Le Mont Ventoux

Le Mont Ventoux

Known as the Giant of Provence, standing at 1912 metres, Le Mont Ventoux is on the bucket list of many athletes and cyclists. The route from our house & gites takes you to the top via Sault. This is about 24 kilometres.  Leaving home at 375 metres high you will...
Looking to treat yourselves?

Looking to treat yourselves?

We are always on the look out for restaurants that stand out with great food, service & ambience. Somewhere perhaps for a treat on a special occasion. L’Arôme in Bonnieux has it all. It’s especially nice inside set into an old ‘cave’ with...
Our new team members Floyd & Cassie Aug 2019

Our new team members Floyd & Cassie Aug 2019

Many of our regular guests will have met our cats Matisse, Splodge & Ginger. Sadly over the last three years each one past away after wonderful long lives here. After a short period with out cats we missed their presence so carefully embarked on finding suitable...
When it’s too hot to hike head to the forest August 2019

When it’s too hot to hike head to the forest August 2019

The Forêt des cèdres, above Bonnieux is the perfect place to gain shade in high summer. There are easy level walks with views to both sides of the Luberon. Take a picnic, parking is free.  Looking North towards Mont Ventoux with Bonnieux to the right.   Looking...
Pizza in the Colorado

Pizza in the Colorado

At the Colorado Provençal, near Rustrel is the Pizzaria du Colorado, family run and always busy especially with locals who also use the bar, the inside is warm and cosy with lots of tables, outside is a vast terrace, great in summer and at lunchtime after hiking...
two great discoveries………..

two great discoveries………..

We were recommended to a restaurant, ‘Auberge des carrières’ in the small village of Les Taillades, 4 kilometres to the east of CavaillonBut before diving in for lunch we thought we should check out the tiny ancient village, once renowned for its stone...