The Château de Fonscolombe is classified as a historical monument. It was built in the 18th century in the heart of Provence in the Quattrocento style. It belonged to two large families of humanists, that of Marquis de Saporta and Fonscolombe. Its members are renowned in sciences and weaponry, as evidenced by their friendship with Rabelais, their service with Henri de Navarre, and their correspondence with Darwin. This castle is designed as a large house where all the spaces join, just like a family, while still preserving individual privacy. The historical salons of the castle are decorated with leather
Treat yourself to a nice stroll in the heart of the beautiful city of Aix-en-Provence. Walk in the footsteps of Post-impressionist painter Paul Cézanne, on a pedestrian route marking the landmarks of his life, the house where he grew up, the Jas de Bouffan, and his workshop. Don’t forget to also visit the Sainte-Victoire limestone mountain overlooking the city and its surrounding landscape.
The Calanques National Park
The Calanques site is an emblematic landscape with land and marine Mediterranean Provence landscapes. It is known worldwide for its beautiful landscapes, outstanding biodiversity and cultural heritage.
This huge city in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is rich in cultural heritage with its old port, its typical Marseille neighborhoods made famous by films and TV shows, the Basilica of Notre-Dame de la Garde, the magnificent Calanques of Cassis and its beaches, its gastronomic riches with its famed “Bouillabaisse”, “Navettes de Marseille”, its local dish “Pieds-paquets”, garlic mayonnaise, etc.
The Luberon Regional Nature Park
The Luberon – the land of castles – is all about pastel colors and radiant light, hilltop villages, cliffs bursting in ocher, gold and blood colors, and rich flavors of candied fruits. Here, visitors can also discover some of the most beautiful villages in France: Ansouis, Lourmarin, Gordes, etc.
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