Wednesday, August 10, 2011

A Visit To Provence France

Provence France is a rather beautiful place, with many things to offer. It has a very old history which dates back to the prehistoric times, and then on down through the ages. This can be seen in many of the buildings and architecture which are dotted throughout this area.

Provence is situated in the South East region of France, it reaches eastward to the Alps and extends westwards towards the Rhone Valley. It sits on the edge of the Mediterranean in the southern area and reaches towards and borders the previous province of Dauphine.

It is a place which tends to have its own kind of language, artistic talents, social and intellectual pursuits. Many famous painters have put brush to canvas here, and this would include the prehistoric cave painters of the Cosquer Cave. It is a place for people from all over the world to come and enjoy what it has to offer.

Visit To Provence France
Its cuisine is interesting and varied and it has its own traditional dishes such as Ratatouille and Bouillabaisse. As it has a varying climate that can sometimes be warm and dry, and with a percentage of its landscape being reasonably rugged, it has created its own food dishes from what has thrived in this kind of region.

Many other agricultural industries are now practiced and this has added to the cuisine experience. As Provence has a small area of good arable land, it can be quite interesting to see vineyards interspersed with flowers, fruit and olive tree groves. The lavender fields when in bloom add to the attraction and beauty of the wonderful countryside and landscape.

Visit To Provence France
Staying in one of the different houses in Provence when on a holiday can be an experience on it own. There is some absolutely charming accommodation to be found in village houses, cabanons, country properties, villas and many other places which are often available. Many of the country properties etc., are situated reasonably close to some of the towns and villages.

Provence has many things to offer, with its beautiful landscape, its special wines, and the many types of foods it has to taste. There are a great number of interesting places to visit and some exciting things to see and do. Provence has some very famous places such as Nice and the French Riviera, Monaco, Avignon and the Camargue near the towns of Arles and Saintes Maries de la Mer. These are just a few of their famous places and there are many more to see. Want to bring a touch of Provence to your home? Boutique Provencale offer a huge range of provencal tablecloths and home accessories including dishes Pottery which will give any home that French country feel.

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