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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Olives for sale in the Uzes market #Uzes @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeMarkets in Provence and Cote d'AzurTaste: Food & Drink

The best Provencal market is in Uzès

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: A man with hairy ears selling goats cheese, a nun blessing us with her wine!  Smiling locals selling linens, ribbons, baskets, and flowers,  cheese makers, olive growers, and an abundance of fresh produce. How can you not visit Uzès fabulous twice-weekly markets, the most …

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Bec au Vin #Uzes @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Restaurants and dining in Uzès

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: Dining under the golden arches in Place aux Herbes, shaded by the broad sycamore branches in the square. Enjoying ‘feu de bois’ pizzas on a cobbled streets or a pretty terrace. Savouring French cuisine at its best in an elegant dining room or exquisite garden; just a …

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Glimpse into Uzes @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeExplore: Travel in Provence

Watch this video glimpse into Uzès

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaff: The enchanting medieval bastide city of Uzès, just outside of Provence, in Languedoc Roussillon. Come and wander its cobbled streets, admire its gently worn, shuttered buildings. Discover the Ducal château, its Medieval Garden and iconic Fenestrelle tower. …Continue reading here for the rest of Caroline’s post …

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