Lavender fields, hilltop villages and spectacular rocky fjords, rosé wine and bouillabaisse, Cézanne and Van Gogh, cutting edge rap and hip-hop music, Jean de Florette and Manon des Sources, pétanque, scuba diving and Olympique de Marseille: Provence is a vibrant mix of romantic tradition and surprising, fast-changing modernity. This is an insider's guide to the best of it, from a professional journalist living there.
Sunday, January 2, 2011
The Complete Guide to the Top Ten Wine Routes of Provence
Driving through beautiful provençal scenery and tasting fine wine are both hugely enjoyable ways to spend your stay in Provence. So combine them and take one of our ten suggested wine routes, each mapped out with names, addresses, telephone numbers and, where available, email contacts of leading vignerons (wine-makers) along the way. Click here to read more.