Friday, June 20, 2014

Shopping comes to Provence

Les Terrasses du Port is an impressive new shopping centre in Marseilles adjacent to the main shipping port.
Your taste buds will be tantaslised when you enter the `La Grande Halle` where there are many restaurants and gourmet food outlets;

On the first and second floors are a range of boutiques including Printemps  a stylish department store.

`En Terrasse` is a vast esplanade of restaurants overlooking the harbour , you will almost feel you are at sea when dining there!
5 levels of parking make easy access when approaching from the Luberon, it takes about 90 minutes drive.
There is a huge amount to see in Marseilles, France`s second biggest city, including the Vieux Port and new Mucem museam. 

Thursday, June 12, 2014

The Red hat! Le Chapeau Rouge

Just outside the charming village of Simiane la Rotonde, on the main road to Banon, is this authentic restaurant run by Christian & Cathy , Le Chapeau Rouge . The fixed price lunch of 14,90 offers 3 small and simple home made courses , and with a pichet of rose , coffee at 40€ you cant go wrong! its a lovely view and being lunch time you could count on one hand how many cars passed by.

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Hotting up!

its normally after the 15th June that the Luberon hots up, not this year, a rather pleasant weekend  and week lies ahead, Perfect for my birthday !