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Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat)
Ranked #1 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Historic Sites; Specialty Museums
Owner description: It took Baroness Béatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild, one of the most original women on the French Riviera, seven years to build... more » Owner description: It took Baroness Béatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild, one of the most original women on the French Riviera, seven years to build one of the most beautiful sites on the Côte d’Azur. An enlightened art enthusiast who travelled back and forth across France and Europe, Béatrice de Rothschild built up an incomparable and eclectic collection of masterpieces: priceless Sèvres and Vincennes porcelain, works by Fragonard, paintings by the masters (Boucher, Carpaccio, Tiepolo, etc.), Louis XVI furniture, and so on. « less
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Ranked #2 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Religious Sites
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Saint-Paul de Vence (St-Paul-de-Vence)
Ranked #3 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Historic Walking Areas
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Institut de Francais (Villefranche-sur-Mer)
Ranked #4 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Educational Sites

Anyone looking for a real immersion course for adults (when I was there in August 2007, the average age was somewhere betweeen 35 and 45), there is only one place: the Institut de... more »

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Ranked #5 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods
Owner description: This historic part of Nice feels like a medieval village with narrow streets curving between old buildings with red-tile... more » Owner description: This historic part of Nice feels like a medieval village with narrow streets curving between old buildings with red-tile roofs, small restaurants and open-markets. « less
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Vieux Eze (Eze)
Ranked #6 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #7 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Ancient Ruins
Owner description: Built under Emperor Augustus in the 1st century AD, the Roman Theatre of Orange experienced a real rebirth in 2003,... more » Owner description: Built under Emperor Augustus in the 1st century AD, the Roman Theatre of Orange experienced a real rebirth in 2003, transporting visitors back to Imperial Rome. The new tour and the free audioguide in seven languages tell visitors about the shows and social life in the Provencal city during Roman times. In the new projection room, the film, with computer-generated images and reconstructions of shows, retraces the history of the Roman Theatre of Orange. « less
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Notre Dame de Beauvoir (Moustiers Sainte-Marie)
Ranked #8 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Religious Sites
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Medieval Walled Village (Tourrettes-sur-Loup)
Ranked #9 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Neighborhoods
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Chateau des Baux de Provence (Les Baux de Provence)
Ranked #10 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Historic Sites; Castles
Owner description: With a view over Provence to the Mediterranean, the Château des Baux is one of the most beautiful sites in France. It is also... more » Owner description: With a view over Provence to the Mediterranean, the Château des Baux is one of the most beautiful sites in France. It is also a unique place marked by a turbulent past of more than ten centuries: from the Counts of Les Baux (who claimed to be descended from King Balthazar) to the Château’s destruction in 1483 by Richelieu after the wars of religion.This medieval stronghold contains both a castle and a village. « less
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Cathedrale Des Images (Les Baux de Provence)
Ranked #11 of 274 Cultural in Provence
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Ranked #12 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Religious Sites
Founded in the 12th century, Notre-Dame-de-Sénanque is a unique example of a Cistercian abbey and still an active monastery.
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Villa Grecque Kerylos (Beaulieu-sur-Mer)
Ranked #13 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Discover this Cote d'Azur seaside Palazzo, luxurious reconstitution of an Ancient Greek Villa. At the edge of the sea, facing... more » Owner description: Discover this Cote d'Azur seaside Palazzo, luxurious reconstitution of an Ancient Greek Villa. At the edge of the sea, facing the Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat peninsula, the Villa is a magic place that takes you back in time. Entirely furnished and decorated, the Villa's many rooms bear witness to the art of living and refinement of Ancient Greece. The Villa is also a place for wedding and receptions organization. « less
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Notre Dame du Mai (Six-Fours-les-Plages)
Ranked #14 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #15 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Religious Sites
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St. Paul de Mausolee (Saint-Remy-de-Provence)
Ranked #16 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites
Psychiatric centre which treated Van Gogh after he cut off his ear.
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Ranked #17 of 274 Cultural in Provence
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Ranked #18 of 274 Cultural in Provence
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Cours Mirabeau (Aix-en-Provence)
Ranked #19 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Neighborhoods
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Eglise des Stes-Maries (Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer)
Ranked #20 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #21 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: The residence of the soveriegn pontiffs in the 14th century is the largest Gothic Palace in the world. 25 areas to visit :... more » Owner description: The residence of the soveriegn pontiffs in the 14th century is the largest Gothic Palace in the world. 25 areas to visit : ceremonila halls, chapels, cloister, the Pope's provate apartments with their priceless frescos, as well as a scenographic area, the Musée de l'Oeuvre, wich presents the development and history of the building since it was build. Ranked as UNESCO world heritage. « less
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Site Archeologique de Glanum (Saint-Remy-de-Provence)
Ranked #22 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Ancient Ruins
Owner description: At the heart of the magnificent Alpilles mountains, the archaeological site at Glanum features the remains of an important... more » Owner description: At the heart of the magnificent Alpilles mountains, the archaeological site at Glanum features the remains of an important Roman settlement that prospered from the 6th century BC to the third century AD. This fascinating site includes the ruins of both civic and religious edifices and is unique in Provence. Open:> 1st April to 30th September: from 9.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.> 1st October to 31st March: from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Last admission 30 minutes before closing time. Closed:> Mondays from 1st September to 31st March.> 1st January, 1st May, 1st November, 11th November and 25th December. Admission fees: Adults : 7,50 €; Concessions (18 to 25) = 4,50 €; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups « less
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Le Suquet (Cannes)
Ranked #23 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods
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Ranked #24 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
A picturesque city square in Nice's historic quarter.
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Ranked #25 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Historic Sites
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Grimaud Castle (Grimaud)
Ranked #26 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Castles
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Ranked #27 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Historic Sites
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Haut de Cagnes (Cagnes-sur-Mer)
Ranked #28 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Castles
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Old Harbor (La Darse) (Villefranche-sur-Mer)
Ranked #29 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Marinas
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Ranked #30 of 274 Cultural in Provence
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
Owner description: This Russian cathedral was built in the early 20th century in honor of the son of Aleksandr II tsarevich Nicolai, who died in... more » Owner description: This Russian cathedral was built in the early 20th century in honor of the son of Aleksandr II tsarevich Nicolai, who died in Nice after failing to recover from tuberculosis. « less
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