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1406, 2018

Return of the sun

June 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Return of the sun

After exceptional rainfall, thunderstorms and cloud in recent weeks our guests will be happy to wake up to blue skies and warm sunshine today

106, 2018

Another great ride

June 1st, 2018|Comments Off on Another great ride

This simple circuit of 63k takes in the nearby village of Villars, followed by a climb from abt 250 metres to 1100 metres to Lagarde d’Apt ,then passing the Lavender fields heading to Sault with views of Mont Ventoux before heading back via Javon to Saint-Saturnin.

Above – heading towards the hills

Low clouds heading in

Looking […]

306, 2018

Do you like walking/hiking?

June 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on Do you like walking/hiking?

Saint Saturnin Les Apt is the perfect destination if your a keen walker. We have a guide book available with 20 walks from the village ranging in distance from 5 to 20k and therefore for all levels of fitness.

Today a short walk, not included in the guide but none the less taking in the local […]

606, 2018

La Bartavelle, Goult

June 6th, 2018|Comments Off on La Bartavelle, Goult

We enjoyed another fine meal here on Monday.

The menu gives a choice of three starters one of which includes local seasonal asparagus

Three main courses include a fish choice ( wild Turbot) , Beef or Rabbit which I had , and it was superb, pictured below.

Desserts were superb, needless to say the chocolate tube was my […]

3105, 2018

Three hills in one ride – pain or pleasure?

May 31st, 2018|Comments Off on Three hills in one ride – pain or pleasure?

This ride covers 63 kilomètres with an elevation gain of 1367 meters.

Leaving Saint Saturnin you head towards Croagnes with lovely views towards Rousillon

and then climb to Murs .

From here next stop is Gordes , the famous perched village

Then it’s a descent towards the Abbey de Sénanque

Then it’s the pain! The climb to the ‘col des […]

2005, 2018

May poppies

May 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Everywhere you walk, cycle or drive in the Luberon you cannot help but smile at the sight of the poppy fields and hedge grows the line the roads.