Who doesn’t want to live like a king or queen in France? Nothing could be easier – like taking a dream vacation in the most beautiful hotels of Le Midi in the south of France! The wonderful Mediterranean climate, culinary delights and the cultural diversity that has flourished through centuries of history and traditions promise a feast for the senses and pure French joie de vivre. The landscape offers spectacular contrasts from the snow-capped mountains of the French Alps, the lavender fields of Provence and the heavenly beaches of the Côte d’Azur, to the glamorous charm of well-known cities such as Nice, Cannes and St Tropez. These treasures make the south of France a place of unique beauty that you must experience for yourself.
Hotels in Southern France: The most important info at a glance
Provence: Camargue horses & Fragrant lavender fields
The Côte d’Azur: Dream beaches, luxury & Nightlife
Occitania: Wild nature & Mystical past
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes: Active holidays in the French Alps
The most popular seaside resorts are Saint Tropez, Cannes, Sainte-Maxime, and Marseille. The region of Provence is famously beautiful and the coastline is filled with pretty beaches. Head to the Côte d’Azur for an elite beach holiday, or Occitania for vineyards and nice countrysides. Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is in the Alps and great for hiking and wellness getaways.
Saint Tropez is France’s most expensive summer destination, and Nice, Lyon, and Bordeaux are some of France’s most expensive cities. Eating and drinking out can be quite expensive in the beach towns, though the quality promises to be high. A half-liter of beer in a bar or restaurant will cost around 6 €.
The South of France is perfect for a honeymoon because of the different feelings the region offers. Begin in the beautiful inland at a spa or vineyard hotel in Provence or Bordeaux, like Village Castigno - Wine Hotel & Resort, and then head to a romantic beach hotel on the coast. Try the honeymoon hotel Epi 1959 in Saint Tropez.
The best time to visit, when considering price, weather, and number of other visitors, is March to May and September through November. High season is between June and August.
It is not always easy to find the special hotel for your vacation. However, the most beautiful hotels in the South of France definitely include Benvengudo, as well as Village Castigno - Wine Hotel & Resort or Hôtel Demeure Les Mouettes. A list of only the best hotels in the South of France can be found here: The most beautiful hotels in the South of France.
Close to the water, beach bar, beach chairs - these beach hotels are among the best in the South of France: U Capu Biancu, Hostellerie La Farandole or Epi 1959. All the hotels in the South of France, that are perfectly suited for a beach holiday can be found in this list: Beach Hotels in the South of France.
These hotels in the South of France have spa facilities and offer everything around the topic of relaxation & well-being: Domaine Tarbouriech & Spa and Le Mas De Pierre as well as Hôtel Château de la Chèvre d'Or. For more choice, check out this complete list of the best spa hotels in the South of France.
Playground, childcare and a child-friendly atmosphere - a holiday with the family in the South of France is an unforgettable experience in these hotels: Hotel Les Roches Rouges and Château Les Merles, but also Château de Mazan. Here you will find the best family hotels in the South of France.
You will find the very best 5-star comfort in these luxury hotels in the South of France: Le Relais de Franc Mayne Saint Emilion, but also in Hotel Negresco or Hotel Saint Amour La Tartane. You will find the most popular luxury hotels in the South of France compiled here: All luxury hotels in the South of France.
These hotels in the South of France also welcome your 4-legged friend: Les Rosées, Grand Hôtel Henri and also Mas De Chastelas. For more dog-friendly hotels, here is a list of the most beautiful hotels for a in the South of France holiday with the dog.
Having pool facilities while vacationing in the South of France is something special. These hotels offer a pool: Fairmont Monte Carlo, Mas de La Fouque and Benvengudo. To see which other hotels in the South of France also have a pool, take a look at this list of hotels in the South of France with a pool.