Exclusive: The story of Homme au Journal

Provence art Gerard Isirdi speaks about the creation of an iconic Provence art image Visit a second home in Provence and you are more than likely to encounter the Homme au Journal poster of Gerard Isirdi. ...

The 5 best views in Provence

Jamie Ivey, author of the Moon Guide to Provence, selects his five favourite viewpoints in Provence. Gordes, from the Route de Cavaillon, approx 1 km outside the village. Gordes is the ultimate Provencal hill...

The 5 best picnic spots in Provence

Jamie Ivey, author of the Moon Guide to Provence chooses the 5 best places for a Picnic in Provence. Pont Julien, Bonnieux The Roman Pont Julien bridge is a real survivor. Built around 3BC, the brid...

The five best things to do with children in Provence

Kayaking Provence is kayaking heaven for kids. Whether its the icy waters of the Sorgue, the flamingo filled delta of the Camargue or the unspoiled beauty of the Calanques, jumping in a kayak is a wonderful wa...

The five best wine tastings in Provence

Jamie Ivey, Provence Guru editor and author of the Moon Guide to Provence, selects the best vineyards for wine tastings in Provence. The selection below is a personal one, and is based on the overall experienc...

The 5 best lavender fields in Provence

Provence Guru editor and author of the Moon Guide to Provence selects the 5 best places to stop and take photos of lavender. Lavender blooms in Provence between late June and early August. When a particular ...