Cycling in Provence @Vauclusedreamer
Active ProvenceExploreJulie Whitmarsh

Cycling in Provence – Through the Vineyards of the Luberon

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: When I packed my cycle kit to come over this time I put in enough layers to keep me warm in the expected arctic temperatures, hoping to snatch a few precious moments out on the bike before dashing home to thaw out in front …

Saint Saturnin View by VaucluseDreamer
Active ProvenceExploreJulie Whitmarsh

A Colourful Circular Winter Walk In Provence

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: I’ve mentioned before that Winter is a great time to visit Provence – of course it can be very cold, thanks to the clear night skies and subsequent frosts, but the days can be stunning with bright blue skies, little or no breeze and …

Rhone Valley Vineyards near Vacqueyras @TableenProvence
Active ProvenceExplorePaula Kane

Provence is Perfect for the Crazy Weather Lady

Contributor blog post by Paula Kane: Photo of autumn vines in the Ventoux region. People always ask why I leave Calgary for the summer. Why on earth would you want to leave when the weather is so nice? The short answer, I leave to get an actual summer. A real …

Cycling in Provence @VaucluseDreamer
Active ProvenceExploreJulie Whitmarsh

A morning cycling and an afternoon upcycling in Provence

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: Cycling around this area is a delight and even when it’s overcast (like today) it is a perfect way to spend a few hours. After an early wake-up I thought I’d hop on the bike & head across to the lovely Thursday market at L’Isle …

Rustrel Colorado Provencal #ExploreProvence @GirlGoneGallic
Active ProvenceExploreGirl Gone Gallic

Rustrel The Wild West in Provence

Contributor blog post by Girl Gone Gallic: Have you heard of the Colorado Provencal? The Wild West in Provence? Imagine the stunning colors of Arizona’s Grand Canyon at dusk, and you will have an idea of the beauty awaiting you. Sands in infinite shades red, orange, yellow, and even white …

Gorges de la Nesque #ExploreProvence @ProvenceTayls
Active ProvenceDavid & Karen TaylorExplore

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 …

Fun mountain activities for families near Nice @FibiTee
Active ProvenceExplorePhoebe Thomas

Fun mountain activities for families near Nice

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: The Côte d’Azur is of course well-known for its beaches, the “azure coast” sounds so wonderfully inviting, but did you know there’s so much more to this area than just coast? The arrière pays or back country is really what makes this part of …

Cycle the Drome Provencal @ProvenceTayls
Active ProvenceDavid & Karen TaylorExplore

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 …

Parc Vaugrenier Villeneuve Loubet @AccessRiviera
Active ProvenceExploreRebecca Whitlocke

Parc Vaugrenier – Villeneuve Loubet

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Parc Vaugrenier is a park that we visit regularly and it’s easily accessible for many people visiting the region who may be staying in Villeneuve Loubet/Baie des Anges, Cagnes sur Mer, Biot, or Antibes. Vaugrenier: A past Roman site Located off the RN7, the …

Blue Sky Biking #ExploreProvence @TableenProvence
Active ProvenceCurrent EventsExplorePaula Kane

Blue Sky Biking in Provence

Contributor blog post by Paula Kane: Well, well. This is just unbelievable really. The sky has been bright blue, the temperatures between +32 and +36 and no wind. It’s been perfect for weeks, I almost can’t believe it. This past week has been silly busy with my brother-in-law visiting, Jason …