Winery Visits (by appellation)
The following domaines, listed by AOC region, welcome visits from the public.
Côtes de Provence AOC (including sub-appellations)
Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence AOC
Coteaux Varois en Provence AOC
Other Places to Visit
Provence can be divided into five geographic areas, each with its own sites and attractions. Here are just a few highlights of each area:
Riviera and the Alpes-Maritimes
- The best-known area of Provence, from the Italian border to Cannes and north
- Resorts, beaches, dramatic coastline
- Art museums, festivals
- Skiing in the Alpes d'Azur
- Notable cities: Nice, Antibes, Cannes, Monte Carlo (Monaco)
- Southwest corner of Provence
- Roman ruins, including the amphitheater in Arles
- The Camargue, one of Europe's major wetland areas
- Notable cities: St-Rémy-de-Provence, Aix-en-Provence, Arles, Marseille (oldest city in France)
- Vineyards of the Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence
Var and the Iles d'Hyères
- Stunning coastline of red cliffs along the Esterel
- Basilica at St-Maximin-La-Ste-Baume
- Notable cities: St-Tropez, Fréjus, Toulon
- Vineyards of the Côtes de Provence and the Coteaux Varois en Provence
- Avignon, home of the popes in the 14th century
- Mont Ventoux, called the "Giant of Provence"
- Pont du Gard, the largest Roman aqueduct in Europe
- Notable villages: Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, Gordes, Rousillon, and l'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
- Valensole, where fields of lavender bloom in July
- Verdon Gorge (Gorges du Verdon), the "Grand Canyon of France"
- Mont Ventoux, the "Giant of Provence"
- Notable villages: Moustiers-Ste-Marie, Entrevaux, and Rie
The Internet has extensive Provence travel and tourism information, but here are a few selected links to get you started:
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