The département of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence offers visitors plenty to see and do, ranging from its wonderful Provençal villages, such as Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, Lurs and Simiane-la-Rotonde, to the lavender landscapes of the Valensole plateau, through the Verdon gorges.
Famous for its Riviera, the département of the Alpes-Maritimes is also well known for its inland countryside recognised for its relaxed pace of life, its hilltop villages and its mountain relief.
The Bouches-du-Rhône have an abundance of magnificent sites, among which the Calanques (deep rocky inlets), the Alpilles, the wild Camargue and famous cities like Marseille and Aix-en-Provence.
Var is known for its legendary village, Saint-Tropez, and its peninsula, but also for its beautiful natural sites, consisting of the Verdon gorges, the Esterel massif and the Massif des Maures mountains.
The Vaucluse has a lot to offer with its Luberon Regional Nature Park, its mount Ventoux, its fields of lavender, its picturesque villages, its olive trees, and its ancient city of the popes, Avignon.
Boasting many beautiful natural sites, the Hautes-Alpes offers plenty for those who love wild scenery, including enjoying the realm of mountains and all associated sports activities, while benefiting from many sunshine hours.