Travel to South of France and visit Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sénanque. From Cassis to Saint-Tropez and Cannes to Nice, the South of France is a playground of Summer fun. Small towns with upmarket fashion shopping, hidden beaches, and a party atmosphere guarantee an entertaining vacation to France.
Traveling from Paris to Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sénanque in the South of France is a wonderful way to experience the aromatic fields of lavender which makes France one of the worldwide centers for perfume. The lavender fields around this 12th-century Cistercian monastery is a beautiful sight to see. Located near Gordes, a small village in the stunning hills outside of Avignon, the drive through the mountains is spectacular. You'll feel the calm of the South of France as you see the purple fields of lavender and hilltop towns that sink into the mountains.
Visit the home of France's perfume industry
Nearby Cannes in the south of France's is the town of Grasse which is another epicenter for perfume lovers to visit. Enjoy the Musée International de la Parfumerie and walk the streets to enjoy this quaint town.
The small seaside town of Cassis in the South of France boasts some of the most delightful walking tracks along the coastline interspersed among the Calanques, which are small inland beach landings, where local sunbake and swim. Walking trails offer breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea. Pack a small lunch, picnic blanket, and your bathing suit and enjoy a relaxing day in Cassis.
Looking for some sea adventure in France? Yachting, kayaking, or motor boating in and around Cassis are very popular tourist attractions in the Provence of Alpes Cote d'Azur. The French Riviera offers a wide range of glitzy fashion, restaurants, and casinos set against a casual beach setting where flip flops are standard dress code.