A Guide to the Departments of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur


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A Guide to the Departments of  Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur

Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur is one of the five regions that remained unchanged during the restructuring of France’s regions in January 2016. The regional capital is Marseille.

It is made up of the following six departments: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (04), Haute-Alpes (05), Alpes-Maritime (06), Bouches de Rhône (13), Var (83) and Vaucluse (84).
To find property for sale in this region, please click on the following links;
View property for sale in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence >>>
View property for sale in Alpes-Maritime >>>
View property for sale in Var >>>
View property for sale in Vaucluse >>>

To discover more about this region of France and the departments, click on the articles listed below.

Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur
A property guide to the Côte d’Azur
The Côte d’Azur, often referred to as the French Riviera, is the south-eastern coast of France on the Mediterranean. The spectacular scenery and balmy weather combined with land… Read more >>>
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Property hotspot: Focus on Provence
Provence is one of the most popular spots for property in France … Read more >>>
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Provence and the Côte d’Azur ©FR Babakin

A property guide to Provence, Alps, and the Côte d’Azur
Provence encompasses the snow-peaked lower Alps and their foothills, descending in the east almost to the coast, and extending to the west to just before the Rhône…. Read more >>>

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Charlotte is a freelance writer and photographer, who has been living in France with her family for nearly 15 years. Charlotte has been working with France Media since 2009, firstly as a Moderator on the popular FrenchEntrée.com/forum, of which she now manages the social and technical side, and more recently as the Editor of the French Property and Living Channels of the FrenchEntrée.com website.

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  • (Mr.)  Hunt JANIN
    2023-02-08 05:43:13
    (Mr.) Hunt JANIN
    I am an American historian living in SW France and would like to write a book for an American publisher on the environment of Provence. Despite my best efforts, I have not been able to find any books, either in French or in English, on this subject. Do you happen to know of any that are NOT just travel books?