Mapping the Markets of Peter Mayle’s Provence
Contributor blog post by The Modern Trobadors:
Twenty years ago, my husband, daughter, and I rolled into Marseille on the high-speed train from Paris. If I recall correctly, the Aix-en-Provence TGV station had not yet been built. We rented a car and drove to Aix-en-Provence, where we would spend several nights before moving to Lourmarin, the small village at the base of the Luberon Mountains. Peter Mayle country.
…Continue reading here for the background on how (and why) the Manfull family fell in love with the village of Lourmarin in Provence. They also have a soft spot for the weekly markets. This post is a great read, with details on some top markets and reasons to visit.