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The House of Candied Fruit opens in Luberon

publié le 29 September 2020

There’s one Provençal speciality that’s not very well known, but it’s very photogenic – candied fruit! Vaucluse has long been a kitchen garden of France, and this technique preserves the fruit so it can be eaten in… ...

The Caves du Palais Saint Firmin in Gordes: a former olive oil mill, a terraced garden

publié le 29 September 2020

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… ...

La Filaventure, the brand new museum of Brun de Vian-Tiran

publié le 29 September 2020

Connoisseurs of French-made quality blankets will know the name Brun de Vian-Tiran, the oldest cloth-weaving factory still running in France. For eight generations and down two centuries, the Brun family has been travelling the world in search… ...

The summit of Mont Ventoux is closed for redevelopment works

publié le 29 September 2020

The summit of the mountain is currently closed for redevelopment works which aim to protect the natural environments and better regulate the flow of traffic. As a result, it will be closed to motor vehicles until Spring… ...

Wine tourism in the Dentelles de Montmirail with Rhonea

publié le 14 July 2020

Rhonea is the name for both the cooperative wine cellars at Beaumes-de-Venise and Vacqueyras, two Rhône Valley vintages. Their assets? The production of several appellations and types of wine –among which the famous sweet white Muscat-, the… ...

Destination Artisanat: visits to Provence craftspeople

publié le 16 June 2020

In 2017 Sarah Cheron set up her own small tourism business, Destination Artisanat, to bring visitors closer to the world of Provence craftspeople. She got the inspiration when she worked at the Chambre des Métiers (Chamber of… ...