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, April 17, 2011
A Stunning Modernist Ryad in the Heart of Marseille
The peeling façade of a disused print works in a backstreet two blocks behind Marseille's Old Port opens into a spacious and breathtakingly designed modernist ryad conceived by the fashion and interior designer Annick Lestrohan. British readers: think Dr Who's tardis. Click here to read more.