The south of France is a wonderful holiday destination with plenty to see and do. From swimming in wild rivers to browsing the fabulous market stalls in historic French cities, there’s something to keep everyone happy on a holiday to the South of France. Whether you’ve been before or you’re yet to experience the fun that can be had in this fantastic region, we’ve put together a list of 24 fun activities to tick off during your next stay in one of our luxury villas in the south of France.
If there’s one thing this part of the world does well, it’s events and lots of these should be in your calendar so you can plan your holiday to experience as many as possible. Whether you fancy celeb-spotting at the Cannes Film Festival, watching the cars whizz around the narrow, winding streets of Monaco at the Grand Prix or the splash of colour at Nice carnival; there is a multitude of events for you to choose from throughout the year. Be sure to check out the tourist board websites and blogs for more information and inspiration on events to look out for in 2019.
In addition to events, there’s a plethora of towns, cities and villages that are fantastic to visit at any time of the year, with each having their own individual perks. Atmospheric villages sit atop hillsides for an authentic insight into the French way of life, with visitors from far and wide navigating their way around the bustling market stalls and getting to know the friendly locals. Secondly, there’s no shortage of seaside towns with golden sandy beaches lining the coast of luxurious resorts up and down the coast. Curl up on a sun bed with this year’s must-read and enjoy some of the famous French Riviera sun, before cooling down with a swim in the sea. Finally, this beautiful part of the world is home to some of the most vibrant cities in France, with Marseille, Nice, Avignon and Nimes creating an enviable urban scene that’s waiting to be explored.
We’ve created an infographic on just some of the many things that should be on your bucket list for the South of France in 2019. Have you got any suggestions for others or think we have missed anything off of our list? Let us know via our social media channels to share your insights and experiences with others!
Here at Quality Villas, we love the south of France, and have various other blogs including A Travel Guide to the South of France, 7 of the Most Photogenic Places in the South of France and 5 Reasons to visit the South of France for you to check out for further inspiration.
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