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Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque

Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque in Provence

Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque, a Cistercian abbey founded in the 12th century, closed during the Revolution and revived by the Cistercian monks in 1998

Chateauneuf du Pape village and ruined castle

Chateauneuf du Pape village in Provence

Chateauneuf du Pape in the department of Vaucluse in Provence, a medieval village located in the heart of a vineyard producing a worldwide renown AOC wine

Isle sur la Sorgue

Isle sur la Sorgue – Luberon – Provence

L’Isle sur la Sorgue or Venice of Provence, a water town made of canals, islets, little bridges and narrow streets and known worldwide for its flea markets

Fontaine de Vaucluse - Turquoise and emerald water

Fontaine de Vaucluse – Luberon – Provence

La Fontaine de Vaucluse, one of France’s natural wonders, a peaceful spring with emerald waters that turns into a spectacular waterfall in the spring

Renaissance castle in Lourmarin

Lourmarin – Most Beautiful French Villages

Lourmarin in Luberon, a picturesque village and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Provence, is ranked among the Plus Beaux Villlages de France

Palais des Papes in Avignon

Avignon – Papal City – Vaucluse department

Avignon – Papal City, a city boasting an outstanding cultural and architectural heritage resulting from being successively occupied by ancient civilizations

Tribunal de Commerce in Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence – Cezanne’s Hometown – Calissons

Aix-en-Provence, the city of Paul Cézanne and major university and business Provencal town also renown for its calissons, a marzipan based confectionery

Pont du Gard

Pont du Gard – Aqueduct bridge in Provence

Pont du Gard in Provence, a feat of architecture and engineering, a bridge part of a 50km long aqueduct built only in 5 years by the Romans 20 centuries ago

Menerbes - A perched village

Menerbes – Regional Park Luberon – Provence

Menerbes, a quintessential tourist village in the Regional Natural Park of the Luberon in Provence and ranked among The Most Beautiful Villages of France

Ornate capital - Glanum

Glanum – Roman ruins – St-Remy-de-Provence

Glanum near Saint-Rémy-de-Provence in Southern France, a ruined Greco-Roman city that lay buried in the earth for 17 centuries and was excavated in 1921

Valley seen from the Hotel de Rouville in Bonnieux

Bonnieux – Luberon Natural Regional Park

Bonnieux, one of the most beautiful perched villages in the Luberon Natural Regional Park boasts spectacular views and an amazing architectural heritage

Carrieres de Lumieres

Carrieres de Lumieres – Baux-de-Provence

Les Carrieres de Lumieres, the ancient bauxite quarries in Baux-de-Provence, converted into an underground cultural and art space by Jean Cocteau in 1960

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Eze village on the French Riviera

August 15 2019

Eze village – French Riviera

Eze village, the Eagle’s Nest, a renowned tourist site of French Riviera and its exotic garden landscaped among the ruins of its medieval castle
Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

November 17 2018

Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild – History

Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, the lavish mansion Beatrice de Rothschild, great art lover and woman of character, built in St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat on the Riviera
French Alps Flora - Cirse laineux - Wooly thistle

June 28 2018

French Alps flora

The French Alps flora gathers some 4500 plant, flower and tree species that grow on 5 distinct vegetation zones or ecosystems found at different altitudes
Laurelled Apollo House - Puymin - Vaison-la-Romaine

June 11 2018

Vaison-la-Romaine, roman ruins and medieval city

Vaison-la-Romaine, a medieval city of Vaucluse in Provence that boasts an impressive number of Roman ruins including a 1st century AD single arch bridge
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