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Visit the beautiful hilltop village of Venasque for Lunch at Les Remparts Restaurant

Contributor blog post by Michel:

We frequently take day trips from Sablet to explore the hilltop villages of the Luberon. To get there, we drive down the D4, a scenic route that takes you across Carpentras before it becomes a narrow winding road flanked by cherry orchards until it passes below the village of Venasque.

Venasque is a small pretty village that clings to a rocky hillside overlooking vineyards, garrigue and cherry trees.

…Continue reading here for another one of Michel’s terrific posts about villages in the Vaucluse along with restaurant recommendations. Learn about the history of this town with its massive defensive rampart walls and narrow streets. Venasque is tiny, home to slightly more than 1000 people. Michel, Shirley and their friends enjoyed their lunch at Les Remparts Restaurant. Warning! You might drool over their photos.

Les Remparts Restaurant
36 Rue Haute
84210 Venasque
Tel: 04 90 66 02 79

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Michel and Shirley

Michel and Shirley

Michel and Shirley, live in wine country, in Windsor, California. They have a full family with two beautiful daughters and five amazing grandchildren. Michel's day job is as CEO of Chancellor Health Care, a company which provides housing and services to older adults.

Previously a co-owner of a popular French bistro called Bistro des Copains located in Western Sonoma County California. The Bistro was closed in early 2015, after nine years!

In 2008, after searching for years and visiting many houses they bought a 17th century stone village house in the medieval village of Sablet which is in the Vaucluse region of Provence France.

Please read about the Sablet House (available for rent) and follow their blog Our House in Provence.

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