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Somewhere to eat in the Luberon near Lourmarin, Provence, France
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Where to eat in the Luberon Valley, near Lourmarin

Looking for somewhere to eat in the Luberon, not too far from Lourmarin? As you search you will meander through endless vineyards, orchards, olive groves and at certain times of year, a vibrant carpet of lavender and sunflowers, until you arrive …

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Avignon, Provence, France, Video Tour
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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 …

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Avignon, Provence, France restaurants
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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 …

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Hotel D'Europe, Avignon, Provence, France
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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. …

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Palais des Papes, Avignon, Provence,France
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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 …

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Provencal architecture and the Mistral

Most visitors to Provence and indeed much of the Mediterranean, are usually entranced by the charming features of the local architecture, especially in the countryside. It interesting to learn that much of the construction in Provence, actually, has very little …

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Early morning in Lourmarin

On a chilly February morning, when the grass glistens white with frost, I drew back my curtains to this magical view; the hamlet across the meadow in Lourmarin. It is is mystically alluring, no matter the time of day or year. Treading the worn …

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Plan your stay in Lourmarin visit L'Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sénanque, Gordes, Luberon, Provence
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Notre-Dame de Senanque Abbey, in the Luberon, Provence

As any visitor to the Luberon Valley in Provence will tell you, beautiful photos of  L’Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sénanque are everywhere. For every postcard stand proudly exhibits stunning images of  the abbey, taken in early summer when it is surrounded by its’ spectacular carpet …

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Goult, roof tops of the Luberon, Provence
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The Luberon Valley, fitting my life into this place…….

The Luberon Valley is a gently folded landscape resplendent with vineyards, abundant fruit trees and timeless perched villages. When I am there I never want to leave. Have you ever contemplated moving somewhere else and living a totally different life? Especially …

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Market day in Lourmarin, Lourmarin, Provence, France
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The Lourmarin Market

One of the things I love about Provence are their wonderful weekly markets, Lourmarin’s is exceptional. Even though I rarely missed a weekly stroll, each time there were new things that captured my attention, filling my basket with fresh aromas …

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