The heart of Provence is in the hills that bind the sea to the alps. These are the sloping vineyards; the cultivated lands and the colorful scenery that charmed Cezanne (Aix en Provence), Van Gogh (Arles), Chagall ou Giono...
In Provence or the Midi the local people have a soft singing accent which evokes their whole relaxed lifestyle. They have no greater pleasure after a hard days work than to enjoy a delicious and hardy meal shared with friends.....
This is the picturesque Provence of Pagnol, Raimu, and Fernandel.

The site of Châteauvert was already known in the antiquity.

The vestiges of a Roman villa unearthed in the eastern part of the village certify that the site of Châteauvert was already known in the antiquity. In about 1060 a village appears to have been built around the castle.


Formerly the ancient Castrum de Caneto, the village of Le Cannet was split between the old hill top village and below the modern and commercial village which has been planned and built around a park of centenary oak trees.


International tourist mecca, St. Tropez's mythical fame has played a large part in the renown of the whole Riviera.
In St. Tropez everything is famous :

  • Beaches :
    • Bouillabaisse Beach, Caneliers Beach, Salins Beach, Pampelonne Beach... they are at least 40 on the peninsula.
  • There is the Plage des Lices where movie and local stars get together to play a game of boules or sip Pastis under the plane trees.

The deep cliff of the Gorges du Verdon is unique in Europe and is one of the greatest tourist attractions in Provence. Provenceweb invites you to discover this area of spectacular natural beauty and hopes to help you plan your vacation in the Verdon country.

Calendrier des activités en Provence Verte