Provence is the Right Place for Picnics
Our time in Provence passes far too easily. The days slip by in a gentle pattern of dog-walking, cycling, pottering around local villages and just sitting, chatting, whilst we set the world to rights.
I know we should be doing lots of other things too, like making the most of visiting local restaurants and enjoying evenings out, but however hard we have tried, it just isn’t us. I find I spend too much time stressing about what I should wear (from my extensive wardrobe of 2 dresses) and can never fully relax when we are out. But, I suppose after nearly 55 years, I should accept it. Continue reading here for Vaucluse Dreamer’s favourite picnics in Provence, along with her photos.
Picnic Ideas From Provence
Summer holidays call for easy recipes and portable meals that work just as well at the beach as on a buffet table. This summer picnic menu is inspired by the endless sunny days and cicada-filled symphonies of Provence. So enjoy summer this summer menu for dining al fresco with these easy to pack in your hamper.
Make sure to include a bottle of chilled rosé or other beverage of your choice. This market bag also serves as a terrific picnic basket.
For some reading after your meal, enjoy this delightful book by Elizabeth Bard.
More on Picnics in Provence
Keith Van Sickles writes about the Secrets of St-Rémy: The Best Place for a Picnic.
In this article, Tasha Anne Powell explores the essential ingredients for Provencal picnics.