War Memorial Provence Vaucluse
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A War Memorial amongst the Lavender Fields in the Vaucluse

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: Back in the Summer we spent some time exploring the pretty village of Simiane-La-Rotonde, a few miles away from us in the neighbouring Department of Alpes de Haute Provence. Whilst we were there we noticed the names of five (5) English Airmen had been added …

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Simiane La Rotonde Cycle
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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 Visit Explore Provence @ProvenceTayls
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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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towers of Caseneuve @Vauclusdreamer
Explore: Travel in ProvenceJulie WhitmarshStay Fit in Provence

Beyond the Veloroute – cycle to Simiane La Rotonde

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: I have to admit to being rather tired last night. Yesterday’s cycle took us onto one of the roads that turns left just before the end of the Veloroute du Calavon and it felt as if we spent most of our time going up …

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