Discover a selection of more than 10,000 holiday rentals in Provence that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including private pool and pool. Prices start at £ 65 per night, and villas and houses are popular options for a stay in Provence. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Explore mountains and rolling vineyards from Provence villas

The Provence region in southeastern France is an ideal holiday destination for its unique Mediterranean environment as well as the geological diversity that's evidenced from the Alps to rolling vineyards. Anyone looking to relax in a holiday villa in France should consider Provence. The natural diversity of Provence is one of the top reasons to holiday here, as you can experience everything from sunny weather and wine tasting in the French Riviera to skiing the slopes of the Alps near Montpellier. The gastronomic tradition of the Provence region is internationally famous and is one of the reasons why celebrities holiday here.

 
History

Heritage near Provence holiday homes

Stunning estates, vibrant gardens and magnificent period architecture are found throughout Provence to delight the history buff. Holiday cottages are available near such attractions as the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, a chic, 20th-century villa with themed gardens overlooking the sea, and Musee Matisse, a 17th-century villa with a museum of paintings by Matisse. You could also visit the Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, a modern museum that chronicles the regional history with artefacts and exhibits, or Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sénanque, a Romanesque abbey from the 12th century with lavender fields and guided tours. The Marc Chagall National Museum, a biblically-inspired museum dedicated to the paintings and works of Marc Chagall, is also a must for history and culture lovers.

Things to do

Things to do near Provence holiday homes

Provence has endless options for a beach holiday, historic tour, adventure outing and anything in between. Holiday homes can be found near locations like the French Riviera, a famously glamourous coastal area with stunning beaches and turquoise waters, and the Verdon Gorge, a scenic ravine overlooking cliffs into a deep canyon with white-water rapids. You could also visit Palais des Papes, a 14th-century papal palace with period architecture and frescoes, or walk along the Promenade des Anglais, a Nice beachfront with belle epoque architecture and quaint restaurants, taverns and ice-cream stalls.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Provence

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Provence has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Golf du Luberon (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Chateau Val Joanis (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Chateau La Coste (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Lavandes Angelvin (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Sainte-Victoire Golf (18.6 mi / 30 km)
  • Set Golf (19 mi / 30.6 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor excursions near Provence holiday homes

The expansive landscape of Provence is a natural playground for outdoor enthusiasts. The mild climate and diverse landscape are perfect for activities like cycling, golf, horseback riding, karting, hiking and nature trails. Visitors also enjoy kitesurfing, kayaking, canoeing, wakeboarding, waterskiing, fishing and sailboarding in the many lakes, rivers, creeks and gorge waterways that traverse the landscape. No matter your skill level, you’ll find plenty of fun activities in the great outdoors of Provence near your holiday rental.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Provence

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Provence is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Montagne Sainte Victoire (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Les Vannades (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Montagne Sainte-Victoire (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Lac d'Esparron (14.1 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Colorado Provencal (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Terrain des Peintres (17 mi / 27.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Provence

The nearest airport is in Marseille (MRS-Marseille - Provence), located 29.8 mi (48 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Avignon (AVN-Caumont), which is 40.5 mi (65.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Aix-en-Provence Meyrargues Station, Pertuis Station and Manosque-Greoux-les-Bains Station are the main stations in the city. You can see more of Provence by jumping on the metro at La Rose Station, Frais Vallon Metro Station or Malpasse Station.

How to get around

Getting to Provence holiday homes

Provence is easily accessible by flights, airport transfers, hire car, coaches and ferries throughout the area. Once in Provence, you can get around by scooter, taxi, hire car, bus services, train services and helicopter, giving you plenty of options to travel to and from your holiday rental. You may also be able to walk to nearby destinations from your holiday rental to enjoy the scenery and explore the area at your own pace.

Good for couples

Romance in Provence holiday cottages

If you’re seeking a romantic holiday, there’s no better place than Provence. The intimate locations and majestic natural beauty of Provence set the scene for romantic holiday outings near your holiday rental, such as Luberon, a massif with hiking and cycling trails and wine tours, and Mont Ventoux, a towering peak with cycling trails and spectacular views. The Massif des Calanques, an expansive national park with unique geological formations and coastal terrain with underwater cave inscriptions, and Pont d’Avignon, the historic ruins of a famous medieval ridge with spectacular arches and a small chapel, are great places to explore and bond.

Can I find a vacation rental around Provence?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 39,831 vacation rentals near Provence. From 6,409 villas to 21,304 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Provence for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.