Provence Guide

Provence Guru – The Provence Guide

We’re dedicated to producing the best on-line Provence guide.


The Guru is run by husband and wife Jamie and Tanya Ivey.

Jamie is the author of four award winning travel books about life in the South of France.  His books have been published globally, including American, Chinese, Dutch and Polish editions. He has also written the Luberon section of the Time Out Guide to the South of France. He has been featured frequently in the UK national press including The Times, the Daily Mail and the Daily Express. He is also frequently featured in French focused magazines.  TV appearances include UK TV Food, and Canadian breakfast television (see clip below)

Tanya is the picture editor of the Guru, a photo journalist whose work has been published in the UK national and French regional press. Joining them on the Guru editorial team are restaurant critic Perestrello Geller, head chef Claude Garcia,  art critic Clara Dickson, and lifestyle blogger Dan Briggs. The Guru welcomes all article and photo contributions on the subject of Provence.

We also offer the following services:

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Editor Jamie Ivey explains all about Provence Guru on Canadian morning TV:

If you are planning on visiting Provence in 2016/17 we know you want your stay to be perfect. And so at the Guru we offer a range of hotel recommendations.  We’ve also selected what we believe to be the best rental villas in the area. Booking enquiries can be made direct through the ProvenceGuru website.

Here at the Guru we refresh the site with entirely new features, articles, restaurant reviews and recipes, every quarter.

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Enjoy the site…here’s a little gallery of Provencal images to get you started: