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A Guide to the South of France

Startlingly beautiful and full of contrasts, the south of France has much to offer, from wine-drenched Provence and the glamorous Côte d’Azur to dazzling beaches and snow-capped mountains. With such variety to enjoy, and only a short flight from London, the south of France is an extremely popular and well-loved favorite.

In this video, our Travel Consultants give their tops tips on the south of France and we’ve also put together our top 6 places to stay in this gorgeous region. 

1. Scott Dunn Villas

From luxury rural retreats to smart townhouses, our villas in the south of France come in all shapes and sizes. Benefiting from a host, private chef and nanny, the service is second to none, so you can spend lazy days by your private pool and dine al fresco with dinner parties under the stars without having to lift a finger.

2. La Réserve Ramatuelle

La Réserve Ramatuelle is a strikingly stylish hotel with a fabulous spa. Minutes from the glamour of St Tropez, this hotel is a serene and tranquil retreat, where days are spent soaking up the beautiful Côte d’Azur views.

3. Le Mas Candille

Formerly an 18th century farmhouse, Le Mas Candille in the medieval village of Mougins, has been lovingly transformed into a wonderful boutique hotel. The eclectic mix of old-style architecture and modern facilities is the perfect balance of old and new.

4. Couvent des Minimes

Set in the stunning countryside of Alpes de Haute Provence, le Couvent des Minimes is a beautifully renovated monastery with 46 rooms and a L’Occitane Spa. Experience great flavors and local wines at this luxury Provencal retreat.

5. Chevre d’Or

Set high up on a hillside in the village of Eze, this hotel has commanding views over the Côte d’Azur, from Antibes to Ventigmilia. The Chevre d’Or also boasts a Michelin starred restaurant.

6.  Terre Blanche Hotel Spa and Golf Resort

Set in 300 hectares of the spectacular Var countryside, Terre Blanche offers understated luxury and exceptional service. With superb restaurants, two championship golf courses, an impressive spa and a kids club, it’s ideal for a family break.

For more information on our villas and hotels in the south of France, give one of our Consultants a call on 0203 603 3555 or visit

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