Gite de la colle saint Michel
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... car and off into the hills! We found a campsite with a space available in Le Bar sur Loup, close to the Gourge sur Loup, a beautiful canyon that has been compared to Grand Canyon (but on a much smaller scale)! And after setting up and settling down for dinner we both relaxed and prepared for a lovely night of sleep! This was definitely the quietest campsite that we've been in so far! You could hear the crickets, see the bats and feel the nuts that the squirrel dropped on your head! ...
... waiting for us to see!
What a joy to feel and smell endless lavender and sunflowers side by side - miles and miles of them!
After a bit of "babyfoot" in a village and watched locals play petanque by a castle, we headed back to Esparron for dinner and a relaxing evening in the castle.
... lavander products, plus assorted food stalls. Pity there wasn't really crowds buying, but we all enjoyed the entertainment by Sandunga, a very festive, colourful and loud dance/music group with a Spanish flavour.
In the afternoon, we headed off to a ropes course like Adrenaline Forest.
... 16% gradient) on the way Moustiers and then a hill climb to get into the town. Who designs these roads! Moustiers is a gorgeous little town with quite an ancient past and is known for its earthernware. Mousiters has its origins in the creation of a monestary and the church that still stands today was built onto an earlier church (from the 8th century). A very old, old building. Moustiers like Old Nice, has a lot of narrow cobblestoned ...
... also the area I believe several of the Impressionists moved to to take advantage of the wonderful light in the area. This we did experience, driving along some of the tree lined roads with that wonderful dappled light falling all round us.
Our route took us through Les Baux de Provence, St Remy,Cadenet, Pertuis and Riez, before we hit the Parc du Verdon and the area became remote and wild around the enormous lake, which lay turquoise and glistening in the valley below us.