Le Mas des Ecureuils Hotel
Travel Blogs from Aix-en-Provence
... as an alternative excursion. On this five hour tour, we enjoyed this quaint seaside village, Les Calanques, and the perfume store/museum where you could purchase fine colognes and perfumes, L'eau de Cassis. Cassis is also known for its white wines but having already partaken in Italy yesterday, we decided to forego it in the interest of taking a boat excursion of 45 minutes out to ...
... which we will visit today (Wednesday) and underneath it is a "cave" which is an underground wine cellar shop. There are flower boxes all over and beautiful flowers, trees and shrubs all over We have dined out twice (Le Moulin de Lourmarin and La Récré) other than that we have meals at the apartment, breakfast, lunch (while we have not been traveling ) ...
... Goats cheese mmmm they were both good-more bread was consumed by the frenchies, now you are ready for dessert, a homemade pie with real prunes picked fresh from the tree this morning ohlala – Carol is a very good cook and I’m not quite sure how she finds the time these meals just seem to appear. It’s a great experience to live like the French and eat what they cook in their home, Carol tells me she cooks her ...
... and it lasted from 9:00 to 11:05pm. We first played Mozart's Coronation Mass which has six movements consisting of the Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, Benedictus and Agnus Dei. A side note is that Mozart did not write a viola part for this mass so our violists had to sing with the choir. We had a short intermission and then played Beethoven's 9th Symphony. This has four movements and lasts around 90 minutes. Overall, it sounded very good. ...
... the picturesque olive groves and vineyards that seem to appear out of nowhere; the gentle, rolling hills of the Alpilles region; the towering heights of the majestic Sainte-Victoire, and the Cap Canaille on the Mediterranean sea.
We could go on and on, and still not do justice to the fascinating diversity and allure of Provence, and of its cheerful and friendly residents, some of whom have become ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility