The perfect setting to relax and enjoy fine food and wine and perhaps evenly challenging your guests to a game of Pétanque (bocce) or even with the locals.
Provence is also known the provider of fresh food and vegetables.
You will find some of the best vineyards found in Provence, like the Chateauneuf du Pape, but also Bandol, Cote de Provence, and Cote du Rhone … red, white, and rosé.
Provence has over 2,600 years of history with many UNESCO protected places such as Pont Du Gard, Arles arenas, MuCEM museum.
It’s the simple traditions that are the strengths of Provence. This is a much used location for many hosting events from high-tech industries and those organising large scale international congresses.
WHAT’S NEW IN FRANCE, PROVENCE
The Stade Velodrome in Marseille is one of the most high-tech stadiums around and can hold up to 67,000 visitors.
The MuCEM, the Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations designed by Rudy Ricciotti (Architect) was opened in 2013.
Marseille was voted in 2013 as the European Capital of Culture.
There are many new hotels and venues such as the Jean-Luc Besson’ Cinema City.
With an ever incrasing footfall of visitors, Marseille is fast becoming a popular designation for meetings and events. Please note that in 2014, there were over 1.3 million visitors. Marseille is also known to have one of the largest cruise harbors’ in France.