Provence things to do

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expert-rated things to do in Provence
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Expert overall rating:4.9 (out of 5)

The finest sea-side stroll in France.

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Vieux Nice

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expert-rated things to do in Provence
Best for History -
Expert overall rating:4.8 (out of 5)

Where the action is, and always has been.

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Coastal walk

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Expert overall rating:4.8 (out of 5)

Strolling back to nature - and then to the beach.

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Old Village

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#4/28
expert-rated things to do in Provence
Best for History -
Expert overall rating:4.7 (out of 5)

A dog, a cockerel and a headless body: the heart and soul of St Tropez.

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Old Town

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expert-rated things to do in Provence
Best for History -
Expert overall rating:4.6 (out of 5)

Rock 'n' royal - the origins of Monaco.

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Le Suquet

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expert-rated things to do in Provence
Best for History -
Expert overall rating:4.6 (out of 5)

Steep wriggling streets and a sense of history: this is the Cannes opener.

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Place des Lices

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expert-rated things to do in Provence
Expert overall rating:4.6 (out of 5)

Plane trees, boules & a morning market: the hub of St Tropez.

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La Croisette

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expert-rated things to do in Provence
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Expert overall rating:4.6 (out of 5)

Walking the walk – or strolling with stars (also with the rich, the joggers and the nut-cases).

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Castle Hill

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expert-rated things to do in Provence
Expert overall rating:4.6 (out of 5)

Picturesque hill-start for Niçois history.

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expert-rated things to do in Provence
Best for Posing -
Expert overall rating:4.5 (out of 5)

The world centre of frisky summer fun & frolics.

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Forville Market

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expert-rated things to do in Provence
Expert overall rating:4.5 (out of 5)

The sensual promise of pleasures of the flesh.

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Musée Matisse

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expert-rated things to do in Provence
Best for Culture -
Expert overall rating:4.5 (out of 5)

Great art from a grumpy genius.

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Other beaches

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expert-rated things to do in Provence
Expert overall rating:4.4 (out of 5)

(Quite) far from the madding crowd.

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The Port

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expert-rated things to do in Provence
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Expert overall rating:4.3 (out of 5)

The first port of call in St Tropez

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#25/28
expert-rated things to do in Provence
Expert overall rating:4.3 (out of 5)

So lovely, the British colonised it first. (Why waste it on the French?)

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expert-rated things to do in Provence
Expert overall rating:4.3 (out of 5)

A gallery fulfilling the Eastern promise ...

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#28/28
expert-rated things to do in Provence
Expert overall rating:4.2 (out of 5)

Art, boats and bars, roses and vintage cars ...

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