LES PLATANES One of the most beautiful features of this area you can spot almost every day, once your eye is set up for it. The platane alleys - a precious asset of old times, where horse carriages appreciated the cooling shade of the large trees. Nowadays it is the same, if you drive an open car … Beyond providing shade, and also protection for the gusty winds of the Mistral, the trees and alleys have often formed into pieces of natural art, worthwile to enjoy actively while driving through them.