Bike Riding Lavender Fields Provence
David & Karen TaylorExploreStay Fit

Bike Riding around the Lavender Fields in Provence

Early July is the peak of colour in the lavender fields surrounding us. Whilst I cycled it would be a very pleasant drive and encompasses some spectacular scenery. From Saint Saturnin Les Apt, I took the D179 towards Rustrel and then turned left onto the D34 which takes 12 kilometres …

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In the Footsteps of the Resistance in Provence
InspireJulie WhitmarshProvencal History & Traditions

In the Footsteps of the Resistance in Provence

In the centre of the pretty village of Saint Saturnin les Apt is a peaceful square (home to the vibrant Tuesday morning market), and to one side is a small garden area that sits in front of a dramatic stone wall, which is a memorial to the dramatic and devastating …

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Detox in the Luberon Founders
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Sign-up for Detox in Luberon a Healthy Break in Provence

Enchanting image galleries of Provence flood the Internet. The region is like a pretty girl with an extensive wardrobe, endless photos of lavender fields, market produce, chilled rosé and turquoise swimming pools. The mild Mediterranean climate is a magnet for holiday goers seeking a chance to relax in the sun. …

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Hking in #Provence @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExploreStay Fit

Another Fine walk in Provence

Walk number one in the local green guide is 11 kilometres – Vaucarlanque Starting at the Chateau in Saint Saturnin Les Apt follow the green markers heading West. There are superb views over the old reservoir, the Perreal with the Luberon behind. There are a number of …Continue reading here …

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Hiking the Perreal @ProvenceTayls #Provence #Hiking
David & Karen TaylorExploreStay Fit

Hiking the Perreal

The Perreal hill is on the west side of Saint Saturnin Les Apt and the walk gives spectacular views in all directions. From our house, we walk the 800 metres to the village and then continue straight across opposite the bar du Platane. At the end of the road, turn …

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David & Karen TaylorExplore

Spend a day in Aix en Provence

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Another of our favourite cities is Aix en Provence, about an hours drive from Saint Saturnin Les Apt, it is a busy university town with a certain chic feel to it, like Marseille stunning buildings, much history and of course plenty of fine shopping …

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Vieux Port Marseille
David & Karen TaylorExplore

A Day in Marseille

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Marseille is a must do day out whilst staying in Provence. Its about 90 minutes drive from Saint Saturnin Les Apt, parking is easy and reasonably charged. The Petit Train is a great way to see the highlights. The Vieux Port is a big …

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Getaway Provence September Retreat
ExploreGuided Holiday ToursRebecca Ronane

Getaway to Provence September Retreat for Women

Life often gets in the way of our ability to focus on ourselves. There are kids’ schedules, family activities to juggle and countless other distractions. What about taking time for self-reflection and charting a path to meet your future desires and fuel your passions? September Getaway How about a quick …

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Genuine Provence Experiences St Tropez fishing port – adjacent to the superyachts Jane Dunning
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExpat Living and Real EstateLiving in Provence

Genuine Provence Experiences Inspire Author Jane Dunning to Keep Writing

Jane Dunning is addicted to France. “I’m a real Francophile and have stayed in more than one hundred towns, cities, villages and hamlets in France. Twenty-two of these have been in Provence, the shortest for one night, the longest for four months.” The Dunnings’ four-month stay was as acting caretakers …

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Bindu Trips Provence Lourmarin
ExploreGuided Holiday ToursPaul Shawcross

Provence and Bindu Trips – Opening up infinite possibilities for exploring this region

Bindu Trips is a new paradigm in travel planning which provides all the tools needed to plan the perfect trip. Bindu saves the traveller both time and money with travel itineraries, trip planning and insider tips which allows them to get to the fun part faster! The word Bindu is …

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