Simiane La Rotonde Cycle
Active ProvenceExploreJulie WhitmarshVillages

Stepping back in time in the Village of Simiane La Rotonde 

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: Over the summer one of our favourite cycle rides took us to the delightful boulangerie at Simiane-La-Rotonde, just across the border from us towards Banon in the neighbouring Department of Alpes de Haute Provence. The boulangerie itself is worth the hour long uphill cycle, but …

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Banon Village Provence Cobblestone Vineyards
Cheryl ShufflebothamExplore

Banon the Prettiest Alpes-de-Haute-Provence Village of Them All?

Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham: At the top of Banon, located in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department, there is the prettiest group of houses all bedecked with flowers, whose colors change depending on the season. This is absolutely one of the most photogenic spots if you are looking for charm.Additionally, as …

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Lac de Quinson @Aixcentric #VisitVar
AixcentricExplore

Enjoying the Water In Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: At last it’s hot in Aix and so we were very happy this week to take to the water. We visited the Lac de Quinson which is on the border of the Var and the Alpes de Haute Provence. It’s all part of the waterway …

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Bauduen at the Lac de St Croix #GorgesduVerdon @MirabeauWine
Active ProvenceExploreMirabeau Wines

A visit to Bauduen at the Lac de St Croix

Contributor blog post by Jeany Cronk @ Mirabeau Wine: The Lac St Croix is an enormous artificial freshwater lake in an area known as the Verdon, a vast nature park that sits above Provence and is framed by the Alpes of the Haute Provence. The best known attraction are the …

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