The 5 best festivals in Provence

Jamie Ivey the author of the Moon Guide to Provence selects his favourite 5 Provencal festivals Fete de Transhumance, Saint Remy de Provence, Whit Sunday I love this festival. My favourite part is the astound...

5 Best Secret Sights in Provence

Jamie Ivey, the author of the Moon Guide to Provence (Dec 2019), selects his favourite "secret sights" La Chapelle Notre Dame de La Pitié; Sanary Sur Mer High on the headland to the west of Sanary Sur Mer p...

Carre du Palais Restaurant Avignon

So often restaurants next to major tourists sights are an unmitigated disaster.  A captive audience means high prices and below average food. The Carre du Palais right opposite the Palais des Papes in Avign...

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 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...