Stroll through Gordes with a guide, visit a melon farm in Cavaillon, find out about the Vaudois’ tragic destiny in South Luberon, learn the story of the ‘Pope’s Jews’, or take in the Mediterranean flora and fauna on the borders of the Durance River with a naturalist bird-loving guide. The […]
Some places are quite simply unique. The Palais St. Firmin, in the centre of Gordes, in Luberon, stands over a complex carved out in the rock, listed as a Historic Monument. These cellars, on several levels, are an underground mirror image of the village dating from the Middle Ages and […]
For some years now, the town of Sérignan-du-Comtat, north of Orange, has been earning a reputation as a village attached to natural gardens and rich provençal ecosystems. There you can visit the “Harmas de Fabre” the overgrown garden and home of famous entomologist, Jean-Henri Fabre, and just around the corner […]
In the foothills of Mont Ventoux, 750 metres above sea level, Aroma Plantes is a family-run organic farm specialised in the production of aromatic and medicinal plants.
The Liardet family grows true lavender (lavande fine), Lavandin, common sage, savory, helichrysum and dozens of plants to discover on foot on two […]
Imagine a perched village in the Southern Luberon Mountains, with a castle overlooking the Durance Valley, terraced gardens cascading down the hill and a panoramic view from the Alpilles Hills to Montagne Sainte-Victoire… This is Lauris, home for the past twelve years to Le Jardin de Plantes Tinctoriales (Natural Dye […]
At the hamlet of Les Agnels, amid lavender fields and orchards on the slopes of the Luberon, lavender and herbs of Provence have been distilled for four generations! They are now distilled in all four seasons!
Two gardens – listed “Jardins remarquables” by the Ministry of Culture – an immersion in organic growing of aromatic plants, lunch with the flavours of Provence on the estate… what better moment for such a day?!
In Sérignan-du-Comtat, near – and perfectly complementary to – the naturalist Jean-Henri Fabre’s L’Harmas, Le Naturoptère opens its doors: a fascinating ambitious educational and ecological new project.