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.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
The Mansion of a Master: Paul Cézanne's Studio at Les Lauves
The studio where Paul Cézanne worked right until the end of his life, the Atelier des Lauves is steeped in the artist's personality and displays his painting materials and personal belongings, for all the world as though he were still there and had just popped out for a breath of fresh air. Click here to read more.