• 10 best French cities in Provence, France to visit

    provenceThe purple lavendar fields of Provence are an iconic image of the South of France. If you are looking at visiting Provence this summer or next, then here are some ideas about the best cities to explore in the Provence region. From small sleepy hilltop villages perched high

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  • 10 Best Provence towns to visit

    roussillon provence4If you are planning a trip to Provence, France, this year and you are looking for ideas about what to do and see, we have compiled a guide to the best towns to visit in the Provence region of France. Provence is an amazing region to visit. All the images that come to mind when

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  • Aix-en-Provence tourism

    aixThe old University town of Aix-en-Provence is a wonderful place to spend time in. Perhaps the most recognisable part of Aix is the Cours Mirabeau, the wide avenue with rows of plane-trees that follows the line of the old city wall and divides the town into two halves. Along this avenue, you will find plenty of cafés, including the Deux Garçons, which has been frequented by the likes of Paul Cézanne, Émile Zola and Ernest

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  • Barben zoo in Provence

    barben zooOne of the best zoos in the South of France is located in the heart of Provence, in between Salon de Provence and Aix-en-Provence. Barben zoo is laid out amongst beautiful Provence countryside and encompasses over 9kms of trails. This zoo includes a wide range of animals from the usual suspects (lions, giraffes, bears and elephants) to some unique animals such as Lynx cats, Fennec foxes, Tufted Capuchin and Alpacas.

  • Best restaurants in Provence: La Bastide St Antoine

    la bastide st antoine 3662Jacques Chibois' Michelin star restaurant, La Bastide St Antoine, is located close to Grasse and is widely regarded as one of the best restaurants in Provence. La Bastide St Antoine is a lovely old-style Provencal country house, surrounded by an olive grove. La Bastide St Antoine restaurant is a member of the Les Grandes Tables du Monde association, which covers 170 of the World's top restaurants across 24

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  • Provence towns to visit: Gordes, France

    gordesThe small village of Gordes in Provence, France, perched on top of a cliff above the valley of Calavon is one of the most charming Provence towns to visit.The Mediterranean climate and relaxed pace of life in Gordes create the perfact vacation environment. It is quite easy to spend the whole day doing nothing much: wandering the winding streets, leisurely taking coffee at a cafe and watching the world slowly go by, spending hours over a good meal in one of

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  • Provence towns: L'Isle-sur-Sorgue

    isle sur sorgueL'Isle sur Sorgue is often regarded as one of the prettiest towns in Provence. Located on the banks of the river Sorgue, L'Isle sur Sorgue was originally a fishing village, situated on an island in the middle of marshland. The river Sorgue provided a a healthy source of income for the town's inhabitants from crayfishing and milling (oil and flour). L'Isle sur Sorgue also became an important centre for silk, paper, wool, rugs and dyeing.

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  • Where to visit in Provence France

    provenceIf you are planning a trip to Provence, France, this summer and you are looking for ideas about where to visit in Provence, France, we have compiled a guide to the best towns to visit in the Provence region. Provence is an amazing region to visit. All the images that come to mind when you think of Provence come true in

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