What do you associate with the South of France? Expressions like "Living the life of Riley"? Or do you think of wine, good food, sun, sea and beach? Elaborating on what makes Europe´s "Garden of Eden" so special would go far beyond the scope of these few lines.Many books have been written and are being written about the Southern France. The songs of praise date back thousands of years. The ancient Greeks used to settle here, then came the Romans, and after them virtually every European power of significance left its traces here.

Today, France´s South is still an important site for a number of industrial segments. The high-tech industry has settled in the hinterland of Cannes. And, of course, tourism plays a central part in the economy. Then, of course, there is the aspect of culture which has been of utmost importance for many a decade. Artists like Cézanne, Picasso, Chagall and van Gogh had themselves be inspired by the glamourous light, the varied landscape and the earthy people.

It is for this reason that the region which is also referred to as PACA (Provence-Alpes Côte d’Azur) offers a wealth of leasure activities. The ambitious sportsman, who takes pleasure in testing his limits by doing watersports or mountaineering, is as certain to find his favourite pastime activity as the culture vulture who prefers visiting museums or concerts. And then, of course, there are choices to be made between the immense assortment of culinary treasures that Southern France has to offer.So, immerse into the caleidoscope of holiday activities that welcome you here. By the way, the region is also known for its wealth of shopping facilities.

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