Thursday, January 28, 2010

St. Saturnin d’Apt - Medieval Villlage in Provence, France

Enchanting Medieval Village

The enchanting, medieval village of St. Saturnin d’Apt is situated about 1 1/4 hours from Marseille. It features a peaceful atmosphere and is perfect for those travelers who wish to explore many of the attractions that are typical for the Provence region, including vineyards, windmills, the famous “perched” villages or well-known destinations like Aix, Avignon or Apt. The village itself offers cultural attractions like Eglise St-Etienne, the Chapelle Castrale Saint-Saturin, the ruins of an ancient castle and events like the Fete de Village and Festival de jazz. It is also a popular base for hiking up onto the Plateau de Vaucluse, horseback riding and fishing.

Centuries-Old Farmhouse

Le Mas Perreal is a centuries-old farmhouse set in the midst of 17 acres of vineyards and cherry trees. Traveler's comfort is assured with each of the five large rooms offering a large walk-in shower, private entrance and private terrace. Each room is decorated with period antiques and lovely fabrics reflecting the colors of Provence. The gardens and pool are for guests to enjoy. Travelers will find our location ideal for discovering all Provence has to offer.

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