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Biking Gorges de la Nesque 

Whether you drive or cycle you the Gorge de la Nesque is well worth exploring. I was lucky to share the experience with one of our loyal clients and very experienced cyclist, Harvey Spirit, the route out of the village on the D 943 passes Javon, a short way after which you turn left and head towards Methamis

Continue reading here for David’s account of their circuit of Gorges de la Nesque a beautiful cycling route with not too much traffic and fabulous vistas. There are many photo-ops along the route.

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It took just one holiday in the Luberon in 2003 for David and Karen Taylor to fall in love with Provence. This lead to owning a village house in Saint Saturnin les Apt - a holiday home. However, after just a few visits they took the radical step of leaving home and work in Surrey, England.

The plan was to take a year off to explore Provence and learn French. However, after just a few months a challenge of a different sort presented itself - property. It was a piece of land in a wonderful authentic Provencal village in the Luberon and they set about planning and building two houses and gites over a two year period.

Today David and Karen have a three bedroom villa with private pool, two gites and a chambre d'hôte room with a shared pool. Now (2015) they are approaching their 7th season with 50% repeat guests, for a season that starts at Easter and runs to mid-October.

Details on the different accommodation options can be found here.

When not carrying out work duties the couple continues to explore the endless beautiful Provencal villages and towns. Recording their visits in photographs and sampling great food & scenery.

Their blog began in 2006 as a way for friends and family to follow our adventures it is now a great resource for anyone interested in Provence.

Read stories from their blog here.

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