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Caroline LongstaffeExplore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel Tips

Discover Aix-en-Provence with an expert!

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaff: “Provence appeals to so many because the region offers something for everyone. From sea to sky, from mountains to meadows, from history to contemporary, it is an endless canvas.”  Esteemed writer, Carolyne Kauser-Abbott’s, perspectives about Provence. Visit the stunning city of Aix-en-Provence with her here….. …

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Provencal Lavender by the Chateau in Lourmarin @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

A video tour of the Provence’s perched villages of the Luberon

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaff: Explore the picturesque ‘villages-perchés’ of Provence’s stunning Luberon Valley. Starting in Lourmarin, join this video tour through this breathtakingly beautiful countryside. Meander through the vineyards, olive groves and fruit orchards and discover the charms of these captivating historical villages (and these are just some …

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Luberon Abbaye de Senanque @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeExplore: Travel in Provence

The Luberon’s L’Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sénanque

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: Last time on our tour of the Luberon’s perched villages we visited Lacoste and Ménerbes, maybe you missed our next two stops? The mystical ghost town, Oppède-le-Vieux and Gordes, perhaps the Luberon’s most magnificent perched village. From Gordes, the next stop has to be L’Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sénanque, …

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Lacoste across the vineyards @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Lacoste and Ménerbes Two Captivating Luberon Villages

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: Continuing our tour of Provence’s beautiful Luberon hillside villages; last time we took the D943 from Lourmarin, through the dramatic gorge to Bonnieux, Lacoste and Ménerbes now await. Lacoste, a tiny, sometimes forgotten perched village has breathtaking views across the sweeping Luberon landscape, Mont Ventoux and Les Alpes. …

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Avignon city o the Popes @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Exploring Avignon the City of the Popes

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: The magnificent city of Avignon only about 70km from Lourmarin. Spend a day here and discover its rich and fascinating history. Explore the ramparts of its incredibly well preserved city wall, built in 1403, which like a ribbon round a cake, still circles the …

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Visit to lourmarin @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

A video visit to Lourmarin

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaff: Discover the enchantment of this fairy tale village in Provence’s Luberon. Visit its medieval château and enjoy a musical soirée under its rafters. Meander Lourmarin’s chic boutiques, galleries and restaurants, and fabulous Friday market. Explore the stunningly beautiful Luberon region. Its captivating perched villages, sprawling …

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Provencal Lavender by the Chateau in Lourmarin @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeExplore: Travel in Provence

Provence, where the pleasures of life abound

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: What is it that consistently draws people to Provence and to the Luberon in particular, that special ‘je ne sais quoi’ which make this region so utterly captivating? Aside from its natural beauty, perhaps its enduring appeal is, that it remains one of the …

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VinAzur Damien Dubus @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

VinAzur bringing the wines of Provence to the USA

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: It’s always heartwarming when someone I’ve never met contacts me from miles away because they’ve been reading what I write. Just recently someone with whom I share a great passion, asked me to write about what he does. The passion we share is a …

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Pont du Gard
Caroline LongstaffeExplore: Travel in Provence

Visit Pont du Gard here

Contributor blog post and video by Caroline Longstaff: Standing beneath the golden arches of the Roman aqueduct, Pont du Gard, just 6km from Uzès, Languedoc Roussillon, France, it hardly seems possible that this magnificent structure has been here for over 2000 years. Build from local limestone, for 600 years it carried …

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la begude saint pierre hotel #Uzes @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Where to stay in Uzès

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: Imagine falling asleep in a luxurious room, once part of grand Renaissance French mansion or under soft linens in the bedroom a now historical, listed building.  Or staying in an exquisitely, charming bedroom filled with fresh flowers where the warmth and charm of your …

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