Provencal Lavender by the Chateau in Lourmarin @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeExplore

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 LongstaffeTasteWines 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

Visit Pont du Gard here

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 water from Uzès to the Roman city of …

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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

The Best Provencal Market is in Uzès

A man with hairy ears selling goat 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 vibrant in Provence! Every Wednesday and …

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Bec au Vin #Uzes @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

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

Watch this video glimpse into Uzès

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

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