25 kilometers away and less than an hour drive has a quaint
and spectacular cliffs called calanques. Try the sea urchins preferably
with a well-chilled local rosé wine.Marseille is no
further and you should make it a point to order its famous
fish soup or
Bouillabaisse at one of the many restaurants in the old harbor.
Côte d'Azur, Cannes, and Nice, are less than an hour
and a half drive through the Massif of Esterel.
The beaches of Saint-Tropez, Porquerolles Islands, Port-Cros, and
Plage du Levant aren't much further in a nook behind the Massif
and the Camargue are 50 kilometers away. Les Baux de Provence, Saint-Rémy
de Provence, the Lubéronand Avignon, its historical Cité
des Papes and its Festival are all within an hour drive.On the way
there, do get lost in the permanent Antique Market of Isle-sur-la-Sorgue.
the country of writer Jean Giono through the "Lavender Trail"
on the way to the Southern Alpes. Or better, by going through the
Gorges of the Verdon River, forming a maze of emerald green waters.
is the ideal base to discover the marvelous landscapes loaded with
history, and charm, and to visit the truly authentic monuments left
from previous times.