Situated in a deep vale, the Notre-Dame de Sénanque Abbey stands as a pure example of primitive Cistercian architecture.
Private collections of more than one thousand two hundred pieces collected from around the world, dating back to the invention of corkscrews in the 17th century till today.
Located on the the steep slopes of Vaucluse mountains, near Gordes, Bories village, listed historical monument, shows a very interesting testimony to the way of life in Provence, from remote times till today.
The former Mathieu ocher factory has been converted into a cultural cooperative on color. This conservatory offers guided tours on the manufacture of ocher, geology and all assets ocher and courses and workshops courses on the use of coated and whitewash.
Visible from the garden of the Balcons du Luberon, it draws the eye and holds it. Simply impressive when one is at his feet in the small village of Lioux, it offers great opportunities for hiking. And it is also in Lioux, that I provided the lamb for dinner at Emilien and Emilie Bonnet, sheep farmers.
In Saint-Remy de Provence, The Moulin de Calanquet has an olive grove consists of traditional regional varieties: Aglandau, Salonenque, Grossane, Verdale and Picholine. Their specificity is to produce monovarietal olive oils, to discover the many flavors of each variety by combining them with different dishes. These oils are the ones I use at my table.
10min home on Sunday morning, the producers of the region offer you the best products from Provence: fruits, vegetables, lamb, cheese, honey, flowers … natural market extension, you can also visit every day of the week the store “Naturellement paysan” in Coustellet. At one as the other, I do my shopping for the meals I serve to my guest table.