Le Poème de Grignan Restaurant in the Drôme Provençale
We have been to Grignan in the Drôme Provençale several times, an area that falls between the Rhône River and the Alps north of the Vaucluse. So when we were in Sablet last fall with friends Steve and Mary, we took a day trip to Grignan and ate lunch at Le Poème de Grignan, one of our favourite restaurants.
We drove past olive groves and fields with row after row of lavender which a few months earlier must have been a sea of purple and buzzing honey bees. Grignan sits on a large rocky peak crowned by a huge castle, formerly owned by Adhémar de Monteil.
Continue reading here for Michel’s photo tour of this hilltop village with its 13th-century defensive walls. When you visit Grignan (town website) you might want to follow Michel’s lead and have a meal at this gastronomic restaurant:
Le Poème de Grignan
Rue Saint Louis
Telephone: +33 (0)4 75 91 10 90
(Closed Tuesday nights and Wednesdays)