NYC to Paris or Nice non-stop on Delta or Air France.
  $700 RT in winter, $1600 in summer.
     Hint – use Freq Flyer miles to upgrade to Business Class – best use of these Miles!
Take bullet train directly from Paris airport to Avignon TGV station – 3 hours.
     Hint - Reserve 2 months early to get train tickets at half price.
Or fly from Paris to Marseille.
Car Rental from Avignon TGV train station
     Hint - Rates are currently the best at Sixt
Alternatives are to go through London Gatwick, Amsterdam, or Frankfurt to Marseille.
Fly London to Marseille, only 90 minutes away!
Hint – British Airway and easyjet compete to drive down the fares as little as GBP 10!
Fly Frankfurt or Munich directly to Marseille on Lufthansa
Can also find cheap fares to Provence through Ryanair
Getting here