5 things to do in Provence in winter

Although a favoured summer holiday destination, Provence loses nothing of its lustre with the arrival of the cold season. Here we focus on some essential ways to savour your winter stay in Provence.
By Mélissa Darré

An outdoor walk: stroll among the lavender fields and vines of the Valensole plateau, recently cut in preparation of a spring revival

A gourmet break: enjoy a dish with fresh truffles freshly harvested at the foot of Mont Ventoux

A sporty excursion: race down the slopes of the Southern Alps , often bathed in the sun

A traditional purchase: browse through a santon fair in search of the perfect clay figurine to keep as a souvenir

An awakening of the senses: soak up the sounds and scents of Provence in winter time, including the powerful breath of the mistral in the early morning

5 things to do in Provence in winter
5 things to do in Provence in winter
Although a favoured summer holiday destination, Provence loses nothing of its lustre with the arrival of the cold season
© Fotolia - Marc Lobjoy

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