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How to visit Carrières de Lumières in Les Baux de Provence

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe:

In 2016, Carrières de Lumières hosted the incredible art of Russian Marc Chagall. Yet another maestro’s talent splashed upon the towering walls and floor of a former bauxite quarry in Val d’Enfer, by Les Baux de Provence.  Set to a mystical, musical background the spellbinding spectacle was breathtaking once again.

Even for the art philistines amongst us, Carrières de Lumières never fails to captivate. It is an enchanting visionary thrill, hard to tear yourself away from but one you’ll leave excited to return to for the following year’s stunning performance!

…continue reading here for more detail on the history of this amazing cultural venue. You will book your tickets to the show once you see Caroline’s gorgeous photos of the 2016 Marc Chagall show at Carrières de Lumières and the perched village of Les Baux de Provence.

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Caroline Longstaffe

Caroline Longstaffe

A traveller at heart, Caroline says she was most probably born under a wandering star. This English girl lives in California, but has a soft spot for France. After living in Provence for 18 months, she admits that she is now torn between the towns of Uzes and Lourmarin - she cannot decide which is her favourite. During her stay in Provence, Caroline launched her blog Shutters and Sunflowers. Her blog is about passion, about living the journey not waiting to get to the destination.

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