Outstanding Cistercian abbeys, UNESCO World Heritage monuments, and architectural works of art. Provence is a multi-faceted land of art, culture & heritage. Ancient or ultra-contemporary, and always unexpected.
PROVENCE UNDER THE BRUSH OF VAN GOGH
Born in Holland, Van Gogh is to Provence what Provence is to his work: an inspiration and partner for life. After leaving Paris, the master first set down his bags in Arles before heading to Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, fascinated by these luminous landscapes bathed in tranquillity and in love with their sunshine that never fades...
DISCOVERING PROVENCE'S JEWISH HERITAGE
A safe haven for French Jewish communities throughout centuries of persecution, Provence remains strongly marked by its Jewish heritage. From Marseille to the Comtat Venaissin, architectural and cultural benchmarks tell the story of a rich and tumultuous bygone age.
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF CÉZANNE IN AIX-EN-PROVENCE
The historic capital of Provence, Aix-en-Provence is a genuine jewel of culture and heritage. It was the birthplace of Paul Cézanne, who painted many masterpieces there. From the town centre to the picturesque surrounding countryside, step out in the master's footsteps.