Drome Provencal @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExplore: Travel in ProvenceStay Fit in Provence

Cycling into the Drome Provencal

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: I am continuing to train for a further ascent of Mont Ventoux in the coming weeks so my Tuesday ride took me over the hills past Javon and down to Sault. As ever the first glimpse of Ventoux with the lavender in full bloom …

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Mont Ventoux a big ride @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExplore: Travel in ProvenceStay Fit in Provence

Conquering the mighty Mont Ventoux

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: As many people know cycling is the number one sport in France and the Luberon is the perfect location to enjoy it, there is a long flat cycle path running from Cavaillon to as far as Forcalquier, whilst there are many quiet back roads …

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Lavender in Provence #Cycling @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExplore: Travel in ProvenceStay Fit in Provence

Beautiful Lavender Cycle in Provence

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Cycling from Lagarde Apt down to Sault yesterday was such a pleasure (getting up there was a tad more challenging) , the Lavender is now in full flower, the perfume as you cycle past is amazing as is the sound of the bees worked …

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Dinner #Goult @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Another Enjoyable Dinner in Goult at Le Carillon

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Le Carillon in Goult, opposite the church is a friendly, smart restaurant with an a la carte menu or fixed price at 36€ or 48€ which covers three courses and an amuse bouche . There is a good wine list from the local area …

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Accommodation in Provence @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExpat Living and Real Estate

Renovations In Provence: Making some improvements

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: As many of our regular guests know occasionally it rains in Provence! Over time this has impacted on the condition of our entrance driveway so in the autumn of last year we started gaining advice and estimates for the work to be carried out before …

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David & Karen TaylorRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Fabulous dinner at La Bartavelle in Goult

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: The 2016 season has begun, a sure sign of which is the reopening of many of our favourite restaurants. la Bartavelle is a small cosy restaurant seating about 20 covers in the back streets of Goult. The menu at 45 € offers an amuse bouche …

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Quince @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorTaste: Food & Drink

Quince trees in Provence

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: On one of our many walking routes there are several rows of quince trees (coing in French) which, we saw planted just a few years ago. They have a lovely blossom in spring and produce a very large fruit, but what is interesting is …

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Spring in Provence @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

It’s spring in Provence – officially!

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: It’s incredible how over the last fortnight so much plant life has burst into colour. The cherry trees as always are spectacular giving a white shimmer to the hillside, some are already turning and will soon be producing delicious red cherries. As sure as eggs …

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Olive crop #Olives #Provence @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorTaste: Food & Drink

Record Olive Harvest

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: After last years poor olive crop – this year was a record harvest! 175 Kilos And as an added luxury and complete surprise whilst we were away on holiday our house and cat guardians picked all the olives and took them to the mill …

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David & Karen TaylorLifestyle: Art & CultureShopping & Gifts from the South of France

Bustling Crowd for Antiques at l’Isle sur la Sorgue Market

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: L’Isle sur la Sorgue is not only the Venice of Provence with the river Sorgue running through the town but it is also the antiques capital of Provence with its weekly market. Last Sunday, the …Continue reading here Via:: Accommodation in Provence       

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