The Most Beautiful Cities to Visit in the South of France

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The south of France is considered by many to be one of the most interesting areas in the whole of Europe due to a combination of different factors. First off, this remarkable region is renowned for its wonderful climate, elegant beach resorts, divine cuisine and fascinating ancient history, so there really is something for everybody! The splendid south of France is also home to a number of beautiful cities worthy of a visit, so read on this guide to the top cities in this wonderful French region.

The extraordinary city of Arles is celebrated for its artistic and architectural heritage. Great artists such as Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin lived and worked in this inspirational city. Visitors are able to admire Arles’ very own ancient amphitheatre and forum alongside a wonderful collection of museums, art galleries and magnificent mansions dating back to the 17th century.

Nîmes is best known for its role during the days of the ancient Roman Empire. Magnificent monuments and ruins are scattered across the land making this an unmissable location for anyone fascinated by ancient history. The Amphitheatre, Maison Carrée and the Temple of Diana are amongst the city’s top tourist attractions.

As many as three million tourists visit Nice each year, and it is easy to understand why. Nice is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in the whole of France. Visitors are able to make the most of its golden sandy beaches and chic resorts during their stay. If you are looking to organise your visit, why not check sites like this in order to book a hotel in Nice?
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This wonderful city is just teeming with phenomenal contemporary architecture, whilst at the same time, Montpellier has a charming ancient city centre located close to the coast of the Mediterranean sea. This is a great place to visit if you are looking to stay in a vibrant yet charismatic French locality.

Toulouse is one of the largest cities in France and is famous for its charismatic pink brick buildings. This French city is also home to numerous art galleries, excellent dining establishments and architectural wonders. Toulouse annually hosts a number of vivacious festivals making this a great city to visit all year round.

The south of France is home to so many delightful cities that this guide must only be considered a starting point as you explore this remarkable region. If you are looking to marvel at spectacular natural and manmade landscapes, shop and dine in style and luxury and go back in time to explore the ancient empire, then this is most definitely the French region for you!

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