Best Things To Do in the South of France in October

Visiting Provence

Lavender Fields: Although the blooming season is over by October, the region itself remains stunning. The fields take on a golden hue, and the smaller towns and villages like Gordes and Roussillon are a joy to explore. – Les Baux-de-Provence: A picturesque medieval village perched on a rocky outcrop, offering panoramic views of the Alpilles mountain range.

Nice & The French Riviera  (Côte d'Azur)

Nice with its Promenade des Anglais, old town (Vieux Nice), and Marc Chagall National Museum is a delight. The Riviera also offers other glamorous towns like Cannes and Monaco.


Known for its thermal spas and beautiful boulevards lined with 17th- and 18th-century mansions. Don't miss the Saint-Sauveur Cathedral and Cours Mirabeau.

Luberon Villages

Apart from Gordes and Roussillon, visit other picturesque towns like Menerbes, Lacoste, and Bonnieux.


A unique wetland region, known for its wild white horses, flamingos, and bulls. The town of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer is a notable spot in Camargue.


Explore the Papal Palace (Palais des Papes), the Pont Saint-Bénézet (Pont d'Avignon), and wander through its historic center.


Famous for its Roman remains including the nearly 2000-year-old amphitheater and the Maison Carrée temple.

Floral Pattern
Floral Pattern
Floral Pattern
Floral Pattern