Stepping back in time in the Village of Simiane La Rotonde
Over the summer one of our favourite cycle rides took us to the delightful boulangerie at Simiane-La-Rotonde, just across the border from us towards Banon in the neighbouring Department of Alpes de Haute Provence.
The boulangerie itself is worth the hour-long uphill cycle, but it’s not the only attraction as the village itself is worth exploring.
The first time we saw the village I could only think that it looked as if it should have been from the set of one of the Lord of the Rings films.
…Continue reading here to find out why and see Julie’s photos of their ride. Through her post she “walks” you through the centuries in this village, to the Chateau and incredible La Rotonde.
Thanks to their french teacher Marina at Learn French in France, Julie and Andy have a great appreciation for historical village construction.