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.
Monday, February 14, 2011
Knights and Elephants in Provence
Nestled in lush countryside a half hour's drive from Aix and 15 minutes from Salon de Provence, the village of La Barben offers an enticing package for children and families: the most beautiful Château in Provence, and the largest zoo. Click here to read more.