Provence 2022: Cultural events round-up

And so, at last, it might be all over. The Omicron wave is receding and the French government has announced that it will stop compulsory testing for most international arrivals. The Pass Vaccinal, which require...

The Best 5 Roman Sights in Provence

Jamie Ivey  the author of the Moon Guide to Provence selects his top 5 Roman sights in Provence. The selection is a personal one, based upon the visitor experience. 1. Arles Arena The Roman Arena in Arles ...

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 cream 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...