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A new chef at the Domaine de Fontenille

published on 18/06/2020

Stepping into the shoes of Jérôme Faure, a new chef is taking over the kitchens of the beautiful Domaine de Fontenille, a Michelin-starred restaurant in the Luberon. Michel Marini will be assisted by Eric Frechon. ...

Latest lavender news at Aroma’Plantes

published on 08/06/2020

On the southern slope of Mont Ventoux, Aroma'Plantes farm and organic distillery never fails to delight with their brand-new ways to discover lavender from every angle. ...

Côteaux du Ventoux cherries now protected by PGI designation

published on 05/06/2020

For the first time in France, a cherry has been designated PGI (Protected Geographical Indication)! The tradition of cherry cultivation in this region has been recorded as far back as the 17th century, and this appellation is the result of generations of hard work to perfect the quality of the fruit. ...

Yoga with a view

published on 02/06/2020

Imagine a yoga session surrounded by contemporary art at the Lambert Collection, or by classical statues in Avignon’s Calvet Museum, or outdoors in a sunny vineyard or lavender field… Provence offers plenty of inspiring locations for yogis who want a change of scenery! ...

The hydroelectric dam at Bollène opens to the public

published on 29/05/2020

You can now come and explore Bollène’s historic hydroelectric power plant on the Rhone river! This masterpiece of industrial architecture was one of the last massive infrastructure projects to be built in post-war France. Commissioned in 1952,… ...

Cavaillon’s hidden gem: the incredible Hôtel d’Agar

published on 29/05/2020

Fans of culture, of the unexpected, of old stonework and contemporary art will love this hidden treasure in Cavaillon. It certainly merits a detour from the D900 road which crosses the Luberon to this ancient town which… ...

Experience the Roman Theatre in Orange with a virtual reality headset

published on 29/05/2020

At the Roman Theatre of Orange, visitors can now extend the traditional tour of this ancient monument with a seven-minute Virtual Reality experience that immerses them in its two-thousand-year history. This is a real bonus, while the… ...

New: the Botanical Garden at Domaine de la Citadelle

published on 28/05/2020

This project has been a work in progress for the past 2 years and has just opened. Its 5 ancient dry-stone wall terraces contain different types of plants: aromatic, medicinal, wild, magical… all with a stunning view… ...

Vaucluse by electric mountain bike

published on 26/05/2020

Sport fanatics were delighted by the opening of the Vaucluse Long Distance Mountain Bike trail two years ago. And for those of us who enjoy sports and the great outdoors, but don’t relish the physical exertion of… ...