PROVENCE'S BEST is the ideal travel guide to France’s sun-drenched traveler’s paradise. Written by a pro author it details key DESTINATIONS; outlines several ITINERARIES; and suggests great places to EAT and DRINK. All content (200+ points-of-interest and 400+ pics) is original & independent; no recommendations are ads!


PROVENCE'S BEST starts with essential TRIP-PLANNING information and an overview of key DESTINATIONS so you can decide where to stay.

Hand-crafted ITINERARIES then offer first-timers a selection of suggestions on how to spend their time; ranging from simple day-trips to extensive multi-day tours of the region.

Or just dive right into the SEE & DO section, which provides backgrounders on ART, CULTURE & HISTORY; makes suggestions for traveling KIDS & FAMILIES; and includes a run-down of the region’s best BEACHES.

Finally the app details many good places to EAT & DRINK to ensure the perfect trip.


Key before-you-go information, including:
• Accommodation
• Costs & Money
• Seasons, Festivals & Events
• Transport

The lowdown on all key towns and regions:
• Alpes-de-Haut-Provence
• Aix-en-Provence
• Alpes-Maritimes
• Arles
• Avignon
• Bouches-du-Rhône
• Gard
• Marseille
• Nice
• Nîmes
• Var
• Vaucluse
• Near Provence

For every trip-length:
• 24 Hours in Nîmes
• A Boat Trip to the Calanques
• A Perfect Day in St-Rémy
• A Perfect Day in the Luberon
• Côte d'Azur - From Nice to Italy
• Côtes du Rhône Wine Route
• In the Footsteps of Van Gogh
• Old Nice Walking Tour
• Nice City Centre in a Day

Backgrounders and practical advice on:
• Art & Culture
• History
• Kids & Families
• Parks, Gardens & Open Spaces
• Beaches of Provence

Recommendations of where to eat & drink:
• Cafés & Bars
• Restaurants
• Shops & Shopping

• One-click website LINKS.
• One-click PHONE CALLS (on phones).
• NAVIGATE quickly using the app's global search; internal hyperlinks, and its many images.
• LOCATION info (using your device's GPS).
• Detailed MAPS and the ability to ADD YOUR OWN markers.
• Save and share FAVOURITES.
• Easily CONTACT the author.


AUTHOR: Paul Shawcross has penned city guides for Thomas Cook and revised and contributed text for several Michelin Green Guides. He's also authored pieces for in-flight magazines and coffee-table books, along with articles for several leading periodicals including *Living France*, *France Today* and *France Magazine*. While loving France and going back as often as possible, Paul travels widely in Europe and is currently the European editor for travel planning website
ICON: courtesy of Luis Ascenso@Flickr


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What’s New

Version 1.5

Updated content and repaired URL links. Added added a note to an important venue in Aix (Les 2 Garçons) which burned down late last year and won’t reopen till 2022. Streamlined structure of Destinations section.

Ratings and Reviews

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3 Ratings

klovato1990 ,

Provence in my palm

As someone who has driven around France and Provence A LOT, and often stumbled into no-signal territory, I appreciated having this virtual guide along for the ride. Loaded with good tips and tidbits, great photos, maps and complete addresses, the app is an essential companion. Grab it and go!

MillieLives ,

Super helpful

This app made my travel planning a breeze. Filed with great intel. Inexpensive upgrade was a no brainer and totally worth it.

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