When On Holidays Visit Provence France

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There are many different countries and regions that can be visited at anytime of the year. While there are so many, this article is written to give you some information into Provence France and how it may be your next best place to visit when on holidays. Here are some things that you may not have known about this place.

Provence is a specific area or region that is in the lower southeastern part of France. This region is opposite to Italy which is situated at the bottom of France. The name was given to it from the Romans who invaded it in the 2nd century B. C and this region has one of the earliest signs prehistoric living in this region of Europe.

Provence France has beautiful scenery and is mostly seen with low leafy scrubland. The climate of this region is moderate with hot summers and mild winters, there is very little snow that falls in this area. This climate has also been accustomed to droughts from time to time.

There are many different paintings that have depicted Provence as a peaceful and warm place to visit which were painted by many famous painters of the older years. When visiting this region of France there are many different places that can be seen. Some of the attractions that you can visit is some of the older dated villages and cities that have been dated back to more than 2000 years.

Other things that can been seen in this place is the the Marais du Vigueirat. This is situated in the Camargue and is a 1000 hectare protected area which is home to over 350 grass eating animals which serve as lawn mowers on this area. This area is also home to 280 species of birds, with an overall total of 2000 plant and animal life included.

Provence France is one of the more beautiful parts of France that can be seen when travelling to this region. There are many more attractions that can been seen including ongoing mountain ranges, rivers, landscapes, as well as villages, churches and historic landmarks. This part of France is can be visited at any time of the year without it looking less beautiful.

So when it comes to a holiday that is different from all the rest, then why not look towards France to the region of Provence. If you would like more information on this region, then why not check with your travel agent to see whether they have a brochure on this beautiful place.

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This article was published on 2010/11/30