The Provence Alpes Cote d’Azur lies between the mountains and the sea, stretching from the Mercantour National Park to the Rhone river delta and from the Barre des Ecrins to the Marseille calanques. Made up of 6 departments, the region benefits from a spectacular coastline, plenty of sunshine, azure-blue sea, rich heritage, many ‘chic’ towns and fantastic properties on the Riviera.
The coastline stretches from the Côte d’Azur in the Var to the Camargue with 40 kms of fine sandy and pebbled beaches. Famous ports include Cannes, Nice, Saint Tropez, Marseille, Hyeres and Toulon, with smaller coastal villages such as Sainte Maxime, Cassis, La Ciotat dotted in-between. The superb islands and 33 sailing ports allow thousands of boats to moor all year long.
The Côte d'Azur is also a major port-of-call for many Mediterranean cruises and all water-sports can be enjoyed there. The Riviera boasts 19 beautiful golf courses that are open all year round. Those who enjoy fishing will find 1200 kms of top class rivers and streams. A bit further inland lays the Var, or back country as the locals like to call it, with it's quaint villages, artisan shops, dramatic landscape and delighful villas and character properties.
Warm friendships, excellent shopping, superb cuisine and lively cultural life, in Provence Côte d'Azur, there truly is place in the sun for everyone, where are you looking?