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St. Saturnin-Lès-Apt: Le Mas Perréal (au lieu d’un Gite)

It’s the height. The entrancing bed and breakfast Le Mas Perréal sits at about 1,000 feet on the southern flank of the Provencal village of Saint Saturnin-lès-Apts, offering sweeping vistas of the countryside and the Luberon mountains across the Calavon … Continue reading

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Ménerbes: Le Mas du Magnolia (au lieu d’un Gite)

From the gardens of Le Mas du Magnolia, the perched village of Ménerbes appears as a large ocean liner floating in a sea of forest green vines, its bow elevated as if in a salute to the far-flung valley below. … Continue reading

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Venasque: La Maison de Charme (au lieu d’un Gite)

Winter, Fall, Summer or Spring, for those who hold the conviction that life is better lived passionately, there are small treasures throughout Provence where one can nourish an amorous appetite in a refined and intimate atmosphere. One particular jewel that … Continue reading

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Lourmarin: Les Olivettes (au lieu d’un Gite)

One might call it a B&B-extra special, more than a bed and more than a breakfast. The uniqueness of Les Olivettes, a luxuriously renovated Bastide on the fringe of Lourmarin, is that its six spacious apartments all have fully-equipped kitchens, … Continue reading

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Pernes les Fontaines: Mas Pichony (au lieu d’un Gite)

If you are among those who share the conviction that, as far as country living is concerned, the passage of time is enriched by the beauty of horses, then the Mas Pichony is your Provencal bed and breakfast destination of … Continue reading

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Le Barroux: L’Aube de Safran (au lieu d’un Gite)

The backstory of L’Aube Safran (“dawn of saffron” alludes to the time of the day when saffron is harvested): A Parisian couple – Marie an interior designer and Francois an architect – check out of the claustrophobic mash of urban … Continue reading

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Goult: Mas de la Médecine (au lieu d’un Gite)

In the heart of the Calavon Valley in the heart of the Luberon, the bed and breakfast Le Mas de la Médecine is on the southern flank of the quiet village of Goult, a short hop to the perched villages … Continue reading

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Murs: Mas de Roquejeanne (au lieu d’un Gite)

A restored French farmhouse perched on a hillside amidst acres of unspoiled farmland with a stunning vista of lavender fields and cherry orchards, the Mas de Roquejeanne is a peaceful bucolic retreat in the Luberon. PVB stumbled on this hermetically-sealed … Continue reading

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Gordes: L’Asphodèle (au lieu d’un Gite)

The sweeping views are glorious from L’Asphodèle, a uniquely-designed bed and breakfast nestled in the verdant “grand calme” a mile up the hill from Gordes, the iconic village of stone edifices ‘perched’ on the side of large hill. Upon your … Continue reading

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Mazan: Auberge du Vin (au lieu d’un Gite)

From the large pool of the Auberge du Vin, you gaze out at an ocean of vineyards which seem to flow up to the slopes of the Mont Ventoux in the distance. What guests treasure about the Auberge is its … Continue reading

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