Venasque

Whenever you mention the name, “Venasque” in Provence, the reaction is predictable …. Ah, Venasque – c’est tres beau.  It is indeed a beautiful village, located on a rocky outcrop and surrounded by steep cliffs near the Gorges de la Nesque (the Canyons of the Nesq…

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Menerbes

This village has been the home to many famous artists and authors amongst whom are Picasso during the early 20th Century and Peter Mayle who lived there during the 1980’s and wrote his well known novel(s) “A Year In Provence” and its sequels.  Anyone who watched the dramatizati…

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Gordes

This is the quintessentially gorgeous Provençal village!  In the heart of the Luberon Regional National Park, and perched high on a hill in the Vaucluse mountain range, Gordes is crowned by its Renaissance era Château – and is a must see. Several levels of houses cling to the side of the hil…

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Ansouis

Perched on a hill which overlooks the Luberon plains surrounding the Durance River, Ansoius carries a distinction as one of the most beautiful villages in France. The Château which is the crowning glory of the village is surrounded by beautiful maintained gardens. The Château dates back to the 1…

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