Things to Do in Provence

Max Kim-Bee

An 11-day wine-cruise itinerary winds along the Rhône River, stopping at the medieval Châteauneuf-du-Pape, one of the oldest domaines in... Read More

Active travel (cycling; walking; sea kayaking; rock climbing) paired with unexpected cultural experiences (storytelling in Ireland; a game of boules in... Read More

Carole, the gregarious chef and owner of the Good News Café in Woodbury, Connecticut, and her French husband, publisher Bernard Jarrier, host... Read More

As producers of an A.O.C. Vallée des Baux de Provence oil, the 18th-century Château d'Estoublon is required to press its olives within... Read More

The Château produces some of the region's finest olive oils—fruity, rich ... Read More

Producer of both olive oil and wine. Read More

Cooking classes at La Pitchoune, the former home of Julia Child, taught by Kathie Alex. Read More

To purchase the lusty red that Dominique Hauvette turns out under the Baux de Provence appellation at Domaine Hauvette, you'll need an appointment&mdash... Read More

With art scholar Marie-Charlotte Bouton as your guide, tour St.-Paul-de-Mausole, the hospital where Van Gogh painted 140 works. At the Château... Read More

Arnaud Maurières and Eric Ossart's enthralling one-of-a-kind garden, Le Jardin de l'Alchimiste, showcases the sorcerous power of plants and the... Read More

Joël Durand's chocolate flavors swing from the herbal (thyme, rosemary) to the floral (violet, jasmine). Sweetening his international reputation... Read More

Exotic bamboo gardens in Anduze. Read More

This is the defining southern France shopping experience—perfumed, scrumptious, and homespun. On two floors of a lovely old village house, La... Read More

When it comes to off-the-charts cookies in France, all roads lead to Le Petit Duc, whose Oreilles de la Bonne Déesse, or Ears of the Good Goddess... Read More

The shop stocks the indestructible moleskin riding pants worn by cowboys in the Camargue region of Provence owe their erotic cachet not just to the... Read More

But for a true understanding of Frédéric Mistral—whose signal work, Mireille, has all the grandeur of a Greek tragedy—visit... Read More

Buy traditional dishes in yellows and greens. Read More

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