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French Spotify music for a holiday in Provence

french book old
This is the album image (photo of decoration from our gite Saint Michel) from our Spotify playlist. It is our selection of contemporary French music to listen to before the holidays, during the trip or on the spot. By listening to the music you will get completely in the holiday mood ....
Here is the playlist link Mas Tour du Monde - French music
https://open.spotify.com/user/fabfrankspot/playlist/2RX0H68FBuv4ba8zL9Zg2g?si=4GfBTizZTj65EZmTunpAoQ

courtyard old french farm
Secondly, a playlist with old goodbye .... with a photo of the courtyard of our farm before the renovation ...
Here is the playlist link Mas Tour du Monde - French Classics
https://open.spotify.com/user/fabfrankspot/playlist/7oVmPGlb3Xf1RPW8tXYTxO?si=KlmMaGopTwSyFW926vceLQ

International Dance Festival in Vaison la Romaine

International Dance Festival in Vaison la Romaine
Every year an international dance festival is held in the antique theater of Vaison la Romaine in July. The performances are very different from classical ballet to modern dance. At this particular venue the dance performances are all special considering the fact that they take place in a centuries old theater.
Visit the website for more information www.vaison-danses.com

Vaison la Romaine, Performances

Visit old ocher factory Matthieu in Roussillon

ocher factory mathieu roussillon
At the beautiful village of Roussillon you can visit the old ocher factory Matthieu. Here you can learn everything about ocher production in an environment full of ocher shades. You can visit changing exhibitions, follow work shops and there are English guided tours. There are also ocher shades for sale that you can use creatively at home ...
Opening hours (2017):
From April to October: 10 - 13 and 14 - 18 hours
From May to September: 10 am - 6 pm (in July - August: 10 am - 7 pm)
From November to March: every afternoon from 2 to 5 pm
Entrance (2017):
6.50 euros and children under 10 years for free
More info http://okhra.com/english/mathieu-ochre-factory/.

Child friendly, Trips

Choralies choir festival in Vaison la Romaine

Choralies choir festival in Vaison la Romaine
Once in every three years (last time in 2016), the festival of "Choralies" takes place in Vaison la Romaine during August. Choirs from all over the world come together here. It is very special to be a part of the audience in the impressive "Theatre Antique". We have already experienced a show were everybody sang around us. Many choir members also visit performances and know the lyrics.
www.choralies.fr

Vaison la Romaine, Performances

Tour Vaison la Romaine in the electric Le petit train

Electric train tour Vaison la Romaine

Very nice for kids but also for adults. Le Petit Train runs along all the venues in Vaison. The cathedral, the Roman bridge, the excavations and the old city. The ride takes about 30 minutes.

From 08 April to 07 July 2017
And from 04 to 30 September 2017
From Monday to Sunday
Departure afternoon:
• 14:15 • 15:00 • 15:45 • 16:30 • 17:15
Closed on Tuesdays

From 08 July to 03 September 2017
From Monday to Sunday
Departure morning:
• 10 am • 10.45 am • 11.30 am
Departure afternoon:
• 14:15 • 15:00 • 15:45 • 16:30 • 17:15
Closed on Tuesdays

From 14 July to 15 August 2017
Additional departure 18:00

Rates
€ 5 per adult - € 4 on display of ticket old excavations
€ 3 from 12 to 17 years - 2.50 € on display of ticket old excavations
Free up to 12 years.
Hop on ........
www.petittrainvaison.com

Vaison la Romaine, Attractions, Child friendly, Trips

Visit the Roman excavations in Vaison la Romaine

Roman excavations in Vaison la Romaine
In the center of Vaison la Romaine there are several Roman excavations at various locations. It is France's most valuable sighted place. During the months of June to September the following opening hours apply.
Puymin - Musée is open from 9h30 - 18h30.
La Vilasse from 10h - 12h and 14h30 - 18h30 (closed on Tuesday morning due to the market).
The Cloître (Monastery) is open from 10h - 12h15 and 14h - 18h15.
You can buy a pass that is valid for two days. Prices 2017 Adults € 7.5, children € 3.5. The "Le Petit Train" tour (see article under category child friendly) costs € 10 and € 5. An audio tour is available free of charge (limited stock!).

Vaison la Romaine, Attractions, Child friendly, Trips

Festival of music on June 21 in Provence

Festival of music on June 21 in Provence
Every year, in France, the summer is commenced on 21 June by a music festival or "Fête de la Musique". Each village has its own festivities. In Vaison la Romaine there are performances in various places in the city. All in all  a nice way for you to celebrate the beginning of the French summer.

The thursday morning market in Nyons

The thursday morning market in Nyons
Nyons is located in the department of Drôme. Certainly on Thursdays and Sundays (during the holiday season) you can enjoy yourself here when the weekly morning market takes place. It is being held in the main square in the atmospheric old part. You can get everything Provencal and there are the necessary terraces and nice restaurants (near the church). The market is generally a bit les crowded than that of Vaison la Romaine.
The journey distance from Entrechaux is 23 km.

Market, Trips

Facilities in the area

  • Baker in Entrechaux 0.6 miles away
  • Mini supermarkt in Entrechaux
  • 2 Bars en 3 restaurants in Entrechaux
  • Supermarkets in Vaison la Romaine at 3.7 miles

We are in southern France at 24 miles (40 km) from Avignon and 74 miles (120 km) from Marseille. It is hilly here with many forests, vineyards and olive groves and the Mont Ventoux that extends everywhere.

welcome

us in front of waterfall

We will be very pleased to welcome you as our guest.
Judith Derksen & Frank Molenaar
1250 Chemin du Seguret
84340 Entrechaux

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