Lashings of Leather

We took the chance today to have a leisurely day strolling around our local village of Lourmarin where the ladies found all sorts of treasures including an incredibly beautiful leather jacket or two…. This lovely village is listed as ‘one of the most beautiful villages in France’ nestled in the middle of vineyards, olive groves …

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Adventures All Round

After so many wonderful adventures it was time to take a morning off and relax around this beautiful villa.  Some took the time to relax in bed finishing off the good books they had been discussing with us, others took the time to write postcards home and make excited calls of all they had seen to …

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A Watery Wonderland

A fantastic night of celebrations certainly didn’t disrupt an on time departure this morning to explore yet another wonderful part of Provence as we headed out the driveway en route to L’Isle Sur La Sorgue otherwise known as L’Isle by the locals. A moat of crystal clear flowing water surrounds this ancient town famous for its …

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Celebrations All Round

A very special day for a very special lady saw us starting the day with birthday wishes complete with rose petals surrounding her breakfast plates, a little gift and warm wishes.  I can’t think of anywhere better than to celebrate a significant birthday than the South of France.   Birthday wishes complete it was time …

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A Creative Influence

A sleep in, late breakfast and mid morning departure saw us all refreshed and ready for today’s adventures.  Over the hill through Bonnieux we headed to the small yet very picturesque town of Mernebes.  For those of you who don’t know, this quaint little town became famous after Peter Mayle’s book ‘A Year in Provence’ …

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Silence Please

After a good night’s sleep the team were ready and rearing to go and out the door right on time this morning awaiting all of the adventures that we had in store for them.  First stop, Abbey de Senanque, a fabulous 12th Century Cistercian example of a working monastery.  Approaching down the very steep and …

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A Warm Welcome

Well today we saw the start of our 2016 Provence tours with our guests arriving at the Aix en Provence TGV where they were met with huge smiles and in some cases a sign of relief at having made the long journey from home in one peace arriving safe and sound. Driving in the villa …

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