A dégustation of a different kind for breakfast!

A dégustation of a different kind for breakfast!

Alerted to the upcoming event in Uzès last Sunday of the “Fête d’Olives” I was up early to take in all that it had to offer as I was heading out to lunch with friends. Already at 10am, many stalls had been set up in Place aux Herbes and right near...
Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

When it is beautiful sunny and warm it’s hard not to think of the beach or swimming and in France I often associate it with a meal of fresh fish or shellfish. Directly south from Uzés and taking around an hour and a half if using main roads, is the lovely...
St Remy de Provence

St Remy de Provence

Population: 10, 660 Distance from Uzès : 54km Market Day : Wednesday I have yet to catch sight of past resident Princess Caroline of Monaco here but you never know…. Meanwhile it is a lovely place to have a wander and a long lunch once you manage to secure a car park!...
Lourmarin

Lourmarin

Population: approximately 1200 Distance from Uzès: 107 km Market Day: Friday Just over 1 -1/2 hours away from Uzès is the pretty village of Lourmarin next to the 15th century Renaissance castle Villa Medicis de Provence. If you approach it from Bonnieux the road goes...
L’Isle sur la Sorgue

L’Isle sur la Sorgue

Population:  approx.19,000 Distance from Uzès: 65Kms Market day: Thursday & Sunday Situated seemingly in the middle of the river Sorgue which has its source in Fontaine de Vaucluse, L’Isle sur la Sorgue has been a favourite of mine to visit for several years...

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