Provence Bucket List ...

By Neecey

Provence Bucket List ...

Provence is one of the most gorgeous regions of the world. Say Provence and immediately you think of terracotta villages, olives, perfume and beaches. Provence has been the muse for artists and writers for centuries. Let's go on a virtual tour of Provence to see why.

Table of contents:

  1. smell the lavender fields
  2. see how the people of provence live
  3. explore the natural wonders
  4. wonder the streets find artisan shops, restaurants and galleries
  5. explore the "le vallon des auffes" district
  6. get deep down in the verdon river gorge
  7. get lost in the cobbled alleyways
  8. take in the heady aroma of flowers
  9. take a boat trip
  10. admire the stunning views
  11. walk in the footsteps of romans
  12. admire the old stone buildings and pathways
  13. go wine tasting
  14. bask in the peace and quiet
  15. go urban sightseeing
  16. climb up to see the sights
  17. soak up the olde worlde atmosphere
  18. shop for cheese
  19. follow in the footsteps of the 7 popes
  20. walk down to the sea
  21. find some spirituality
  22. drop in for lunch in a typical provencal bistro
  23. understand what attracted great painters to arles
  24. buy fish for bouillabaisse
  25. and pick up the produce you need at the market
  26. find your artistic muse
  27. have a olfactory sense overload
  28. take a dip in the crystal blue sea
  29. buy traditional provencal bread for a picnic
  30. see the workers drying petals for perfume
  31. hear the monks chanting
  32. smile at the sunflowers
  33. find a photo op
  34. shop for souvenirs
  35. buy some delicious wine i
  36. get a taste of the french riviera
  37. never get bored of the watercolor views
  38. find some shade in a courtyard
  39. hunt for antiques
  40. find your way around the ruins of a medieval castle
  41. cross the bridge
  42. be a bookworm
  43. go on a canal cruise
  44. trek into the hills
  45. learn that there's no such thing as an ugly french village
  46. wiggle your toes in the sand

1 Smell the Lavender Fields

Smell the Lavender Fields Via Fascinating Places Never to be ...

2 See How the People of Provence Live

See How the People of Provence Live Via A farmhouse in Provence

3 Explore the Natural Wonders

Explore the Natural Wonders Via Provence: The secret Côte d'Azur
This is Calanque National Park.

4 Wonder the Streets Find Artisan Shops, Restaurants and Galleries

Wonder the Streets Find Artisan Shops, Restaurants and Galleries Via Provence toujours
Old villages like Eze will thrill you.

5 Explore the "Le Vallon Des Auffes" District

Explore the "Le Vallon Des Auffes" District Via Les Auffes 1
The district is part of Marseille.

6 Get Deep down in the Verdon River Gorge

Get Deep down in the Verdon River Gorge Via St Croix Lake, Les Gorges ...

7 Get Lost in the Cobbled Alleyways

Get Lost in the Cobbled Alleyways Via Villefranche Alleyway
The winding streets of Nice

8 Take in the Heady Aroma of Flowers

Take in the Heady Aroma of Flowers Via Flower Cottage - Antibes (Provence), ...

9 Take a Boat Trip

Take a Boat Trip Via travel
Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

10 Admire the Stunning Views

Admire the Stunning Views Via [explored] Cap Roux
Cap Roux

11 Walk in the Footsteps of Romans

Walk in the Footsteps of Romans Via Pont du Gard
The Pont du Gard Aqueduct at Nîmes

12 Admire the Old Stone Buildings and Pathways

Admire the Old Stone Buildings and Pathways Via The Most Beautiful Villages in ...
The village of Seguret.

13 Go Wine Tasting

Go Wine Tasting Via Blue Pueblo, Autumn Vineyard, Provence, ...

14 Bask in the Peace and Quiet

Bask in the Peace and Quiet Via _DSC3128

15 Go Urban Sightseeing

Go Urban Sightseeing Via Aix en Provence...
Aix-en-Provence

16 Climb up to See the Sights

Climb up to See the Sights Via IMG_2957
The medieval town of Gordes

17 Soak up the Olde Worlde Atmosphere

Soak up the Olde Worlde Atmosphere Via Petite ruelle de Bormes-les-Mimosas
Borme-les-Mimosas

18 Shop for Cheese

Shop for Cheese Via Truffle8
Rognes Truffle Market

19 Follow in the Footsteps of the 7 Popes

Follow in the Footsteps of the 7 Popes Via Avignon, France - Best City ...
The Avignon Papacy was the period from 1309 to 1377, during which seven successive popes resided in Avignon

20 Walk down to the Sea

Walk down to the Sea Via Seaside Town Of Villefranche Sur ...
Villefranche-sur-Mer

21 Find Some Spirituality

Find Some Spirituality Via Menton, South of France
Basilica of Saint-Michel-Archange, Menton

22 Drop in for Lunch in a Typical Provencal Bistro

Drop in for Lunch in a Typical Provencal Bistro Via Favorite Places & Spaces

23 Understand What Attracted Great Painters to Arles

Understand What Attracted Great Painters to Arles Via Street of Arles, France
Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin shared a little yellow house in Arles.

24 Buy Fish for Bouillabaisse

Buy Fish for Bouillabaisse Via RoutePerfect - Plan a trip ...
Marseille's old harbor.

25 And Pick up the Produce You Need at the Market

And Pick up the Produce You Need at the Market Via Market Day in Aix-en-Provence ~ ...

26 Find Your Artistic Muse

Find Your Artistic Muse Via Passage polychrome
Collobrières

27 Have a Olfactory Sense Overload

Have a Olfactory Sense Overload Via The French Riviera: perfume capital ...
The International Perfume Museum at Grasse.

28 Take a Dip in the Crystal Blue Sea

Take a Dip in the Crystal Blue Sea Via Great Day Trip from Marseille: ...
The beach at Cassis.

29 Buy Traditional Provencal Bread for a Picnic

Buy Traditional Provencal Bread for a Picnic Via Altered Alchemy

30 See the Workers Drying Petals for Perfume

See the Workers Drying Petals for Perfume Via michaelfreemanphoto.com
The perfumery works are all over Grasse.

31 Hear the Monks Chanting

Hear the Monks Chanting Via AD100 Architects and Designers' Most ...
The monks sing as they work the lavender fields of the Abbaye de Notre-Dame-de-Sénanque

32 Smile at the Sunflowers

Smile at the Sunflowers Via St.Maxime France...sunflower field
The fields at Ste. Maxime make a nice change to all the lavender.

33 Find a Photo Op

Find a Photo Op Via Saint Paul View by Inge ...
Ste. Paul de Vence

34 Shop for Souvenirs

Shop for Souvenirs Via Luxury Vacation Ideas, World Travel ...
Apt Market.

35 Buy Some Delicious Wine I

Buy Some Delicious Wine I Via Caveau-L'Isle Sur la Sorgue-(Provence), France
L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

36 Get a Taste of the French Riviera

Get a Taste of the French Riviera Via Cruise Ships At St.tropez by ...
Nice.

37 Never Get Bored of the Watercolor Views

Never Get Bored of the Watercolor Views Via roussillon
Roussillon.

38 Find Some Shade in a Courtyard

Find Some Shade in a Courtyard Via Blue Pueblo
Ste. Remy-en-Provence

39 Hunt for Antiques

Hunt for Antiques Via Bonnieux Antique Shop
Bonnieux.

40 Find Your Way around the Ruins of a Medieval Castle

Find Your Way around the Ruins of a Medieval Castle Via French Class
The mountains of Les Baux de Provence.

41 Cross the Bridge

Cross the Bridge Via Town Of Sisteron In Provence ...
The town of Sisteron.

42 Be a Bookworm

Be a Bookworm Via The Writer
The amazing library of Aix-en-Provence.

43 Go on a Canal Cruise

Go on a Canal Cruise Via Canal View Provence France by ...

44 Trek into the Hills

Trek into the Hills Via Mountain Village in Rougon, France: ...
rougon.

45 Learn That There's No Such Thing as an Ugly French Village

Learn That There's No Such Thing as an Ugly French Village Via Blue Pueblo

46 Wiggle Your Toes in the Sand

Wiggle Your Toes in the Sand Via Randonner en Provence
Le Jonquet

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