Located in the south-eastern corner of France, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur is one of the most popular regions in France with holidaymakers and one of the most expensive areas to buy property in France. As is evident from the region’s name, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur is home to the rolling lavender fields of Provence, the southern Alps and the stretch of Mediterranean coast known as the French Riviera or the Côte d’Azur.
Provence wines, especially rosé, are popular in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur and freshly caught fish and seafood are served everywhere. Some local specialities include salade niçoise, a salad of tuna, olives, anchovies, egg and lettuce, pissaladière, the French version of a pizza, and socca, a crêpe made with buckwheat flour.
Average property prices in this region vary from €4,316/m2 for houses and €4,032/m2 for apartments.