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Exploring Eygalières — The Ultimate Travel Guide

Eygalières holds a special spot on the list of must-see villages when visiting Provence.  It has a distinct blend of what can only be described as understated elegance— a delicate blend of classy and natural, sophisticated yet simple, chic without an ounce of flash. In sum, it’s probably about as perfect as Provence can get.  […]

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Saignon France: The Ultimate Travel Guide

Visit the Quaint Village of Saignon One of our favorite, more quiet, hidden gems is the small village of Saignon, perched on the hillside overlooking Apt and only 15-minutes from Bonnieux. The popular villages in Provence are no secret to lovers of the region – Bonnieux, Lourmarin, Gordes, Roussillon. Their café-packed streets, boutiques, and sweeping […]

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Buying a House in Provence: The first few steps…

The first few steps…Buying a House in Provence   Perhaps you have been renting a villa in Provence for years, or maybe all it took was one week of its earthly magic to take hold… either way, you can’t seem to shake the idea of having a place to call your own in this idyllic […]

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In The News Only Provence Expands Operations To Include Real Estate For Sale In Provence

In The News: Only Provence Expands Operations To Include Real Estate For Sale In Provence   Los Angeles, California based company Only Provence has recently announced an expansion. As one of the leading providers of luxury villa rentals in Provence, France, the company is now expanding its operations to include real estate sales. For the […]

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Christmas Traditions in Provence

Provençal Christmas traditions are rooted in both charming local customs and historical religious rituals. During this festive season, called Calendale, villages throughout Provence host Christmas Markets, Santons Fairs, Lighting Festivals and Tours of Nativity Scenes leading up to Le Gros Souper on Christmas Eve and Les Treize desserts following Midnight Mass. Rent a luxury villa […]

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Winter Festivals in Provence

Is there anything better than sitting around the fireplace with family and friends on a brisk, winter’s evening? Yes, yes there is —sitting around the fireplace at a luxury vacation villa in Provence. Consider visiting Provence in the off season. The weather may be a bit crisp, but it’s the perfect opportunity to enjoy winter […]

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Goat Cheese Nirvana

Goat Cheese Nirvana I am a bona fide goat cheese lover. If you’re not, I implore you to sample some real, honest to goodness, French goat cheese and just try to resist it’s magical spell. French goat cheese, or chèvre, comes in a variety of shapes and styles, diverse flavor profiles and textures. Often named […]

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An Ideal Day in the Luberon

  The Perfect 1-Day Itinerary in Luberon France Nestled in the heart of Provence, France, the picturesque region of Luberon is a hidden gem waiting to be explored. With its captivating history dating back centuries, Luberon boasts a rich tapestry of culture and natural beauty. In our travel guide, we invite you to embark on […]

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Two Great Restaurants In Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence is often called a mini-Paris, as it’s very walkable with excellent shopping and an abundance of restaurants. Known for the fountains throughout the city and the Plane trees that line the every popular Cours Mirabeau, Aix is an easy city to negotiate on foot, but a map certainly doesn’t hurt. There are markets from […]

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Jumping the Picket Fence Light Through the Cracks

Only Provence co-founder Lydia Dean writes about their experiences raising a family, building a business in Provence, and later combining the love of travel with giving back in "Jumping the Picket Fence”. In 2021, she published “Light Through the Cracks,” a continuation of her journey, much of which has been based in Provence. Both books are available Amazon, Amazon.uk, and Amazon.Fr.