The province that inspired Van Gogh and Cezanne, gave birth to a galaxy of famous artists, attracting more and more foreign tourists and the French themselves – this is Provence.
Provence is diverse: endless vineyards of the Gigondas, silver hills of olive groves Nyons, lavender valleys stretching from Valreas to Vaison-la-Romaine. The huge cliffs that open to your eyes in Les Baux, cypress trees and cedars under the scorching azure sky of Arles – this makes Provence a unique place to relax.
Mount Mont Ventoux is one of the most beautiful landscapes of Provence. At its foot is one of the largest natural springs in the world (fifth largest) – Fontaine de Vaucluse (Arles – Roman arenas)
Provencal roads are very picturesque – especially noteworthy are the roads through the Luberon massif and the journey to Arles, Saint-Remy and St-Remy and Avignon. Continue reading
In Nice, on one of the hills of Cimiez, near the ancient Roman ruins in the 17th century Genoese mansion is the Matisse Museum. The building presents the artist’s work from the first work, Nature Perished in Books, to the last composition, Flowers and Fruits. In the expositions, the search for the path of the creator, his findings in working with color is traced. In a separate room are the graphic works of Matisse. Almost all of the sculptural creations of the painter are represented in the collection of this museum. Not only Matisse’s works became a decoration of the museum. The books illustrated by the artist, silk-screen printing, tapestries, ceramics, stained-glass windows, photographs, personal belongings, documents became an addition to the knowledge of the depth of thinking and the scope of imagination of a creative person. Nice Continue reading
The old port of Marseille is the most visited part of the city by tourists. Everyone who came here hurries to go from the Old Port on an excursion to If Castle. Gourmets do not miss the opportunity to taste the exquisite and world-famous sea delicacies in the port restaurants. For lovers of sea walks are offered sightseeing boats, yachts. Such a trip will reveal to you the beauty of the city from the sea. Very close to the port are the famous historical monuments of Marseille: the Town Hall, the abbey of Saint-Victor, the cathedral of Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde. From here you can continue your journey through the Mediterranean. The path to the heart of Marseille (how to get there) To get to the Old Port, take the metro. The station you need is called Vieux-Port Hotel de Ville. Taxis in France are expensive, but for the Continue reading