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.
Saturday, January 28, 2012
Great Bargain Dining in Aix en Provence
It can be difficult finding great, cheap places to eat in the centre of Aix (especially on the Cours Mirabeau) but I recently followed up a friend's recommendation to try Le Comté d'Aix, tucked away down a side-street in the Old Town. It proved to be a real find. Click here to read more.