The Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region, often simply referred to as Provence, in southeastern France offers alpine adventures, rolling vineyards, olive groves and the French Riviera. Many famed and iconic cities and sites populate this region including Nice, Marseille, Monaco, Saint-Tropez and Cannes. It’s home to the annual Cannes Film Festival, which features the best new films from all over the world. At the Mucem museum, visitors can explore the history of European civilisation. Palais des Papes offers a 14th-century papal palace, historic frescoes and astonishing panoramic views.

The iconic seaside Promenade des Anglais in Nice includes beaches, shopping, dining and nightlife. The Musée Matisse, Cezanne’s studio and Musée Picasso all showcase vast collections of masterpieces by their famous namesake artists. Château d’If offers an exploration of a medieval island fortress that once served as a prison. A more unique attraction is the Greek Villa Kerylos, a full-sized replica of a villa from ancient Greece.

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