Charlotte Cabon

Oasis in the vines

6 ways to stop time at Villa La Coste luxury hotel

Peek into a luxury hotel with clean lines, nestled in the heart of Château La Coste vineyard in…

5-minute guides

The 5-minute essential guide to French lavender

Its gentle aroma evokes sunny countryside Provence. At one time only harvested in the wild, today…

5-minute guides

The 5-minute essential guide to Corsican…

Distinguished by its dark green tapered leaves, thin skin, small size and irresistible flavour, the…

Green gold

Provençal olive oil for every occasion

Recognized by French agricultural certifications like three AOCs (appellation d'origine contrôlée)…

Art and craft

La Manufacture Cogolin: the art of weaving…

A stone’s throw from Saint-Tropez in the small village of Cogolin, La Manufacture Cogolin uses…

5-minute guides

The 5-minute essential guide to Christmas in…

Wheat from Sainte-Barbe, the crib and the 13 Desserts of the ‘Gros Souper’... Provence keeps some…

Culture

Aix-en-Provence in Cézanne’s footsteps

Inspired by the light and colours of the Midi, and captivated by the Massif de Sainte-Victoire,…

Roy René calissons, made in Aix-en-Provence.

The manufacturing secrets of the calisson of…

In the countryside of Aix, Roy René's calissons factory produces some of the most incredible…

5-minute guides

The 5-minute essential guide to Bourbon vanilla

Carefully ripened on Reunion Island, Bourbon vanilla is known as the best money can buy.

Monumental masterpieces

Montpellier, a gem for architecture lovers

With the opening of the MOCO on June 29, Montpellier affirms its artistic side as an unmissable…

After the cicadas went to sleep

Experience magical summer nights in Provence

As the cicadas slow their singing at dusk and the night reveals a star studded sky over Provence,…

Landmarks

5 abbeys to visit and keep cool this summer in…

Within the sun-bathed walls of Provence, churches and shady cloisters hide behind secular abbeys,…