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Sunday, February 26 2012

Easter Holidays in Provence at low prices!

Easter holidays are coming! Take the opportunity to relax with family or friends under the Provencal sun...

If you still haven’t made your reservation, you can take advantage now of exceptional promotional offers for Easter in our selection of campsitesClévacances rentals, Hotels and Bed & Breakfast.

Up to 30% discount on your stay! Surprises await you: Easter egg hunts for children, unusual stays in a caravan or a yurt for the whole family, Jacuzzi, wine tasting, activities… Don’t wait a moment longer to treat yourselves to relaxing holidays in Provence for a gentle price!

Sunday, January 1 2012

Happy New Year 2012

Happy New Year 2012 !

My wish for you: may each day of this year bring you fortune, joy and happiness

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Monday, October 3 2011

Special Autumn mid-term holiday in Provence

Up to - 56% off on your stay ! Enjoy activities and leisure in Provence at low prices!

Autumn mid-term holiday coming! It's time to breath and get together with family.
To enjoy your holiday in complete serenity, discover our special offers selected to welcome you with your family

- Special Fall deals near Mont Ventoux in Hôtel des Pins -20% off in Bedoin
- Children are kings in Hotel Restaurant Mas des grès  in Lagnes (Free stay for children under 14)
- Family stays in our suites "Bellevue" in Auberge la Fenière in Cadenet
- Autumn special prices in Domaine de la petite Isle  Hotel in Isle sur la Sorgue 
- Special offer in a 4* hotel in Hostellerie les frênes -19 % off in Avignon
- Autumn special prices -21% off in Guest rooms Au coin des Figuiers in Sarrians
- Autumn special prices in Le mas de la combe Guest rooms in Vaison la Romaine

Activities, outings, workshops ... see animations of your holiday

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Tuesday, August 16 2011

Summer "Santon" fair

From 1 to 21 August, Pernes les Fontaines welcomes you to its "Santon" fair, small figurines essential to the Provençal Christmas crib.

Discover the tradition of Santon de Provence and choose your figurines at the Chapel of Our Lady of Grace in the Pont Notre Dame. You can at the same time participate in the restoration of the Cross of the Notre Dame de Nazareth

Friday, July 22 2011

Holiday souvenir: your portrait caricatures what a great idea!

The humorous drawings on exhibit and share their work from July 23 to 26, and offer sessions of caricatures (from 11:00 am and from 5:00 pm) for you and your children.

Let yourself take the game by renowned caricaturists (Carlo Schneider, Marlene Pohle, Caroline Rutz (Caro), Robert Rousso, Claudio Puglia, Oscar Barrientos and Corinne Rey (Coco)) and do not miss this unusual meeting in Sault.

Humour and enjoyment guaranteed!

Monday, July 4 2011

Avignon Festival Off : the greatest theater in the world

All the arts are present from 8 to 31 July 2011 in Avignon theater, lectures, dinner theater, circus, dance, music, street performance ...

Children will not be disappointed with representations (from 18 months for some) such as the circus, puppetry, object, mime, storytelling, clowns ...
total of more than 1120 shows of all style. See the programm

And do not miss July 7, the opening parade at 5:00 pm (departure Cours Jean Jaurès - arrival Place du Palais).

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Sunday, May 29 2011

Cherry Festival at Epicurium

18 and June 19, Epicurium, living museum of fruits and vegetables, is organizing a festive weekend on the theme of the cherry for the transition to summer.

Many activities are planned for children and adults. Activities offered in addition to visiting the exhibition and gardens:

- Culinary Workshop around cherries

- Outdoor Living: Treasure hunt in the orchard.

 - Animation Art: Fresco.

- Workshop "tree of the seasons. "

- Taste of Cherry.

- Exhibition on the cherry and candied fruit. - Musical entertainment fruity ...


Special price: 5 € for all (free for children under 6 years)

Monday, May 23 2011

Medieval celebration of the Drac

Popular medieval and fun celebration, on 28 May 2011 from 11 am to 1am in the steets and squares throughout Mondragon. 

During the day,lots of events : games for children, a big crafts market, regional products market, demonstrations of old trades, and a medieval warriors' camp - the town of Mondragon goes totally back to the Middle Ages.


As night falls,parades of floats, with tumblers, musicians, dancers, jugglers, acrobats, knights ... and of course the Drac himself - the dragon! Covered with seaweed, flames darting from his eyes, a spiny crest the length of his back and a long dragon tail ...


Children will be amazed by all the animation and discover the legend of the famous dragon which which haunts the waters of the Rhône river...


A super celebration - not to be missed !

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Tuesday, May 17 2011

1000 Oars - Discovering canoeing and kayaking on the Rhône

Fun, family-style discovery of canoeing and kayaking, with free outings on the Rhone in kayaks or dug-outs on Sunday 22 May 2011 from 1:30 to 6 pm

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Tuesday, May 10 2011

Cherries galore

In May, it's cherry time!


From 4 to 28 May, the educational farm "L'Oiselet" offers to discover all the different varieties of cherries, taste the cherries in the orchards, prepare the famous cherry cake known as the "clafoutis" (2 € supplement). A fun event to share as a family. Price: 4.50 € per person or 40 € for 10 entrances. Free under 2.

Wednesday, April 27 2011

The Jarditrain : an extraordinary garden

Discover this universe of 25 LGB trains which travel over 650 meters of track in a landscaped setting with over 3000 dwarf plantings, model train stations, villages, roads, bridges, lakes, mountains, and 250 figurines. The entire garden is on a 1/25 scale, which corresponds to 7-centimeter santon figurines.

It is really fun to visit the garden with the list of characters and animals to find throughout the garden !Inside the building, there are wooden train tracks on low tables available to children.

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Wednesday, April 20 2011

Hang on for sensations!

Sprout wings with this 100% nature adventure in the forest...
Undertake an outing in the trees with the company of the birds, be an acrobat on monkey bridges, gangways, rope bridges and other fun workshops in the splendid ochre setting against the backdrop of the Luberon mountains to discover or rediscover these exceptional natural sites.
An activity to be shared with the family or friends; for children age 6/7 and up; open from March to October

Manon's selection :

Colorado Adventures in Rustrel 

Passerelles des Cimes in Lagnes

Ventoux Adventures in Mormoiron

Friday, November 5 2010

Discover insects!

A meeting with ants, butterflies, plants and other life forms

Naturoptère offers a chance to meet this “tiny” world to answer these questions: What is an insect? How do insects live and feed? How do they evolve in the wild?

With the family, learn all about biodiversity or the cycles of flowers; in short: discover Mother Nature’s secrets with insects!

With a combined ticket, you can visit Harmas Jean-Henri Fabre to learn more about the man known as the “Homer of insects”!

To make the best of this opportunity, there is a picnic area.

Suggestion for a family stay: Discovering the world of insects

Sunday, October 17 2010

Discovering an underground world

In Fontaine de Vaucluse, the Musée du Monde souterrain (Museum of the underground world) takes visitors through the life of prehistoric man with the traces left by our ancestors, plus a splendid collection of crystals from caverns and a presentation of research to understand the mystery of Fontaine de Vaucluse!

Do you want to try caving? With ASPA, nothing could be simpler: in the company of a certified monitor, discover the underground world of caves and sinkholes on and around the Plateau de Sault.

Monday, September 27 2010

Discovering ochre in Provence!

Let's discover the secrets of ochre

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Monday, September 20 2010

Visiting Vaison-la-Romaine by train!

Enjoy this tour through 2,000 years of History!

Discover the oldest part of the city, the gallo-roman and medieval quarters, the places not to be missed such as the Notre Dame de Nazareth's Cathedral and the Roman bridge...

If you wish to visit the city, audio-guided tours allow you to hear about the history of this city.

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Visits by train are possible until the end of September

Monday, September 13 2010

Discover heritage as a family!

September 18. and 19.

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Wednesday, September 8 2010

The Valse des As at Valréas : autumn street theatre!

September 11. and 12.

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These Romans are crazy!

September 11. and 12.

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Monday, September 6 2010

Horse drawn carriage ride through the vineyards

On Wednesdays, we depart by horse-drawn carriage for an excursion through the heart of Ventoux, famous for its ochre, from 9.30am to 12pm.

At each stop in the forest of Sablons, our guide will tell you the story of ochre and the vine.

At the end of the tour, wine tasting of Ventoux wines for adults and fruit juice for children!

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