Drinking wine alongside the ghosts of a renegade group of popes is as close to heaven on earth as a wine devotee can get.
Provence is one of the most beautiful regions of France. Here's 20 things to do while you're there.
Steve McKenna gets a taste of the good life at an epicurean Provencal retreat
Postcard-pretty streets, 16th-century mansions, quirky contemporary murals and delicious panoramas await.
Ben Ross gets ready for the new direct railway journey that links St Pancras to Avignon, Provence and Marseille.
A river cruise in the South of France, aboard AmaDagio on the mighty Rhone, does it nicely for cruise editor Sally Macmillan.
Among a wealth of short forays in fascinating places, Traveller picks some of its favourites.
Cycling through the glorious Provence countryside, Alison Stewart discovers the hard way that those venturing downhill must go up again.