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La Bastide du Laval: visit of an olive oil mill and olive oil tasting in southern Luberon

publié le 29 September 2020

Olive oil growers in south Luberon since 1998, producers of award-winning olive oil, Carine and Roland Coupat have now turned to milling. It’s the culmination of an adventure which started out as a return to nature, giving… ...

La Consigne (luggage lockers) in Avignon

publié le 29 September 2020

In the last 8 years, left luggage offices have disappeared from the majority of railway stations in France, much to the frustration of travellers. In the centre of Avignon, a new left luggage office has just opened. ...

The hidden gem of Cavaillon: the incredible Hôtel d’Agar

publié le 29 September 2020

Lovers of culture, old stonework and contemporary art will love this hidden treasure of Cavaillon. It alone justifies a detour via the ancient town along the Domitian Way. L’Hôtel d’Agar has the oldest garden in France, containing… ...

50 Bosch E-Bike charging locations in Vaucluse

publié le 29 September 2020

Here’s some good news for people who love exploring the countryside or climbing the slopes by electric bicycle – Vaucluse now boasts 13 charging stations and 150 Fast Chargers spread across the region, at Tourist Offices and… ...

The Roman Theatre of Orange in Virtual Reality

publié le 29 September 2020

At the Roman Theatre of Orange, visitors can now extend the traditional tour of this ancient monument with a seven-minute Virtual Reality experience that immerses them in its two thousand years of history. This is a real… ...

Hydroelectric dam at Bollène opens to the public

publié le 29 September 2020

You can now come and explore Bollène’s historic hydroelectric power plant on the Rhone river! This masterpiece of industrial architecture was one of the last massive infrastructure projects to be built in post-war France. Commissioned in 1952,… ...

New, unusual accommodation: Les Cabanes de Grands Cépages, near Châteauneuf-du-Pape

publié le 29 September 2020

New, quirky accommodation has just opened this summer in the heart of the famous vineyards of Châteauneuf-du-Pape: Les Cabanes des Grands Cépages. 15 luxurious wooden cabins have been constructed on the turquoise waters of Lac de la… ...

Cooking lessons at the Maison de la Tour in Avignon

publié le 29 September 2020

Since June 2016, the Jardin de la Tour has become the Maison de la Tour, with the friendly and talented chef Pascal Barnouin at the helm. The restaurant -open daily for lunch and dinner for groups and… ...

New theme park: Parc Spirou

publié le 29 September 2020

The brand new Parc Spirou amusement park is opening on 1 June 2018 between Avignon and Carpentras. Unsurprisingly, it’s themed around the Spirou comic strip. And although Spirou himself is the park’s symbol, the attractions will be… ...