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Gordes bleu: the signal sculpture renovated

Gordes bleu: the signal sculpture renovated

Work of the artist Victor Vasarely, father of optical art

It is like a signal at the entrance of the village, at the edge of road RD15. From its three meters, "Gordes Bleu" recalls the essential role played by the Hungarian artist in the international fame of the Luberon's flagship village.

It was set up in 1986 as part of the twinning between Gordes and Annet-sur-Marne (city of Seine-et-Marne where Victor Vasarely lived from...

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3 days in Provence - by car, on foot and by boat

11 weekend ideas in Provence

3 days in Provence - by car, on foot and by boat

Thanks to the TGV-Méditerranée, Provence is quickly accessible from Lyon or Paris. It has therefore become quite easy to come to spend a weekend in the south of the Drôme, the Vaucluse or the Bouches-du-Rhône (high Provence is too far from the TGV links).

MARSEILLE AND THE CALANKS
1st and 2nd day: take a walk in the discovery of the...

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Marseille's soap label

These labels of Provence that stimulate consumption

Marseille's soap label "Made in France" raises consumer awareness

This is a real consequence for the Soap Professionals Union of Marseille, which brings together four companies from the region. The two guides that the Ministry of Economy has just published through the Directorate-General for Enterprises cite as an example the label that professionals have developed to defend their know-how and, perhaps, obtain a "Protected Geographical Indication".
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Musical program in Vaucluse and Luberon

Musical program in Vaucluse and Luberon

Festival Yeah! in Lourmarin - beginning of June

Nicolas Galina, Laurent Garnier and Arthur Durigon: created in 2013 the festival "Yeah!" in the courtyard of the castle of Lourmarin. The DJ Laurent Garnier launches in parallel his musical label "Sounds like Yeah!" or "SLY" in Lourmarin.

For many, the village of Lourmarin is attached to the image of Albert Camus, who is buried there. But by force,...

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Curiosity: the underground low-noise laboratory of the Luberon

Curiosity: the underground low-noise laboratory of the Luberon

The scientific pearl of the luberon inherited from the Cold War in Rustrel

At the end of the preceding century, it was only a matter of time that, in general indifference, he never saw the light of day. About fifteen years later, representatives of the state, local elected representatives and general councilors rivaled formulas to praise the existence of the Underground Low-noise Laboratory (LSBB) and to be enthusiastic about its potential for development.

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Heritage: Castles cheaper than apartments

Heritage: Castles cheaper than apartments

Sales take place at very tight prices because the cost of maintenance slows buyers

The real estate market is turning in several speeds in France. And the "softest" is always the niche of country houses, mansions and castles that are located in remote locations, more than an hour's drive from the cities and away from a motorway access. The reasons? With the crisis, the French but also the foreigners look twice before embarking on a pleasure acquisition that will...

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How to buy a chateau in Provence

Buy a castle in French Provence

5 questions to ask before buying a castle in France, especially in Provence

A cultural territory that has preserved many vestiges of its history, the Luberon as France is full of architectural beauties. Among them, the castles constitute a real estate market in its own right. While some are listed or classified as historical monuments, others are "only" manors. The term "castle" is indeed used for various types of buildings.

In total,...

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Gordes, classified among the most beautiful villages of France

Gordes, classified among the most beautiful villages of France

Discover the village of Gordes

Passionate about art and rural architecture or simply lovers of country landscapes, let yourself be carried away by the charm of the village of Gordes and its castle. The village of Gordes and its panoramic view of the valley is a small hamlet perched on top of a hill. Its stone color shines when daylight is at its peak.

The village can be proud of being one of the most beautiful...

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Buy a property in France

Buy a property in France, especially in Vaucluse Luberon

What are the legal steps to buy a house in France and in Provence

The process of acquiring a property in France is not a simple exchange of letters, but it is structured in several stages.

1 / The promise to purchase or offer to buy
The first step is a "promise to buy", an offer written by the potential buyer. Although this step is not mandatory, it is generally done in case the initial price requested is not...

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The golden triangle in Luberon

Where to buy a house in Luberon in Vaucluse South of France ?

What is the golden triangle for real estate in Luberon south of France ?

The golden triangle of the Luberon is an expression dating from the years 1970-1980 taken up by certain newspapers like the Southern one to designate a part of the valley of the Calavon, to the north of the mountain of the small Luberon.

This touristic triangle is based on the small Luberon with its old perched villages such as Oppède-le-vieux,...

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