Provence Holidays by Rail

P rovence is an area of enormous and exciting diversity. From the lively multi-cultural bustle of Marseilles to the artistic appeal of Avignon and Aix-en-Provence or the wild beauty of the Camargue, this southern part of France has something for all visitors to enjoy and explore. Many of Vincent Van Gogh’s most famous works were produced in the region and there is a museum dedicated to him in Arles. Rail travel in the region is quick and easy, with the TGV connecting the region’s largest towns and cities to the rest of the country.

Our Recommended Hotels in Provence

Hotel de l’Horloge

Situated just a short stroll from the Pope’s Palace and with views over the café-lined Place de l’Horloge, the hotel combines traditional style with modern comforts, making it a great base for your stay in Avignon. Rooms offer free WiFi, air-conditioning and a minibar as well as a desk area.

Grand Hotel Roi-René

Situated near the heart of Aix – the beautiful boulevard which is the Cours Mirabeau – the Grand Hotel Roi René is the ideal place to rest and relax after a day’s exploration. All rooms have satellite TV and air-conditioning and the hotel also benefits from a heated outdoor pool and both a bar and a restaurant, meaning almost every whim can be catered for.

Renaissance Hotel

This luxurious hotel offers rest and relaxation with its fantastic facilities including a heated indoor swimming pool, a gym and a spa. There is also a restaurant and bar with other leisure facilities nearby such as a golf course, bowling alley and riding stables.

Hôtel Jules César MGallery

This former 17th century convent was re-imagined by the famous designer Christian Lacroix in 2014 and is now a beautiful, relaxing and indulgent retreat amongst the Roman history of Arles. Rooms are equipped with a safe, WiFi and air conditioning amongst numerous other comforts, and in the summer the on-site restaurant and bar spill onto the sunlit terrace. Guests also have access to a heated outdoor pool and a spa.

Novotel Atria

The Novotel Atria is a modern, family friendly hotel, ideally located within easy walking distance of the main train station and all the sights of this Roman city. All 119 comfortable bedrooms feature air-conditioning as well as tea and coffee making facilities, perfect for a quick pit-stop after a day’s sightseeing.

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