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In Web Provence
Market Provence
250 pictures of Markets in Provence. A
shimmering palette of fruits and vegetable, light and shadows from a charming place in Aix en Provence.

Mini France
Discover France thought the smallest french web site.

Pictures and guide



Specialities of Provence, Vauvenargues quotations, Airport Marseille

About Provence

Marseille is The economical capital of Provence and Aix-en-Provence the historical capital of Provence. The other principal cities are Arles, Avignon, Toulon, Saint Rémy, Martigues, Manosque, Salon de Provence and Draguignan.

Alpes-Maritimes, Var, Bouches-du-Rhône and Gard border the mediterranean Sea to the south.

Map
Provence Map
 Provence Map
Map from Haute Provence, Vaucluse, Bouches du Rhone and Var




French Rivera
The area along the Mediterranean sea from Le Lavandou to northwestern Italy is called "French Riviera".

Camargue
The area along the rhone between Arles, Saintes Maries de la Mer and Port Saint Louis is called Camargue.

Luberon
The massif located in the middle of Provence between Apt and Aix en Provence is called Luberon.

Agriculture
cultivation of lavender, olives, vineyards, fruits and vegetable.

Industries
Tourism (all part of Provence), perfume industry (in and around Grasse), soap (Marseille), refineries (La Mède, Lavera, Berre), petrochemical complex (fos sur Mer).