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David & Karen TaylorExplore

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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Banon views Explore Provence @CobblestoneVineyards
Cheryl ShufflebothamRegional Foodie TreatsTaste

Banon A Land of Goat Cheese, Lavender, and Wheat

Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham: The small perched village of Banon, located in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department, is authentic Provence at its best. Banon wasn’t at the top of my list to see but was a spur-of-the-moment stop. What a surprise! I had no idea that it would prove to …

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Goat Cheese and fast dogs in the Village of Banon

Contributor blog post by Nutmeg: Check out the Luberon views high up on the hill in the village of Banon. It is a great place for a hike or lunch, and  home to the fastest dog in France, Dabir a Saluki. If you are lucky enough to be there in lavender …

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Vins au Vert #Banon @Spacebetweenfr
Liz LordRegional Foodie TreatsRestaurant ReviewsTaste

Lunch and Tempting Reasons to Visit Banon

Liz Lord and her husband Mel run an annual tour called Hidden Provence, based out of private home near Forcalquier guests spend 8 nights (7 days) together exploring an “unspoilt area of Provence.” The following post Liz wrote after they finished the guided trip, but before the memories of Banon faded. …

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Roussilon Ochre trail #Luberon @Inntravel
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Inntravel 10 Secrets of Authentic Provence

Steve Jack is the Communications Manager for Inntravel a company that has been offering self-guided walking and cycling discoveries of rural Provence for many years. We asked Steve if he would share his favourite spots in Provence with readers. Here, is his guest post on where to discover the secrets …

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Fabulous local goats cheese Banon @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorLocal ProducersTaste

Fabulous local goats cheese in Banon

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: The nearby village of Banon is renowned for its appellation controlled goats cheese. We are lucky to know a local award winning producer and can recommend a visit to their small shop on the farm where you can buy the freshest goats cheese at excellent …

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Banon Cheese #Provence @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorLocal ProducersTaste

Cheese lovers paradise!

By David Taylor The 23rd Banon cheese festival took place Sunday, it has been a few years since we have been and it continues to attract huge crowds the the main interest being tasting and eating cheese, lunching, drinking and just a very convivial day out for friends and families …

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Tree of the Year Competition: Did Provence Win?

By aixcentric I had no idea France has a Tree of the Year competition…and am delighted to introduce the winning tree from Provence, a 33 metre-tall, 5 centuries old tilleul or lime-tree which grows on a farm near Banon. It is on the archaeologically-rich site of an ancient oppidum, an …

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