Les Baux-de-Provence Castle
Explore: Travel in ProvenceJulie WhitmarshVillages Towns and Cities

Treading in ancient footsteps at Les Baux-de-Provence 

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: A few years ago now we headed across to Les Baux-de-Provence with our boys, after having seen the spectacular site in the helicopter footage during the coverage of the Tour de France, which unsurprisingly is essential viewing in our house! Les Baux-de-Provence sits atop …

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Henri Cartier-Bresson Photography
AixcentricExplore: Travel in ProvenceWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Henri Cartier-Bresson Photography Show at Les Baux de Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The Musée Yves Brayer at Les Baux-de-Provence has an exhibition of photography by Henri Cartier-Bresson, who was a friend of Brayer in Paris. Cartier-Bresson, from a well-to-do family in Seine-et-Marne was given a Kodak Brownie as a child, the beginning of his love for photography. …

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Carrières de Lumières
Explore: Travel in ProvenceOur House in Provence

Art and Music at Carrières de Lumières and a Walk-Around Les Baux de Provence

Contributor blog post by Michel: Les Baux de Provence is a picturesque village about 75 km southwest of Sablet. The village sits in a spectacular site on a rocky outcrop with ancient houses and a ruined castle perched on top of the village overlooking the plains to the south. Within …

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Benvengudo Hotel Exterior Les Baux
Hotels Provence & Cote d'AzurKeith Van SickleStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Benvengudo means Welcome to our Hotel in Provencal

Just below the famous hilltop fortress of Les Baux sits the boutique luxury hotel Benvengudo.  The name means “welcome” in the local language and it couldn’t be more appropriate. Walking into the manicured grounds of Benvengudo is like stepping back in time, to a more simple and gracious era.  The …

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Carrieres de Lumieres
Lifestyle: Art & CulturePhilippe GoninetWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Carrieres de Lumieres new 2017 exhibition

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: We were many, last Friday evening, to queue for the opening night of the famous Carrières de Lumières (Quarry of light) in les Baux de Provence to discover the latest show. This year’s show presents works from Jerome Bosch (NL 1450-1516) Primitive Flemish Pieter …

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Art Expo in Provence @Aixcentric
AixcentricArtists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & Culture

Spring in Provence and New Art – is on its way

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The beginning of March sees the opening of new shows in Arles and also over at the Carrières de Lumières at Les Baux. Starting with the Fondation Van Gogh, it is a pleasure to see that they will have 8 of his paintings on show, …

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Marc Chagall's art at Carrieres de Lumieres @ShutrsSunflowrs
Artists Inspired by ProvenceCaroline LongstaffeLifestyle: Art & Culture

How to visit Carrières de Lumières in Les Baux de Provence

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: In 2016, Carrières de Lumières hosted the incredible art of Russian Marc Chagall. Yet another maestro’s talent splashed upon the towering walls and floor of a former bauxite quarry in Val d’Enfer, by Les Baux de Provence.  Set to a mystical, musical background the spellbinding spectacle was …

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Perfectly Provence Video Alpilles Mountains in Autumn
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in Provence

Must Watch Video Tour in Perfectly Provence

It never gets easier to leave Provence, in fact, it might get harder each time. After several years of spending time in the region, it seems like my list of “must see and should do” just gets longer. Maybe it is because most days are highlighted by an endless sky. …

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Carrieres de Lumieres @Culturespaces @Aixcentric
AixcentricLifestyle: Art & CultureWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

News on 2017 Theme at Carrieres de Lumieres

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Next year’s theme for the popular son-et-lumiere show at Carrieres de Lumiere at Les Baux de Provence is…‘Bosch, Breughel, Arcimboldo from the fantastic to the wonderful’. ‘This show explores the fantastic and wonderful world painted by the 16th-century artists. The first part of this journey …

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Carrieres-de-Lumieres-LesBaux-@ModernTrobadors
Artists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & CultureModern Trobadors

Marc Chagall at the Carrières de Lumières: Extraordinary

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: The Carrières de Lumières defy description. One could say (aptly) that it is a multi-media extravaganza—about 100 projectors casting 3,000 images on walls as high as 14 meters, spilling onto the ceiling and the floor, and choreographed perfectly with music ringing out from about …

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