Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, Haute Provence

Thread your way north from the Côte d’Azur to Moustiers-Sainte-Marie and enjoy winding through gorgeous natural landscapes to one of the most beautiful sights in France – the Gorges du Verdon at Lac Sainte-Croix.  Several years ago, my daughter and I planned ahead and stopped in a village square to pick up fruit, cheese and bread.  Soon we […]

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Best French Villages to Visit

Hilltop and valley villages anoint the French countryside like little pearls strung lazily across the landscape.  Each, it seems, is centered on a petite chapel, and many claim riverfront privileges with ancient stone bridges and willow-protected river banks.  While there are hundreds of scenic and historic villages in France, we have to begin somewhere!  Enjoy […]

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