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Provence attractions and things to do

Promenade des Anglais curving round the Bay of Angels - J. Kelogapian

Promenade des Anglais

The finest sea-side stroll in France.

Market, Cours Saleya

Vieux Nice

Where the action is, and always has been.

Coastal path

Coastal walk

Strolling back to nature - and then to the beach.

Church tower, St Tropez

Old Village

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

Monaco Cathedral

Old Town

Rock 'n' royal - the origins of Monaco.

Castle Hill

Castle Hill

Picturesque hill-start for Niçois history.

Train des Merveilles

Train des Merveilles

Making tracks into the mountains.

Carlton Hotel on La Croisette - P. Béhar, Balloide Photo

La Croisette

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

Ile St Honorat (with fortified monatery) - P. Béhar, Balloide Photo

Les Iles de Lérins

After the clamour of Cannes, the peace of pines, prayer - and a prison.

Le Suquet

Le Suquet

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