As you wander the meandering cobbled streets of Les Baux-de-Provence,
between the shadows of its medieval buildings, close your eyes.
You’ll hear the swish of long gowns and velvet cloaks hurrying passed you
and the distant clanking of armour by the chateau.
None of Provence’s perched villages are as atmospheric as Les Baux-de-Provence.
A magical place, where you’ll find yourself wishing ‘if only walls could talk’,
for to visit Les Baux is to journey back in time …….
sits one of the best preserved of Provence’ perched villages ~ Les Baux-de-Provence
A place where time has stood still,
a place which captivates each visitor,
embracing them within the folds of its ancient, stone walls.
secrets to be revealed within its buildings, its church, its chapel
Gaze out at the stunning views from Les Baux-de-Provence over the jagged hilltops which fall away
to frame the lush valley floor of sprouted olive trees, and vineyards below.
And as the church bells announce another hours’ passing allow yourself to pause,
to contemplate the fascinating long ago past of Les Baux-de-Provence’,
its connection to the Grimaldi family of Monaco
and centuries before them, the Three Wise men.
If you only have time to visit one of Provence’s perched villages, Les Baux-de-Provence, one of the ‘Plus Beaux Villages de France’, you’ll have experienced its most enchanting. Can you afford to miss it on your next trip to Provence?