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Things to know about the South of France
Holiday rentals and lettings in the South of France - A variety of landscapes and reliefs
If you are visiting Provence, don't forget to visit the lavender fields!
Family activities and delicious cuisine
The South also has various animal parks. These include the Ferme aux crocodiles in Pierrelatte, the Périgord Noir aquarium in Aquitaine and the Sigean African reserve in Languedoc-Roussillon.
The South of France offers a rich and very varied cuisine. When you go to Marseille, you must necessarily taste the famous bouillabaisse. Your visit to the southwest should be marked by the discovery of cassoulet, while a stay in the Basque Country can be an opportunity to enjoy tripota, a culinary specialty that refers to a succulent sausage.
Top 5 must-see sites in the South of France
1. The calanques of Marseille. The site consists of about twenty kilometres of coastline between La Madrague and the town of Cassis. The creeks of Sormiou, Morgiou and Marseilleveyre are the most emblematic and most frequented in the summer season. There are hiking trails of different levels, they offer sumptuous views of the Phocaean coast
2. Le Puy de Dôme. The dormant volcano of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region attracts more than 400,000 visitors each year. This tourist attraction can be reached by various hiking trails, including the Muleteers' Trail. It is located about ten kilometres west of Clermont-Ferrand and offers a simply breathtaking panorama at its summit. Several clubs organise paragliding flights in the surrounding area, another way to discover the remarkable landscapes of the valley.
3. The Gorges du Verdon. This famous canyon is located between the Var and the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. These gorges are the product of the erosion of the Verdon river, they are monumental cliffs of limestone rocks. They are home to exceptional biodiversity and offer a wide range of activities. For example, hiking and horseback riding are practiced with the whole family and fun is provided by whitewater sports such as canyoning and rafting, two thrilling disciplines.
4- The Basque Coast. It is a delight for walkers and water sports enthusiasts alike. Indeed, it is nice to walk along the coast, feel the sea spray and observe the spectacle offered by surfers and windsurfers alike. Several cafés and restaurants dot this coast, it is very pleasant to stop there, in order to contemplate the horizon while quenching your thirst
5. The Pont du Gard. This two-thousand-year-old building remains one of the most popular sights in the South of France. This is the monumental part of the Roman aqueduct responsible for carrying water from Nîmes to Uzes. It spans the Gardon, it is 275 metres long and 49 metres high. The Pont du Gard is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is visited each year by more than one million people.