What We Love About Provence
On The Destination
We are 10 strangers laughing, gathered around a gleaming stainless-steel-and-granite island peeling baby artichokes for our dinner. The luminous, beamed kitchen where we work, not to mention the endless glasses of chilled rosé, invite an easy camaraderie. It is the first evening of chef Carole... More
We shopped morning, noon, and night in Provence—we shopped for croissants, baguettes, newspapers, and cigarettes, for tomatoes, peaches, string beans, strawberries, eggplants, mushrooms, and lettuce. We shopped for legs of lamb and chickens, for cubes of beef for stew, and for pork sausages.... More
There are 1,100 entries for fruits, vegetables, stews, soups, breads, charcuterie, pastries, candies, fish, cheese, wine, and other foods on A. Bourguignon’s 1929 Carte Gastronomique de la France. Or is it 11,000?I may never find out. Most of the specialties on the map, which is legendary... More
Sun-drenched days and wildflowers abound in picturesque Provence, France. This region in Southern France runs along the Mediterranean and boasts friendly citizens and a slower pace of life. Sit in a café and sip Pastis, the traditional anise flavored liquor of Provence. Or stroll through the fields of lavender, sunflowers and poppies that inspired famous painters Van Gogh and Cézanne. Those less enthused with the rural lifestyle can visit Aix-en-Provence with its boutiques and museums or explore the port of Marseille and sample the local bouillabaisse, a classic seafood dish. Luxury Link makes Provence France Travel a breeze with properties and vacation packages chosen just for you.