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.
Sunday, November 17, 2013
Wine, song and son et lumière: Millévin in Avignon
Here's a nice winter warmer in Avignon on 21 November. Millévin is an all day party to celebrate the arrival of the new vin primeur wine, the region's answer to Beaujolais nouveau. There will be tastings, music, a dinner on
the place de l'Horloge and, as a added bonus this year, a free son et lumière show on the façade of the Palais des Papes.Click here to read more