Cycling Nice Velo Bleu
Active ProvenceExplorePhoebe Thomas

Try Cycling in Nice by Using a Vélo Bleu

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: Cycling along the seafront, along the splendid Promenade des Anglais in Nice, looking out across the dazzling azure sea, is one of our favourite family activities. No longer do we have to faff around fixing the bike rack to the car to load up …

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Mont Ventoux Sign
Active ProvenceAixcentricExplore

What Happened to the Famous Sign at the Top of Mont Ventoux?

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: According to le Fils Aixcentric who cycles up there regularly, the Mont Ventoux sign has been taken before, and has been replaced, each time with different heights recorded.  The most recent height (see the photo) of 1911m …Continue reading here to find out about the “Ventouman” who has …

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Travel Tips for Free Family Fun in Nice France
Active ProvenceExplorePhoebe Thomas

Travel Tips for Free Family Fun in Nice France

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: I’ve recently had the pleasure of writing a guest post for one of my favourite travel blogs, The World is a Book all about free things to do in Nice with children as part of a series of free things to do in cities all …

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Mont Ventoux Cyclists
Active ProvenceCheryl ShufflebothamExplore

Riding Mont Ventoux “I’m Never Doing This Again!”

Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham: As I waited with anticipation at an ancient fountain in the village of Bédoin for my husband to complete his third ride of Mont Ventoux, I spotted him. Anxiously, I asked, “How did it go?” Grinning but determined, he said, “I’m never doing this …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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