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Journey of Provence: The Villages, Part 2

Day 2 Les-Beaux-de-Provence - We drove south into the Bouches-du-Rhone region and as we wound through the beautiful rock landscape of the Alpilles hills across an opening you see Les-Beaux-de-Provence, one of France's most visited tourist sites. Quite different than your typical Provence village, its perched atop a dramatically rocky plateau. The Châteaux des Baux [...]

Journey of Provence: The Villages, Part 1

First decision in planning our trip...where to stay? I was looking for a quintessential Provençal farmhouse in the country yet central to all the villages we wanted to cover, mostly in the Vaucluse region. La Bastide de Voulonne was the answer.  Penny and Julie Hemery run this picturesque 18th century farmhouse in the Luberon (part [...]