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 16, 2013
The Largest Ceramics Fair in France, This Weekend
The town of Aubagne is famed for its fine local clay, its terracotta santons (Christmas crib figures) and its pottery. And every second year in August it hosts Argilla, the largest ceramics fair in France. 2013 is an Argilla year and the event takes place this weekend - with an added bonus for lovers of cutting-edge ceramics. Click here to read more