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.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
A Fantastic New Smartphone App for Hikers and Bikers in Southern Provence
Here's a fantastic free offer for smartphone users: a new app for hikers and bikers features maps and
routes in Southern Provence from the Camargue to the calanques. It has been developed by the tourist authority, the Conseil général des Bouches du Rhône, and covers, logically enough, the département 13: that's to say, the Bouches du Rhône.The app is in English as well as French and available for both iPhones and Androids. Click here to read more