Life and travel in France, 3 years & counting

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L’Isle sur la Sorgue: Sunday market

L’Isle sur la Sorgue is a little town in Provence that is very famous for its Sunday market. In fact, its flea market is the largest outside Paris. Every Sunday … Continue reading

July 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Festival d’Avignon

There are many festivals in France, but one of the most popular festivals has to be Festival d’Avignon. For 3 weeks in July, Avignon holds more than 1000 shows (theatre … Continue reading

July 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Châteauneuf-du-Pape: vin du pape

This village has been associated with Pope history since several Popes resided in Avignon during the 14th century. Châteauneuf-du-Pape, located just 18km from Avignon, was the summer home of the … Continue reading

July 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lavender route

This time we set off to look for lavender fields in Luberon. On the net, it says that lavender blooms from mid June to mid August. I would suggest the … Continue reading

July 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Roussillon: the ochre village

“Les plus beaux villages de France” is an association joined by 157 rural villages. The qualifying criteria include having a maximum population of 2000 inhabitants and at least two protected … Continue reading

July 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

St. Maries de la Mer: la Camargue

The Camargue is a natural reserve between the Mediterranean Sea and the Rhône river delta, famous for its Camargue horses, bulls and flamingos. There are many operators providing trips (e.g. … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Les Baux de Provence: fortified castle

One of “les plus beaux villages de France”, Les Baux de Provence was the first village we visitedafter Dada bought his car. It is those rare cases where everything is … Continue reading

July 1, 2014 · Leave a comment
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