The incredible story of Apt, a Queen and the birth of The Sun King

Over the last few weeks, we have got a little bit further under the skin ofthe local area, and it’s taken us to some very different places, most recentlyon a guided tour of the Cathédrale Sainte Anne, in the heart of Apt, focusing on its medieval history. Each year the weekend of the ‘Journées du … More The incredible story of Apt, a Queen and the birth of The Sun King

Fontaine De Vaucluse.

I can’t help but have rather a soft spot for Fontaine De Vaucluse. I can’t really explain why, but there is something about it that just makes me smile. The word Vaucluse derives from the latin ‘vallis clausa’ or ‘closed valley’ a perfect description for the setting of this village, that gives its name to … More Fontaine De Vaucluse.

Events

It’s been such a strange and incredibly sad year, with so much of what we had considered a normal life, being turned on its head as a result of the pandemic. We were in Menton for the Fete Du Citron and Carnaval de Nice, as the impact of what was happening started to hit home, … More Events