Emily Durand

Discover Provence by bike

Written by on August 21, 2018 in Provence-Alpes
Discover Provence by bike

Provence by bike One of the best things about Provence is that you can choose the way you want to discover it. By on foot, in a classic 2CV, by scooter and by bike… Monts du Vaucluse One of the best routes for a casual bike ride is from Goult to Roussillon passing through Joucas […]

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Take a tour of Provence in the fall for all things glorious

Written by on April 4, 2018 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
Take a tour of Provence in the fall for all things glorious

To enjoy Provence in the fall is one of life’s most beautiful pleasures. The shades of autumn colour the vineyards and tree lined squares and avenues. The rays of the sun seem more golden than at their bright summer peak, making everything they touch glow and shimmer like a magical paint brush has daubed the […]

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Three places to enjoy the stunning natural beauty of Provence

Written by on April 1, 2018 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
Three places to enjoy the stunning natural beauty of Provence

Most of us think of lavender, sunflowers, gorgeous markets and hill top towns when it comes to Provence. But, it’s also an area of outstanding natural beauty from its beaches with dramatic cliffs and wonderful bays to its interior landscape of hills, orchards, vineyards and rivers. We asked Emily Durand, an expat local and guide […]

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3 of the most beautiful villages in Provence

Written by on February 16, 2018 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
3 of the most beautiful villages in Provence

We look at some of the most beautiful villages in Provence – in a region known for its extraordinary charm, these three stand out… Gordes – the heart of Provence If there is one place on the bucket list of most visitors to Provence, it has to be Gordes. It’s almost like going to Paris […]

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How to Take a Food Tour of Provence

Written by on January 21, 2017 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
How to Take a Food Tour of Provence

The cuisine of France is rightly famous, in fact the“gastronomic meal of the French” is even UNESCO listed as part of the “intangible cultural heritage of humanity.” In France the way to savour, to mix and match, the art of eating and drinking, everything flows together making food much more than just a time to […]

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The Perfect Tour Of Avignon Provence

Written by on September 20, 2016 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
The Perfect Tour Of Avignon Provence

Avignon in Provence lures visitors year round and especially in the summer when the sun is shining and the fields around are filled with lavender and sunflowers. Local expert and tour guide Emily Durand shares her top tips for taking a stress-free visit taking in away-from-the-bustle secret spots, fabulous foodie places, seeing this lovely city […]

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