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, March 30, 2013
A New Film About Pierre-Auguste Renoir Celebrates The Luminous Landscapes Of Provence
If you live in the US and haven't make it to Provence this Easter, don't despair: a new film about the great artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir, shot in the Var between Le Lavandou and Saint Tropez, has just opened in selected cinemas. Click here to read more