By Category: Provence

September 05, 2018

Travelling to Europe with Pets

Provence, Tuscany, Italian Lakes, Travel Advice

We have a number of Holiday Villa Owners that are happy to accept pets - but if you've found a perfect place to stay you still need to get there....

August 20, 2018

More things to do with kids in Provence

Luberon, Provence, Active, Climbing, Cycling, For Children, The Var

Here are all the things we did with our children in Provence this year - so all advice has been tested in the field! The more adventurous things I did...

August 17, 2018

Cabrieres d'Avignon


Built on the foothills of a limestone spur, Cabrieres d'Avignon is a charming village, close to the tourist delights of Gordes, Isle sur la Sorgue and Vaucluse, yet quiet enough...

July 03, 2018

Why did the Popes move to Avignon?

Luberon, Provence, Museums, Historical landmarks

One cannot fail to notice the Palais des Papes in Avignon, a bulky but impressive and enormous piece of Gothic architecture. The popes did not spend long in Avignon overall,...

October 18, 2017

Cycling in the Luberon and up Mont Ventoux

Luberon, Provence, Active, Cycling, For Children

Cycling in the Luberon is fantastic, with quiet windy roads for the roadies and fantastic singletrack and fireroads for the off-roaders. In the interests of accurate research, I’ve been trying...

October 18, 2017

6 things children will love to do in Provence

Provence, Active, Culture, For Children

Provence is a delight for the senses – lavender, limestone, herbs and wine, under a brilliant blue sky. And it’s a place that lends itself to exploration – there are...

October 02, 2017

How to Choose Your Perfect Property

Provence, Tuscany, Italian Lakes, Travel Advice

Rental Properties come in a variety of shapes and sizes and, while we like all of them, finding the perfect holiday home is an art which we can help you...

October 02, 2017

Things to Note

Provence, Tuscany, Italian Lakes

Properties are let fully furnished and equipped, including crockery, cutlery, bed and bath linen. Our price includes final cleaning. Fuel for lighting, cooking, refrigeration and hot water is normally included...

March 23, 2017

How the Vaucluse got its name

Luberon, Provence, Historical landmarks

A river that springs from a giant sinkhole at the foot of the cliff is the secret hidden with the Vaucluse, the "closed valley" of Provence.

March 13, 2017

Abbaye de Thoronet

Provence, Historical landmarks, The Var, Dan's drawings

The Abbaye of Thoronet was the first Cistercian monastery in Provence, so most of the buildings date from the 12th century. They exhibit that classical calm and stripped down elegance...

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