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, January 12, 2014
Horsing About in Avignon
A midwinter highlight in Avignon, Cheval Passion (Horse Passion)
is a celebration of all things equestrian. One of the leading events of
its kind in Europe, it features 1,200 horses, 250 exhibitors and 90
hours of events and performances in 2014 - and it gallops off this week. Click here to read more