France BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, relaxing, romantic, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Europe BY A USER FROM TURKEY October, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in Bonnieux BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Nice BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in South of France BY A USER FROM MALTA October, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 29 days in Europe BY A USER FROM URUGUAY August, culture, relaxing, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans