Two Weeks in Provence – Day 10 – A ‘crafty’ morning @ Forcalquier

To be honest after 2 days of going to markets the boys felt they needed the morning off and opted to stay at the house whilst hubby & I headed off to Forcalquier for the morning. As I mentioned last week the market at Forcalquier seems to have more of a local craft focus than … More Two Weeks in Provence – Day 10 – A ‘crafty’ morning @ Forcalquier

I is for L’Isle Sur La Sorgue (and a bit of shopping)

I’m currently counting down until my next visit to the Luberon and planning a first day’s cycle to L’Isle Sur La Sorgue to make sure I get there in time for breakfast in the delightful Café De France, where I can sit and watch the bustle of the Sunday market setting up around me. The … More I is for L’Isle Sur La Sorgue (and a bit of shopping)

Real Fruit

A tweet appeared on my time-line today from Vaucluse Tourisme (@ProvenceGuide) with a stunning photo of a basket overflowing with local fruit. Barquettes of strawberries, furry skinned peaches and apricots, large purple cherries and of course the delightfully fragrant melons. This got me thinking of the local markets that bring people flocking to the villages … More Real Fruit