Luberon articles

Kathy’s Luberon Articles

Kathy has written several articles and photo essays about the Luberon for the Slow Travel website and the Slow Travel Tours blog.

Experiencing a Village – Bonnieux: One of Kathy’s early posts on the Slow Travel Tours blog, this article describes how we first discovered Bonnieux and what the village means to us.

A Luberon Experience: An Afternoon in Colorful Roussillon Kathy’s most recent post on the Slow Travel Tours blog, featuring a photo tour of the colorful village of Roussillon during our September and October Luberon Experience weeks in 2016.

Enjoying the Markets of Provence and Shopping at the Markets of Provence: Kathy’s two-part series on the Slow Travel Tours blog tells you everything you need to know about the wonderful outdoor markets of Provence, including what to buy and how to shop.

Saturday at the Apt Market: Kathy’s travel essay on the Slow Travel website about a winter day at one of the most famous outdoor markets in Provence. This was written during the time we lived in Provence and offers a look at the Luberon in the off-season.

Nature’s Paintbrush – May and June in the Luberon: Kathy’s blog post about the beautiful colors of the Luberon in late spring; includes great photos.

Poppies in Provence: Kathy’s photo essay about the beautiful poppies that bloom in Provence in May. You’ll understand why May is her favorite month to be there.

A Picnic in Provence: Kathy’s post about our wonderful Sunday afternoon market picnic during our Luberon Experience week.

A Secret Spot in the Luberon: Kathy writes about one of her special places in the Luberon, one that tourists don’t know about.

A Luberon Experience – Fort de Buoux: A photo essay about another of Kathy’s favorite places in the Luberon.

Bonnieux and the Crèches de Noël: Our family spent the holiday season in Bonnieux and enjoyed the special Christmas traditions of Provence.

Happiness (Bonheur) in Bonnieux: More about our family’s love affair with Bonnieux and our new apartment in the village.

Activities for Children and Families in Provence: We first visited Provence when our daughter was nine years old. Kathy’s article on the Slow Travel website draws from our family’s experiences and describes places and activities in Provence that families will enjoy.

Food for Children and Families in Provence: Our daughter was a selective eater. Kathy wrote this article for the Slow Travel website about food and dining options for families in Provence.

Hiking in the Luberon: We have hiked hundreds of miles in the Luberon. Kathy originally wrote this extensive guide for the Slow Travel website to help others enjoy the Luberon on foot. The article includes descriptions and photos of four hikes.