Provence, France: A Provençal winter is always fairy tale–like: the villages gone silent at summer’s end come back to life; music from medieval churches fills the cobblestoned streets; women crowd around market stalls to sniff out the freshest foie gras.
Roussillon, Provence - A great memory. We bought paint pigments in town and had our kids do watercolors at the villa we rented for the week. I still have the pigments, made from the different colors of clay and rock in the area.
Christmas in Colmar, Alsace, France ~ home to one of the most beautiful Christmas markets in Europe. The Christmas market here is so enchanting, every time you turn a corner you find another collection of stalls.
Lavender fields, Provence, France Huge fields of lavender are grown and harvested every year in France and the UK. Provence in southeastern France is particularly renowned for its geometric purple landscapes, blooming in late June and early July.