France offers us a wide variety of tourism through its different landscapes. And the current health crisis is leading us to rethink our way of traveling, staying closer to home.
So let’s take advantage of the sunny days to rediscover this tourist wealth that our beautiful country offers us. Discover without further delay our favorite destinations for the Pentecost weekend!
The Luberon, for a bit of sunshine!
An emblematic place of Provence, the Luberon is a cultural and architectural destination, which also has an immense natural park classified as Regional Natural Park .
The Luberon includes a set of small typical villages appreciated by tourists for their authenticity and friendliness. An ideal destination in this spring period when the temperatures are pleasant and where attendance remains reasonable! Let’s go for a Pentecost weekend in the south of France!
Isle sur la Sorgue, the little Provençal Venice!
Located in the heart of Provence, this attractive little town with a mild climate is a former fishing village.
Isle sur la Sorgue is well known for its permanent antique shops, its old wheels and its river “la Sorgue “Emerald green.
Enjoy the alleys and stroll between the colorful buildings, discover the Contemporary Art exhibitions or the famous ” sharing of water “.
During your Pentecost weekend, enjoy Sunday to discover the second-hand market but also the large Provencal market with its local products and crafts.
The little Provencal Venice, offers you a stay full of culture and SUN!
A completely different place, spectacular, very often compared to the American Colorado, the ochres of Rustrel and Roussillon offer a rocky landscape with warm colors. An orange ocher, like clay which comes to color the whole of the cliffs and the whole village. A particular environment, which offers a real visual spectacle, the orange of the earth parallel to the green of the flora and the blue of the sky.
This former Ocher quarry of more than 30 hectares offers a colorful walk, with a circuit widely accessible thanks to its directional beacons. Different paths that allow you to explore amazing sites like the Sahara, the fairy chimneys and the white desert.
In the surroundings, you can also visit the small villages that surround it such as Gignac and its castle.
The mountains to find calm!
Going to the mountains in the spring is the best way to experience the mountains from a new perspective. A great destination for ensuring tranquility by avoiding traffic jams and heavy tourist traffic.
The Southern Alps, between sea and mountains
The mountains in May are good, but you should prefer resorts that remain dynamic in the off-season! mountain biking or summer tobogganing trips on rails.
The nearby landscapes are also very pretty, Briançon the fortress town, classified at UNESCO world heritage . A place dominated by the Fort du Château and loaded with culture with its various artisans and art galleries.
A range of activities to satisfy all tastes!
Clean air at Mont-Dore in Auvergne
Located at an altitude of 1050 meters, Mont-Dore is well known for its thermal waters and its large, welcoming village.
A place that benefits from all the services and leisure activities to appeal to all types of tourism.
Go on an adventure by browsing the different walking tracks where you will revitalize yourself at the Cure Thermales with a Spa session.
Which supposedly in passing, is a place that you absolutely must visit. A building classified as a historical monument in 1989 with a decoration in reference to Roman architecture.
Above Mont-Dore, Puy du Sancy , the former highest volcano in France which offers many very accessible hiking trails. A nice walk in the heights!
A program to fill your Pentecost weekend, for a holiday that combines rest, culture and sport.
So which destination appealed to you?
* The activities of course depend on upcoming government announcements / measures.