France - Provence (PDF Chapter)
Provence evokes picture-postcard images of lavender fields, medieval hilltop villages, bustling markets and superb food and wine – clean, bright flavours, as simple as sweet tomatoes drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with fleur de sel (sea salt) from the Camargue.
- soaking up the seething, heady city of Marseille, with ancient port, stunning contemporary architecture and bags of character
- trailing Van Gogh around Arles, from the state-of-the-art Fondation Vincent Van Gogh to spots where he painted some of his best-known canvases
- spotting pink flamingos and riding white horses in Camargue
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Marseille, Aix-en-Provence, Arles & the Camargue, Arles, Camargue Countryside, Stes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Les Alpilles, St-Rémy-de-Provence, Les Baux-de-Provence, The Vaucluse, Avignon, Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, Orange, Vaison-la-Romaine, Mont Ventoux, Carpentras, Fontaine-de-Vaucluse, The Luberon, Apt, North of Apt, Le Petit Luberon, Le Grand Luberon, Northeastern Provence & the Southern Alps, Pays de Forcalquier, Vallée de la Durance, Gorges du Verdon, Moustiers Ste-Marie & around.
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