All posts on April 2016


Vineyards of Provence, France
Around Provence

VinAzur ~ bringing the wines of Provence to the USA

It’s always heartwarming when someone I’ve never met contacts me from miles away because they’ve been reading what I write. Just recently someone with whom I share a great passion, asked me to write about what he does. The passion …

Read more 0 Comments
Avignon, Provence, France, Video Tour
Around ProvenceAvignonCities of ProvenceNearby LourmarinNearby UzesThe Vaucluse

Explore the magnificent walled city of Avignon

Discover the charm of this enchanting walled city, unravel the secrets from its medieval past when it was home to the Popes and the most powerful city in Europe. Explore its museums, cathedrals shops and restaurants, walk over the mighty Rhône …

Read more 0 Comments
Avignon, Provence, France restaurants
Around ProvenceAvignonCities of ProvenceNearby LourmarinNearby UzesThe Vaucluse

Avignon Restaurants ~ where to dine

 Avignon Restaurants offer many dining choices for the foodies among us! From the gourmet sensations of Christian Etienne and Les Cinq Sens, to fabulous home cooked food from Fou de Fafa, or delicious pizzas at Chez Mimmo. They’re all good …

Read more 0 Comments
Hotel D'Europe, Avignon, Provence, France
Around ProvenceAvignonCities of ProvenceLourmarinNearby LourmarinNearby UzesThe VaucluseUzesVisit Lourmarin

Avignon ~ places to stay

The stunning city of medieval city of Avignon, nestled on the banks of the mighty Rhone River home to the Popes in the 1300’s for nearly a century It is surrounded by the breathtakingly beautiful countryside of the Vaucluse, Provence. …

Read more 0 Comments
Palais des Papes, Avignon, Provence,France
Around ProvenceAvignonCities of ProvenceLourmarinNearby LourmarinNearby UzesThe VaucluseUzes

What to see in Avignon ~ City of the Popes

Like a ribbon round a cake, the magnificent medieval city of Avignon is surrounded by a beautifully preserved city wall built in 1403. During the 14th century it was the center of one of the richest courts in Europe. As …

Read more 0 Comments
La Maison Carreé, Nîmes, Languedoc Roussillon, France
Around ProvenceLanguedoc-RousillonLourmarinNearby LourmarinNearby UzesUzes

The Roman city of Nîmes

Magnificent Roman architecture, bullfights and concerts. Sun drenched squares overlooked by stately shuttered mansions. Meandering cobbles streets packed with shops and restaurants. Stunning art museums, cathedrals gardens and treasures from the past. This is the seductive Roman city of Nîmes …

Read more 0 Comments
Isirdi painting from Isirdi Gallery, Lourmarin, Luberon, Provence, France
Activities in LourmarinLourmarin

Isirdi’s picture, creating a special memory forever

A piece of art, the essence of a moment, captured with the stroke of a paint brush or crayon, through the eyes and perceptions of the artist. An instant in time becomes immortalized as a memory that will last forever. The …

Read more 0 Comments
Pont du Gard, near Uzes, Languedoc Roussillon, France
DiscoverLanguedoc-RousillonNearby UzesUzes

Visit Pont du Gard here…..

Standing beneath the golden arches of the Roman aqueduct, Pont du Gard, just 6km from Uzès, Languedoc Roussillon, France, it hardly seems possible that this magnificent structure has been here for over 2000 years. Build from local limestone, for 600 years …

Read more 0 Comments
Pont du Gard, near Uzes, Langedoc Roussillon, France
Activities in UzesDiscoverLanguedoc-RousillonNearby UzesUzes

The Pont du Gard, UNESCO site near Uzès

Just 6 miles outside of Uzès, towards Avignon, serenely merging into the surrounding landscape, sits the spectacular UNESCO World Heritage site The Pont du Gard. It has been here for well over 2000 years, patiently waiting to be explored. No matter …

Read more 0 Comments
Vineyard near Uzes in Languedoc Roussillon
Activities in UzesAround ProvenceDiscoverLanguedoc-RousillonNearby UzesUzes

Wineries and olive oil mills near Uzès

Languedoc Roussillon has a steadily growing and well respected reputation for its wine and there are some excellent wines produced in the Uzès area. Predominantly they use the great Mediterranean varieties, Grenache, Carignan, Syrah and Mourvèdre. Combined with the natural …

Read more 0 Comments