Luxury Vacations to Provence

Home to vibrant lavender fields, vineyards and Roman settlements, Provence boasts a spectacular rural landscape that's just waiting to be explored. Experience all Provence has to offer with luxury vacations from Scott Dunn:

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Provence

Nestled in the south-east of France, Provence borders Italy and the crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea. With artists such as Vincent van Gogh using its rolling vineyards, ancient olive groves and quaint villages as inspiration for their work, it’s easy to see why Provence is a vacation destination that's stood the test of time.

Provence blends rich culture with natural beauty and elegance that draws discerning tourists looking to escape into the heart of the French countryside. Connoisseurs are spoiled for choice thanks to the abundance of vineyards serving award-winning wines. Couples looking for a cultural experience can take a day trip to the Roman Theater of Orange. Travelers who want an authentic taste of the region can try their hand at Provençal pottery, the art of which is ingrained in the local culture.

At Scott Dunn, our experts have traveled extensively in Provence and hand-picked the best luxury hotels and places to visit and see during your trip.

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What do I need to know about Provence?

  • Location: South-eastern France, extending from the lower Rhône River on the west to the Italian border on the east.
  • Capital: Marseille, the second-largest city in France, is famous for its vibrant port and multicultural atmosphere.
  • Population: Around 5 million residents.
  • Language: French is the official language. A minority also speak Provençal (a dialect of Occitan).
  • Climate: Provence has dry summers and mild, wet winters with over 300 days of sunshine per year.
  • Famous festivals: Provence hosts festivals and events throughout the year, including the Cannes Film Festival on the French Riviera, the lavender festivals in the summer, and traditional markets and celebrations in its many historic towns and villages.

Luxury Hotels in Provence

Many of the picturesque towns in Provence can be traced back to the Roman era, and there are plenty of boutique hotels to choose from. We've hand-picked the best luxury hotels and chateaus in Provence so you can focus on what's important: making memories with your loved ones.

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Airelles Gordes, La Bastide

Airelles Gordes, La Bastide

Provence, South of France, France

La Bastide de Gordes is located at the heart of the picturesque village of Gordes, with exceptional views over the Luberon Valley. Carved into the rock face, the 18th Century castle provides gourmet cuisine, inviting swimming pools and a luxury spa.

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Villa Saint-Ange

Villa Saint-Ange

Aix-en-Provence, Provence, South of France, France

Experience Provençal luxury living at its finest at Villa Saint Ange. Nestled amidst breathtaking landscapes, this opulent sanctuary offers unrivaled elegance and sophistication.

Villa Gallici

Villa Gallici

Aix-en-Provence, South of France, France

Boutique chic in Aix-en-Provence, Villa Gallici oozes elegant 18th century charm. You will feel spoiled as soon as you arrive, the Relais & Châteaux hotel offers exceptional facilities combined with luxurious furnishings and decadent dining.

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Hôtel La Mirande

Hôtel La Mirande

Avignon, Provence, South of France, France

Hotel La Mirande is a striking hotel dating back to the 14th Century. Located close to the popes Palace in the center of Avignon, the hotel is a focal point of the town and features antique tapestries, original artwork and a renowned gourmet restaurant.

Domaine de Soleil

Domaine de Soleil

Provence, South of France, France

Domaine de Soleil is one of the largest and most prestigious properties on the French Riviera, surrounded by turquoise blue sea, set in 150 acres of grounds. The huge terrace with large pool overlooks the beach and sits close to the port of Cassis.

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Hotel Crillon le Brave

Hotel Crillon le Brave

Provence, South of France, France

Hotel Crillon le Brave is a charming hotel perched on top of a small hill village encompassed by stretching vineyards and olive groves. The hotel has a lovely relaxed and informal atmosphere to give you an insight in to the wonders of Provence.

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Classic Paris, Provence & the French Riviera

Classic Paris, Provence & the French Riviera

Paris, Provence, Cannes, Côte d'Azur, South of France, France

This luxury travel itinerary to France offers an exquisite and immersive experience, meticulously curated for discerning travelers seeking the epitome of elegance and sophistication.

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$12,700 pp

10 nights
Hilltop Villages of Southern France

Hilltop Villages of Southern France

Provence, Nice, Cannes, Eze, Côte d'Azur South of France, France

Discover an unforgettable journey through the enchanting landscapes of Provence, Saint Paul de Vence, and Èze. Immerse yourself in the charm of Provence with private guided tours of Luberon villages and Avignon, before exploring the vibrant French Riviera. Indulge in the world of perfumes in Grasse, and revel in the elegance of Eze with private...

$9,200 pp

14 nights
Limitless France

Limitless France

Paris, Provence, Cannes, Monaco, Côte d'Azur, South of France, France

Immerse yourself in the rich culture, culinary delights, and breathtaking landscapes of this enchanting country. From the romantic streets of Paris to the picturesque Provence, glamorous Cannes, and the opulent charm of Monaco, every destination promises to delight and inspire.

20 nights
Le Grand Tour of France – Self-drive

Le Grand Tour of France – Self-drive

Champagne, Paris, Bordeaux, Aix en Provence, Provence, Cannes, Côte d'Azur, Monaco, France

Embark on an amazing self-drive adventure in France, where luxury, food, and culture intertwine. Indulge in the finest experiences across Champagne, Paris, Bordeaux, Provence, the French Riviera. From privately guided visits of iconic landmarks, and immersive cooking classes & wine tastings, every moment is designed to create lasting memories. With...

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$19,700 pp

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Things To Do in Provence

Provence is celebrated for its rich history, art (with artists like Van Gogh and Paul Cézanne finding inspiration in the world-famous landscape), and architecture that ranges from Roman ruins to medieval fortresses and Renaissance chateaux.

Add into the mix the potential for seeing the flamingos and wild white horses that reside in Camargue and it's easy to see why France is popular with couples, families and honeymooners. If you're wondering what to see while you're in Provence, we've rounded up the best things to do so you can make the most of your time in the region.

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Provence Holidays FAQs

  • What is the best time to visit Provence?

    The best time to visit Provence is between May and September, when the weather is warm and dry. If you visit during the summer, you'll catch the wonderful lavender fields in full bloom.

  • How do I get to Provence?

    The best way to get to Provence is via Marseille Provence Airport, which is the region's main international hub. If you're arriving from Paris or other regions, you can get a high-speed train that'll whisk you to Avignon, Aix-en-Provence or Marseille in a few hours.

  • Can I have my honeymoon in Provence?

    While Paris might be the most widely recognized city of romance, Provence is an excellent choice for honeymooners who want to enjoy a rustic, low-key getaway full of culture, fine wines and exceptional food.

  • Is Provence suitable for families?

    The quaint villages and towns in Provence are tremendous for families as there's so much to see, do and explore. The lavender fields act as an exciting playground while more adventurous children can enjoy hiking, mountain biking and even kayaking in the Gorges du Verdon. For families looking for a more laid-back adventure, simply stroll through the ancient towns, stopping occasionally for coffee and a fresh pastry.

    Provence is home to a range of exquisite family hotels too, so you can kick back and relax while the kids clubs take care of the rest.

  • How do I plan my luxury trip to Provence?

    We know that planning a luxury vacation to a new destination is easier said than done. We're committed to removing the hassle so you can start your trip on the right foot.

    All you need to do is let our travel specialists know your preferences and a rough idea of what you'd like to do. They'll get to work curating a unique itinerary using local experience to make sure you see all the best places to visit while you're in Provence.

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Our travel experts are ready to piece together a personalized tour of Provence that incorporates the highlights of the region. For a luxury vacation you'll never forget, speak to us today.

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