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Organic spa opens at the Château de Massillan

published on 14/08/2020

This beautiful, eco-conscious hotel surrounded by vineyards to the north of Orange has just opened its own organic spa. ...

Our ideas for keeping cool in Provence

published on 06/08/2020

Set off on a guided tour at sunrise or sunset A number of Tourist Offices or professionals offer guided tours at sunrise or after nightfall during the summer months. Here’s… ...

Top of Mont Ventoux closed for redevelopment works

published on 29/06/2020

The summit of the mountain is currently closed for redevelopment works which aim to protect the natural environments and better regulate the flow of traffic. As a result, it will be closed to motor vehicles until Spring 2021. ...

Roaming Vaucluse: a bike tour of Gordes

published on 29/06/2020

This 70 km trail explores the Luberon's hilltop villages, including Gordes, Oppède, and Ménerbes. It's the latest of our bike trails in Vaucluse. ...

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,… ...