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.
Friday, August 19, 2011
A Park of Family Attractions in a Lovely Provençal Setting
By way of a post-script to my previous post, and in case you're touring Provence with the kids in tow, here's a guide to the Parc de Figuerolles, a huge, 320 acre park of family attractions in a lovely setting among pine woods and olive groves on the shores of one of the largest lakes in Europe. Click here to read more.