• Happy Epiphany in Provence

    Monday, January 11, 2016

    Provence is big on traditions. No wonder why we took our family to Aix en Provence early this month. Epiphany is a Christian tradition that emphasizes on the visit of the Wise Men to infant Jesus on January 6. In order to celebrate, the town created a procession from the Cours Mirabeau to the Cathedrale

  • Tour in Camargue and Provence

    Living the gaucho life in Provence

    Monday, January 11, 2016

    We welcome the New Year on the vast spotless beach of the Saintes Maries de la mer, in Camargue. A one-of-kind place, where gypsies and gauchos traditions prevail. At this time of the year, you hardly meet anyone on the beach. Sand dunes are all yours to frolic, ride your horse or to enjoy sunsets.

  • Did you know ?

    Monday, January 11, 2016

    Santons are clay figurines. It has been created in Provence during the French Revolution times. Revolutionary people were against sole power. They were against the king and against the clergy. They closed churches and people were left with no masses or religious gatherings. However, traditions in Provence remained strong and people would celebrate Christmas in

  • Christmas market in Aix en Provence

    Christmas market in Aix en Provence

    Friday, December 25, 2015

    It is Christmas time and Aix en Provence modifies its look. Wooden houses spread along the Cours Mirabeau and display local delicacies and regional craft. The smell of grilled chestnuts waters mouths and hot wine brings smile on faces. Families will have fun with one of the many attractions around the Rotonde fountain, especially riding