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

Another Fine walk in Provence

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Walk number one in the local green guide is 11 kilometres – Vaucarlanque Starting at the Chateau in Saint Saturnin Les Apt follow the green markers heading West. There are superb views over the old reservoir, the Perreal with the Luberon behind. There are …

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Dry Stone Wall #Provence @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExpat Living and Real Estate

The great wall is finished!

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Many of our guests over the last year have seen the outstanding work carried out by this lone workmen reconstructing the dry stone wall that retains our neighbours garden. Michel, aged 67 started the work on the 3rd November 2014, laying and cutting by …

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Hiking the Perreal @ProvenceTayls #Provence #Hiking
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Hiking the Perreal

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: The Perreal hill is on the west side of Saint Saturnin Les Apt and the walk gives spectacular views in all directions. From our house we walk the 800 metres to the village and then continue straight across opposite the bar du Platane. At …

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Domaine de Font Alba #WinesofProvence #Apt @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

A new wine domain in Apt

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: We have just discovered Domaine de Font Alba, on the outskirts of Apt. Set in 25 hectares including vine and olive trees, the vines are at between 300 and 400 meters facing South & South East and …Continue reading here Via:: Accommodation in Provence …

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Mont Ventoux view #Provence @ProvenceTayls
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Tour de France 2016

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: It will be announced on October 20 that the 2016 Tour de France will once again include one of the most gruelling mountains Mont Ventoux. Frequently one of the most important stages of the Tour de France Mont Ventoux at 1918 metres high is …

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Domaine des Andeols #Hotels #Restaurants #Provence @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorHotels Provence & Cote d'AzurStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Dinner at Domaine des Andeols

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Domaine des Andeols is a boutique hotel less than two kilometres from the village with six stylish rooms and two restaurants. There are beautiful grounds including a large Olive orchard and lavender bushes plus a superb ‘Plane’ tree which houses one of the restaurants. …

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Aix en Provence La Rotonde #AixenProvence via @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExplore: Travel in Provence

Spend a day in Aix en Provence

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Another of our favourite cities is Aix en Provence, about an hours drive from Saint Saturnin Les Apt, it is a busy university town with a certain chic feel to it, like Marseille stunning buildings, much history and of course plenty of fine shopping …

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Vieux Port #Marseille @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExplore: Travel in Provence

A Day in Marseille

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Marseille is a must do day out whilst staying in Provence. Its about 90 minutes drive from Saint Saturnin Les Apt, parking is easy and reasonably charged. The Petit Train is a great way to see the highlights. The Vieux Port is a big …

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2015 Vendage is under way in the Luberon #WinesofProvence @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

The Vendage is under way in the Luberon

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Whilst the local roads are quieter as the tourist season begins to calm down the latest challenge to ones journey is the tractors towing the trailers laden with grapes. Its been an exceptionally hot summer with low rain fall (until recently) which has led …

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