Provence is a region of southeastern France on the Medditerranean Sea adjacent to Italy. It gets its name from the Latin word, Provincia, which means province, as Provence was one of the first areas conquered by Rome Empire outside of Italy. Provence is bound by the Alps and Italy to the east and the Rhone River to the west, with the Mediterranean Sea providing its southern border.
Many remains from the Roman times can be seen in Provence. It is a region where you can find the perfect blending between modern and ancient civilizations. The sky is so blue with fresh and relaxing air. In summer, the area pays homage to lavender. These lavenders not only smell great, but also look sensational. It is definitely the place you can find plenty of inspirations.
When is the best time to visit Provence? The answer is anytime is ideal. Each season is unique and beautiful. But July and August are the peak vacation period in Provence, which is during the summer. If you like lavender, the lavender fields in the summer are totally breathtaking! Just look at the photo gallery below.
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