Reasons Why You Should Plan a Visit to Gardanne
Contributor blog post by Aixcentric:
I have to confess driving round/past/through Gardanne several times but never stopping to have a look round. We did, this week, and found it interesting. It wasn’t a good start as the tourist office was shut. We had checked the opening hours on the website but when we got there, they had one of those completely infuriating ‘Fermeture exceptionelle’ signs stuck on the door …Continue reading here
This village is like many others in Provence with cobbled streets and hilltop views. However, not every town can boast that famous painter Paul Cézanne lived there for a year and recorded the village on canvas – his only painting of a Provencal village. Read Lynne’s post for details on their visit and a list of top sites to see while you are there.