Domaine de Palerme Jackies Suite
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottRental & Self-Catered Properties in ProvenceStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Holidays in Provence Exploring Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

December Holiday Shake-up Christmas holiday routines can get a bit tedious, and for many people, overwhelming. Why not mix things up this year and book a week in Provence near Isle sur la Sorgue? Delightful Domaine de Palerme, near Isle sur la Sorgue, is available for Christmas or the New …

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Isle-sur-la-Sorgue Antiques
Caroline LongstaffeExploreVillages Towns and Cities

Spend a Sunday Visiting Isle-sur-la-Sorgue Antiques

By Caroline Longstaffe Provencal Antiques Sunday morning is market day in L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue. Known throughout Europe for its astounding array of antique shops, alongside its’ conventional Provencal market, this charming town also hosts an incredible Sunday antique market. Just 39km from Lourmarin, the pretty drive through the Luberon Valley takes about …

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Antiques Isle sur la Sorgue
Caroline LongstaffeInspireShopping & Gifts

Antiques and Holiday Weekends in Isle sur la Sorgue

Antiques Isle sur la Sorgue Over the last 30 years, L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue has become known all over France for its antiques. This picturesque little town has over 250 antique, art and decoration shops offering an extensive array of treasures from amongst its incredible collections. I told you last time how on …

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Magical Provence Lavender Experience June Lavender Tour Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreGuided Holiday Tours

June Lavender Tour in Provence Experience the Magic

Magical Lavender Spotting a lavender field in flower for the first time is magical, but it’s the fragrance that is heavenly. The tiny plants stretch towards the horizon, like small purple streams. It’s little wonder why you see so many images of people posing against this stunning backdrop. Lavender fields, …

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Playing House Memoir
Books on ProvenceGuest PostInspire

Playing House in Provence a Memoir

Sometimes a book’s title brings up old memories. Remember your first house, sometime after college and into your career all of a sudden you were no longer “playing house” it was for real. The following is an excerpt from the book Playing House in Provence: How Two Americans Became a …

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Walking Mur de la Peste Cabrières D’Avignon @VaucluseDreamer
ExploreJulie WhitmarshStay Fit

Walking Along the Mur de la Peste from Cabrières D’Avignon in the Luberon

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: Heading back from L’Isle Sur La Sorgue market this week I thought I’d take the opportunity to stop at Cabrières D’Avignon and seek out a walk that I had heard about that follows some of the Mur de La Peste. The Mur de la Peste, …

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Chocolate heaven in Provence @Vauclusedreamer
Julie WhitmarshLocal Food ProducersTaste

I’ve found my chocolate heaven in Provence! 

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: I make no bones about it – I love chocolate & last night sat with a glass of wine & my latest purchase from the wonderful ‘Chocolatier’ La Cour aux Saveurs in l’Isle sur la Sorgue. Back in February I was staying there (in …

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International Art & Antiques Fair in L’Isle Sur La Sorgue #Provence @VaucluseDreamer
InspireJulie WhitmarshShopping & Gifts

Fine Art and something a bit different in L’Isle Sur La Sorgue

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: More by luck than judgement, the first Sunday of our holiday this summer happened to coincide with the final day of this year’s International Art & Antiques Fair in L’Isle Sur La Sorgue. I must admit that I’d realised the ‘happy coincidence’ a few …

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Spring Events in Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottInspireWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Spring Events in Provence Discover What’s On 2022

Spring Events in Provence Springtime in Provence is lovely. As is the case with most of the year, the sun shines brightly, but expect the odd rainstorm. Moisture in this period is critical for the grapes, olives, and almonds to start their growing cycles. Expect to see the apple, pear, …

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Aix-en-Provence Fresh Produce Market
Guest PostMarkets in Provence and Cote d'AzurTaste

Springtime at the Aix-en-Provence Markets

Provence takes a long time to wake up in the morning. Especially on market days in Aix-en-Provence. It may be cold, grey, and dark when the market vendors arrive, but eventually, the market starts to buzz when the sun rises. Vendors begin arriving at 5:30 am for set up. I …

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