The five best shops in Provence

A personal selection of the most enjoyable places to shop in Provence by author of the Moon Guide to Provence, Jamie Ivey. 1.Rose and Marius, Aix en Provence, 3 Rue Thiers. The founder of Rose and Marius, Mag...

The five best ice creams shops in Provence

Move over Italy, Provence is the new home of quality ice cream making. There's fresh fruit and fresh talent in abundance, so here's a little round-up of the best places to get a cooling cone. C for Provence, L...

The Five best things to eat in Provence

Bouillabaisse Beginning the list it has to be bouillabaisse, the king of fish soups, the golden broth of Marseille, the elixir of the Gods....the hyperbole never seems to end. Order bouillabaisse in ...

The Five Best Markets in Provence

Jamie Ivey, author of the Moon Guide to Provence, selects his 5 favourite Provencal markets. Cucuron - Tuesday morning The Cucuron village etang The small southern Luberon village of Cucuron hosts o...

The 5 best rosés in Provence

Jamie Ivey the author of the Moon Guide to Provence and three award winning travel books about pale pink wine (Extremely Pale Rosé, La Vie en Rosé and Rosé en Marche) chooses his favourite Provence rosés. ...

The five best hikes in Provence

The five walks listed are the most beautiful and remarkable in Provence. Many would make a list of the best hikes in France/Europe. Put your walking boots on and enjoy. All walks selected by Jamie Ivey Prove...