Cycling Gorge de la Nesque
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A Cyclists Dream Riding Gorge de la Nesque

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Weather you wish to drive round or cycle the Gorge de la Nesque traces the south facing slope of Mont Ventoux. It is quite spectacular with a diverse landscape of forest and rocks with stunning views. I cycled from home taking the D943 in the …

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Asparagus Recipe @ProvenceTayls
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Spring in Provence: Quick Love Asparagus Recipe

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: The first asparagus has arrived in the markets. Steamed for about 10 minutes, a drizzle of olive oil, shavings of parmesan and then a soft free range boiled egg – perfect for lunch in the spring sunshine. Via:: Accommodation in Provence       

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Lunch at Château la Croix des Pins @ProvenceTayls
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Dine in the vines near Mont Ventoux! 

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Head North between Mont Ventoux and the Dentilles mountains and you will find some quintessential Provençal villages surrounded by Cherry Orchards and vineyards. On the edge of Mazan, is Château la Croix des Pins, making a good selection of white, rosê and red wines – …

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Banon #ExploreProvence @ProvenceTayls
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Banon a Village to Visit in Provence

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Take the D179 then D22 heading north easterly , stop for an ice cream in Simiane la Rotonde and take in the peace and tranquility of this small perched village before you arrive in Banon. Famous for its cheese (typically Goats cheese wrapped in …

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Gorges de la Nesque #ExploreProvence @ProvenceTayls
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Biking Gorges de la Nesque 

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Whether you drive or cycle you the Gorge de la Nesque is well worth exploring. I was lucky to share the experience with one of our loyal clients and very experienced cyclist, Harvey Spirit, the route out of the village on the D 943 passes …

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Cycle the Drome Provencal @ProvenceTayls
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Another cycle into the Drome Provencal

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: We are accommodating more cyclists this year, Nigel and his wife Jenny are on their second visit, Nigel (pictured) is a very experienced road and mountain biker, and so I was a little nervous joining him and our friends Kevin & Siobhan, also very experienced …

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Visit to Curcuron #Luberon @ProvenceTayls
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Must Do Provence: A visit to Cucuron 

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: We almost bought a village house in Cucuron… How different life might have been! It’s a charming village, home to about 2000 villagers, on the south side of the Luberon, a short drive to Lourmarin and accessible to Aix en Provence. Tuesday is market …

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Photos of Goult in the Luberon #ExploreProvence @DavidTayls
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Goult Luberon Village Well Worth a Visit

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: We attend the annual Christmas carol service in Goult each year, it’s often cold and not the time to wander around the village! By contrast when we visited this week it was the complete contrast, almost too hot to walk round! We had forgotten …

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Drome Provencal @ProvenceTayls
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Cycling into the Drome Provencal

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: I am continuing to train for a further ascent of Mont Ventoux in the coming weeks so my Tuesday ride took me over the hills past Javon and down to Sault. As ever the first glimpse of Ventoux with the lavender in full bloom …

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Mont Ventoux a big ride @ProvenceTayls
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Conquering the mighty Mont Ventoux

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: As many people know cycling is the number one sport in France and the Luberon is the perfect location to enjoy it, there is a long flat cycle path running from Cavaillon to as far as Forcalquier, whilst there are many quiet back roads …

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