Explore the region's impressive Roman heritage in places like
Arles, Orange and Vaison-la-Romaine, or go walking through fields
of lavender and sunflowers.
For yet another aspect of Provence, head for the unspoilt wilds
of the nearby Camargue, in the Rhône delta. Here you can enjoy
excellent horse riding and see everything from flamingos to the
famous long-horn Camargue bulls.
For those keen to minimise their carbon footprint, Provence can
be easily reached by train using France's superb TGV network, and
Eurostar trains now run direct to Avignon on certain dates
throughout the summer so you can be in Provence just five and three
quarter hours after leaving central London. The wonders of modern