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

Les Baux de Provence is a picturesque village about 75 km southwest of our home in Sablet. The village sits in a spectacular sight on a rocky outcrop with ancient houses and a ruined castle perched on top of the village overlooking the plains to the south.

Within walking distance of Les Baux de Provence, is Val d’Enfer (Valley of Hell): the site of old quarries. There you will find an original permanent exhibition entitled “Carrières de Lumières” (formerly “Cathédrale d’Images”). Opened originally in 1977, the show is located in an abandoned limestone quarry.

…Continue reading here for details on the 2017 show The Fantastic and Wonderful world of Bosch, Brueghel, Arcimboldo. Enjoy Michel’s photos of their visit and the perched village of les Baux de Provence.

Read more posts about this venue and les Baux de Provence here.

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Carrières de Lumières
Route de Maillane
13520 Les Baux-de-Provence

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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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