Rice and truffles are just two examples of our simple but incredibly diverse regional food. And you can marry them to create an unpretentious but irresistibly tasty dish. Here's the recipe!
ESSENTIAL PROVENCE MARKETS
Colourful, lively and generous: these are just a few of the ways to describe the Provence markets. But words don’t do them justice – the best way to see and taste them is up close! Grab a basket and discover our top 10 Provence markets.
THE CÔTE BLEUE
Although lesser-known than the Calanques de Marseille, this section of the coast certainly holds its own. Home to a myriad of turquoise coves, authentic villages and tasty local specialities, the Côte Bleue is a veritable Eden.
Provence is recognised for its olive oil, herbs, truffles, delicious fish and cheeses, plus the famous rice and salt of the Camargue. Here, producers blend the wonderful flavours of Provence with a savoir-faire and love of their land to delight your taste buds.
CHRISTMAS IN PROVENCE
Christmas in Provence charms with ancient traditions. Nativity scenes, santon figurines, a "gros souper" dinner on Christmas Eve, the famous 13 desserts, and midnight mass.
An inventive and daring cuisine, a lively cultural scene in every season, and a rich architectural heritage - Provence is going to amaze you! Quality of life reigns king here, and pleasures of the palate and the soul are sacred.
The Camargue coast is a remarkable world apart, where land and sea intertwine in stunning marine landscapes and marshes that stretch as far as the eye can see.
CRAFT BEER IN PROVENCE
In Provence, a new generation of craft, organic, and green breweries have become part of the landscape - and even the rooftops!
NATURE IN PROVENCE
Home to many nature reserves, protected areas, lakes, rivers and parks, Provence harbours a varied and flourishing plant and animal life, promising visitors a host of exciting new discoveries and travel experiences.
SAVON DE MARSEILLE
An emblem of Marseille and Provence, reputed far and wide, the savon de Marseille is the fruit of a very precise manufacturing process. Discover it by visiting a local soap factory – you can even make your own soap to take home!