Banon a Village to Visit in Provence
Contributor blog post by David Taylor:
Famous for its cheese (typically Goats cheese wrapped in chestnut leaves) and also the book shop Le Bleuet…Continue reading here for David’s photos of Banon, perched on a hilltop in the Alpes de Haute Provence.
Banon, like much of the South of France, has had human inhabitants in the area since prehistoric times. The village is tiny with a permanent population of barely 1,000 people. Aside from the special goat cheese and the aforementioned book store there are several reasons to plan a visit to Banon.