Lac de Sainte Croix Alpes de Haute Provence
ExploreLaura SnoekRoad Trips South of France

Why Visit the Gorges du Verdon and Lac de Sainte Croix

Contributor blog post by Laura: The Grand Canyon of France! A very beautiful place! Turquoise waters, impressive cliffs, and a beautiful lake for all kinds of water activities. If you are in the South of France, you should definitely visit the Gorges du Verdon! The most accessible part of the gorges …

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Simiane La Rotonde Cycle
ExploreJulie WhitmarshStay FitVillages Towns and Cities

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 …

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Banon Village Provence Cobblestone Vineyards
Cheryl ShufflebothamExplore

Banon the Prettiest Alpes-de-Haute-Provence Village of Them All?

At the top of Banon, located in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department, there is the prettiest group of houses all bedecked with flowers, whose colours change depending on the season. This is absolutely one of the most photogenic spots if you are looking for charm. Additionally, as you continue to walk up …

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Lac de Quinson @Aixcentric #VisitVar
AixcentricExploreStay Fit

Enjoying the Water In Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: At last it’s hot in Aix and so we were very happy this week to take to the water. We visited the Lac de Quinson which is on the border of the Var and the Alpes de Haute Provence. It’s all part of the waterway …

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Gorges du Verdon #ExploreProvence @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerExploreRoad Trips South of France

Weekend at the Gorges du Verdon

For my birthday last month, Robin and I headed off for an indulgent long weekend. When in Europe eh? We had been to the Southern parts of the Gorges du Verdon where you’ll find many turquoise lakes. …Continue reading here for more on Ashley and Robin’s road trip to the visit …

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