Provence is a region in the South of France located from the Mediterranean Sea to the foothills of the French Alps. Provence is well known for its rolling countryside filled with lavender fields, spectacular villas and its unique cities including Aix-en-Provence and Marseille. Whether renting a summer villa in Provence, an apartment for your studies in Marseille or a furnished apartment in Aix-en-Provence, you will find a wide selection of properties in Provence.
Provence has several regions within it that make it unique.
The largest cities in Provence are located in the area of Marseille and Aix-en-Provence. Marseille is France's 2nd largest city after Paris and is also the country's largest shipping port. Aix-en-Provence is a smaller city but is regarded as one of Provence's gems. This region serves as the transpiration hub for Provence including; an international airport, high speed TGV stations and major ports. In addition the area around Aix-en-Provence and Marseille is one of the centers of work and education in the South of France.
Moving outside the cities there are several distinctive regions in Provence.
Alpilles is a small mountain range that runs through the center of the Provence region. The area includes the famous artists' town, Saint-Remy-de-Provence as well as the town of Arles. Many Provence villas are located in the Alpilles area of Provence.
The Luberon is a region of Provence that is part of the foothills of the French Alps. The Luberon area is a popular summer destination due to its pleasant weather. The area is well known for its small historic villages where you can find furnished mas style housing and villas. Some of the towns in Luberon include Apt, Roussillion and Gordes.
The Camargue is the delta of the Rhone River. Because much of the land is marsh and regional parks, there is limited housing. Most of the available rentals are along the sea and make for a perfect summer getaway. The coastline in the Camargue extends over 60km and includes private stretches of sand beach.
Provence is a great place to spend a month or a year. With many types of furnished housing from apartments in Provence's cities to villas in the countryside you are sure to find a perfect furnished rental to meet your needs.
Neighborhoods > South of France
• Provence: Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, Marseille, Saint Rémy de Provence, Arles
• French Riviera: Antibes, Cannes, Grasse, Nice, Saint Tropez, Vence, Villefranche Sur Mer
• French Alps
• Montpellier Region: Montpellier