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6 things to do with children in Provence

Added on February 2nd 2017 — Churches and Castles, hikes and walking, Latest news, Luberon, Museums

6 things to do with children in Provence

Provence is a delight for the senses – lavender, limestone, herbs and wine, under a brilliant blue sky. And it’s a place that lends itself to exploration – there are endless caves, castles, villages and hidden secrets to be found. Perfect for adventures with children! Here are 6 of our favourites, mainly in the Luberon: … Read more »

Cycling in the Luberon – and up Mont Ventoux

Added on May 14th 2015 — Active, cycling, Latest news, Luberon

Cycling in the Luberon - and up Mont Ventoux

Cycling in the Luberon is fantastic, with quiet windy roads for the roadies and fantastic singletrack and fireroads for the off-roaders. In the interests of accurate research, I’ve been trying to do a little of both and can heartily recommend either. In the bottom of the valley, running between Coustellet and Apt is an “Avenue … Read more »

How the Vaucluse got its name

Added on February 27th 2015 — Churches and Castles, Luberon, Museums, Restaurants

How the Vaucluse got its name

The heart of the Vaucluse holds the secret to its name: an enormous, powerful river that starts from a sinkhole beneath high limestone cliffs in a blind, closed valley. The volume of water coming out of the ground varies with the weather but is always enough to generate a river from apparently nothing, springing from … Read more »