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.
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Is This the Most Sumptuous B&B in Provence?
With its discreet black-painted door, the sober facade of 28 à Aix, tucked away in an historic 17th century street in the Mazarin Quarter, conceals a voluptuous haven of calm. It's certainly the most luxurious B&B in town, with prices to fit. Click here to read more.