Carrières de Lumières
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Art and Music at Carrières de Lumières and a Walk-Around Les Baux de Provence

Contributor blog post by Michel: Les Baux de Provence is a picturesque village about 75 km southwest of Sablet. The village sits in a spectacular site on a rocky outcrop with ancient houses and a ruined castle perched on top of the village overlooking the plains to the south. Within …

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Marc Chagall's art at Carrieres de Lumieres @ShutrsSunflowrs
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How to visit Carrières de Lumières in Les Baux de Provence

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: In 2016, Carrières de Lumières hosted the incredible art of Russian Marc Chagall. Yet another maestro’s talent splashed upon the towering walls and floor of a former bauxite quarry in Val d’Enfer, by Les Baux de Provence.  Set to a mystical, musical background the spellbinding spectacle was …

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Provence Alpilles Mountains in Autumn
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Must Watch Video Tour in Perfectly Provence

It never gets easier to leave Provence, in fact, it might get harder each time. After several years of spending time in the region, it seems like my list of “must see and should do” just gets longer. Maybe it is because most days are highlighted by an endless sky. …

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News on 2017 Theme at Carrieres de Lumieres

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Next year’s theme for the popular son-et-lumiere show at Carrieres de Lumiere at Les Baux de Provence is…‘Bosch, Breughel, Arcimboldo from the fantastic to the wonderful’. ‘This show explores the fantastic and wonderful world painted by the 16th-century artists. The first part of this journey …

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Marc Chagall at the Carrières de Lumières: Extraordinary

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: The Carrières de Lumières defy description. One could say (aptly) that it is a multi-media extravaganza—about 100 projectors casting 3,000 images on walls as high as 14 meters, spilling onto the ceiling and the floor, and choreographed perfectly with music ringing out from about …

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Chagall Show Opens in Les Baux March 4

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: The Carrières de Lumières (Quarries of Light) is a magical space in a vast cave-like quarry at the base of the village of Les Baux. There in the cool darkness   , …Continue reading here for the details on the 2016 program at Carrières de Lumières featuring …

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Carrieres de Lumieres Chagall @Culturespace
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The 2016 Show at Les Baux will be

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Carrieres de Lumieres, venue of the amazing annual sound-and-light show at Les Baux de Provence, has announced that the subject for its 2016 show will be….Chagall! What an inspired choice. His colourful Russian villages, animals, young lovers, goats, violinists, nudes and peasants, are bound to …

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Winemakers of Les Baux-de-Provence Celebrate 20 years

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: This summer the winemakers of Les Baux-de-Provence celebrated their 20-year anniversary as an appellation. The winemakers group, Les Vignerons de Baux, hosted a party at the Carrières de Lumières in Les Baux-de-Baux (a medieval commune famous for its towering citadel). The setting was particularly …

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Château des Alpilles in St. Remy-de-Provence #StRemy @JillBarth
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An Afternoon in Provence

The world is full of gorgeous places, but a top experience for me is an afternoon in Provence. The weather there this month has been lovely; pools are open and some people have even dipped a toe into the sea. The blooms are outstanding, the air is fresh and the …

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AOC Les Baux de Provence Open House Weekend

By Ashley Tinker The first weekend in June was the ‘portes ouvertes’ of the 12 vineyards that comprise the small appellation of AOC Les Baux-de-Provence here in the Alpilles. They were celebrating the 20-year anniversary of the creation of their small AOC. These vineyards are located next to some of …

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