Posts Tagged ‘ Provence ’

Cassis: a timeless port in Provence

Jul 9th, 2015 | By

Unlike too many small fishing ports of the Mediterranean French coast Cassis has kept its soul. No mass tourism, no invading urbanism on the hills surrounding the port, Cassis has succeeded in resisting the property developers.

Discovering the Art of Wine in the Rhône Valley

Dec 7th, 2014 | By
cycling in the vineyards

Natasha explores the wine growing areas of the Rhône Valley and not just for the wine!

Sur le pont d’Avignon

Jul 19th, 2013 | By

]Most school children were taught the song as they were introduced to French but how many of us have been there or know much of the area?

Strong pound encourages Brits to snap up foreign currency in April

May 6th, 2012 | By

Strong pound encourages Brits to snap up foreign currency in April

Experience Ardèche

Jan 23rd, 2012 | By

Jane Egginton discovers a strong identity and villages of character in a hidden but much loved corner of France

Natural Peaceful Provence

Sep 14th, 2010 | By

The lingering smell of lavender in my bags means I’ve been to Provence again. Apart from all the green and carbon reduction benefits it’s a real stress buster to sit back and travel on the TGV, via Eurostar to the South of France. After 6 hours or so all the cares of London diminish. No worry about staying awake on whilst hammering down the Autoroute. Just sleep easy. Forget check in excess baggage charges, Icelandic ash and all that.