Let the train take the strain!

Let the train take the strain!

From 1st May a new direct rail service starts leaving London St Pancras at 7.19am arriving in Avignon TGV station at 14.00 where you can rent a car and drive the short distance to the Luberon. By 16.00 you’ll be on the terrace with a glass of rosé! The return...
Fabulous Lunch at L’Estrade

Fabulous Lunch at L’Estrade

  Our regular clients know the secret of L’Estrade, good home cooked food, friendly service and a great atmosphere. Anne-Lo is in the kitchen and Gaelle serves out front. The black board menu changes daily with local produce and always a choice of meat,...
It’s hard graft!

It’s hard graft!

The cherry blossom is spectacular at present, literally daily, trees are bursting into colour. And in every field you look at whether cherry trees or grape vines there is someone at work. We have noticed over time as the cherry trees age, they are cut down and then...
Doors

Doors

Saint Saturnin Les Apt is a village known for several things including its fountains and doors . This one belongs to a friends house near Cours de la Liberte, like the fountains they make a great photograph opportunity.
Excellent dinner out

Excellent dinner out

We were treated last night to a wonderful meal at the restaurant ‘La Bartavelle ‘ in the lovely nearby village of Goult. Karen’s Mum has been staying with us and always enjoys a meal out and is really quite a goumet having eaten at many of the local...
A link back to the past

A link back to the past

  Since 2006 I have maintained a blog of our activity in the Luberon which includes photographs of the construction of our houses and gites, lots of pictures of the glorious scenery changing each season, lots of food and villages and us geting older!! Take a look...