If you want to enjoy a pleasant Mediterranean climate, you should rent a holiday home in Bouches-du-Rhône. Lovers of nature, culture, peace and space always leave amazed by the beauty of the environment. The landscapes combined with the rich history of the towns provide you an unforgettable experience.
Art lovers can look forward to a holiday in Bouches-du-Rhône. Paul Cézanne painted numerous versions of the Mont Sainte-Victoire. And what about our own Vincent van Gogh? He lived much of his life in the town of Arles, where he painted the scenery of the environment. The subjects of his paintings are to been seen here.
Capital of Bouches-du-Rhône is the multicultural city of Marseille. The foreign influences in combination with historic attractions make it a magical city. The oldest district of France (the Quartier du Panier), the bohemian district, the Borély park, several museums, many architectural masterpieces, squares and castles ... A visit to Marseille actually never stops!
A well deserved second place when it comes to cities is Aix-en-Provence. Anyone who loves music can enjoy twice a year during the annual music festivals. In addition, there are more than 10 museums and libraries. The famous mountain that Paul Cézanne often painted, is located in this city as well.
The Rhone River flows from the Vaucluse department to Arles, where remains can be found from Roman times, like a real arena, an amphitheater, a necropolis and an obelisk. There are also various buildings and ruins dating from the Middle Ages. Vincent van Gogh got its own museum because he stayed there for a long time.
The Camargue, the village of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, the windmill of Alphonse Daudet in Fontvieille, the medieval village of Les Baux de Provence, Salon (the city of Nostradamus, where one of the biggest citadels in Provence is located) and the Calanques between Marseille and Ciotat: In this department can be found more than can fit in one holiday. That is also the reason that there are many people who keep coming back time after time.