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What region in the South of France?

I want to travel for two weeks in July to the South of France. I have been to Nice-Cannes-Monaco-Villefrance-Arles-Eze-Antibes-Gordes and Avignon. I loved these places. If I go to the same area, where is someplace new that I have missed? My second option is the Languedor-Roussillon region which I have never been. I don't want to be disappointed, since I liked the previous places a lot. Is it worth flying to Montpellier and visiting near villages with train? Or should I do a split between this region and the Nice area? How far is it by train? I love the warm weather, farmers markets, colorful buildings, cafes, and countryside look. Thanks for your help!

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How about Vaison la Romaine, Carpentras, Isle sur la Sorgue, Lourmarin, and Roussillon? You could also include Marseille and Cassis to the south, maybe do a week in two different places. Also to the west are Uzes, Pont du Gard, St Remy. Lots of choices but you really should rent a car.

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I second Grier's ideas. We spent 10 days in Provence-2 in Le Lavandou for the beach, 5 in Lourmarin (with trips to Gordes, Roussillon, Gorges de Verdon, Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, and 3 in Vaison la Romaine with its wine loop. Nice markets abound. Send p.m. for more info.