Gorges de la Nesque #ExploreProvence @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExploreStay Fit

Biking Gorges de la Nesque 

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: 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 …

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Cycle the Drome Provencal @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExploreStay Fit

Another cycle into the Drome Provencal

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: We are accommodating more cyclists this year, Nigel and his wife Jenny are on their second visit, Nigel (pictured) is a very experienced road and mountain biker, and so I was a little nervous joining him and our friends Kevin & Siobhan, also very experienced …

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Visit to Curcuron #Luberon @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExploreVillages Towns and Cities

Must Do Provence: A visit to Cucuron 

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: We almost bought a village house in Cucuron… How different life might have been! It’s a charming village, home to about 2000 villagers, on the south side of the Luberon, a short drive to Lourmarin and accessible to Aix en Provence. Tuesday is market …

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Photos of Goult in the Luberon #ExploreProvence @DavidTayls
David & Karen TaylorExploreVillages Towns and Cities

Goult Luberon Village Well Worth a Visit

We attend the annual Christmas carol service in Goult each year, it’s often cold and not the time to wander around the village! By contrast, when we visited this week it was the complete contrast, almost too hot to walk around! We had forgotten just how nice it is, …Continue reading …

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Drome Provencal @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExploreStay Fit

Cycling into the Drome Provencal

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: I am continuing to train for a further ascent of Mont Ventoux in the coming weeks so my Tuesday ride took me over the hills past Javon and down to Sault. As ever the first glimpse of Ventoux with the lavender in full bloom …

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Mont Ventoux a big ride @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExploreStay Fit

Conquering the mighty Mont Ventoux

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: As many people know cycling is the number one sport in France and the Luberon is the perfect location to enjoy it, there is a long flat cycle path running from Cavaillon to as far as Forcalquier, whilst there are many quiet back roads …

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Lavender in Provence #Cycling @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExploreStay Fit

Beautiful Lavender Cycle in Provence

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Cycling from Lagarde Apt down to Sault yesterday was such a pleasure (getting up there was a tad more challenging) , the Lavender is now in full flower, the perfume as you cycle past is amazing as is the sound of the bees worked …

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Dinner #Goult @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

Another Enjoyable Dinner in Goult at Le Carillon

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Le Carillon in Goult, opposite the church is a friendly, smart restaurant with an a la carte menu or fixed price at 36€ or 48€ which covers three courses and an amuse bouche . There is a good wine list from the local area …

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Accommodation in Provence @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExpat Living and Real Estate

Renovations In Provence: Making some improvements

By David Taylor: As many of our regular guests know occasionally it rains in Provence! Over time this has impacted the condition of our entrance driveway so in the autumn of last year we started gaining advice and estimates for the work to be carried out before the start of …

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David & Karen TaylorRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

Fabulous dinner at La Bartavelle in Goult

The 2016 season has begun, a sure sign of which is the reopening of many of our favourite restaurants. La Bartavelle is a small cosy restaurant seating about 20 covers in the back streets of Goult. The menu at 45 € offers an amuse-bouche followed by a choice of two …

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