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You are in Provence in the Vaucluse, a land of wide open spaces with a backdrop of Mont Ventoux, the Luberon and Laces of Montmirail. It is the country "Voconce" with its many beautiful villages to visit such as Seguret, Vacqueyras, the Crestet and many others. . . traditions and crafts. Provence way of life is expressed through music, festivities, culinary traditions, wine, the olive oil, melons, truffles, lavender, markets, entertainment and local flavors .
B&B Description:You are in Provence in the département of the Vaucluse, an area of wide open spaces set against the spectacular back-drop of Mont Ventoux, the valley of the Luberon and the Dentelles de Montmirail.This is “Voconce” country, with its multitude of picturesque Provençal villages, each having its traditions and local industries. Here, life goes with rhythms of local musical festivals, culinary traditions, with tastes and aromas of wines (or from the vineyard to the bottle) , olive oil, melons, truffles, lavender and with a hundreds other sights and sounds to be experienced in the abundance of open-air markets.
Be prepared to be seduced and delighted by what this wonderful region has to offer. On a sheltered hill-side, 5 minutes from Vaison La Romaine, you will find le Mas des Abeilles... Relax and enjoy the unique panorama. From its setting high above the valley of the Ouvéze, you will marvel at the extraordinary vistas and colours of the changing light which have inspired Van GOGH, CEZANNE end other artists across the centuries.
Le Mas des Abeilles looks out over the ever-present Mont Ventoux, the haute vieille-ville of Vaison La Romaine and le chateau du Comte de Toulouse, with the vineyards, hillsides and woodlands disappearing towards the horizon.
Le Mas des Abeilles perfectly combines tradition and modern comforts. It has been built with respect for time-honoured Provençal methods – lavender-blue volets, ochre walls, traditional roof-tiles, terra-cotta floors and regionally-produced tiling.
The refined interior combines antique and Provençal furnishings to bring modern standards of comfort in an atmosphere of old-world charm.
Breath in provencal aromas in the extensive tree-lined grounds, stroll on the lawn, swim in the pool, bask in the sun or simply lie in the shade and take your ease.
Step back in time in the historic town of Vaison-la-Romaine. Stroll through the streets of the wonderfully preserved Gallo-Roman town, with its spectacular amphitheatre. Wander across the RomanBridgeand climb to the heights of mediaeval Vaison. Stroll through the narrow lanes lined with craft shops and art galleries. Visit the chateau and pause in the cloister of the Roman cathedral of Notre Dame de Nazareth before finally returning to the bustle of the town below to take some well-earned refreshment and watch the world go by in one of the numerous pavement cafés in Place Monfort.