Author Archives: Arlette

Front of IS school in Aix en Provence; Maison Saint Jerome; Guest house;

IS school – Lovely local school to brush up your French

I am frequently getting guest who are taking language class in the IS Institute of Aix-en-Provence. IS stands for Institut Suedois in French, Swedish Institute in English.It is a school for learning or improving French as a foreign language. It … Read More

Maison Saint Jerome how to get here to the guest house

How to make your way to la Maison Saint Jérôme

You’ve booked your holiday. You are all packed up. Ready for your break in Aix en Provence. I am ready to welcome you. Now, you need the last mile direction to get to la Maison Saint Jerome. By car arriving … Read More

maison saint jerome; guest house; aix en provence; boules provencales; petanques

Pétanque or boules Provencales: do not mix them up!

When planning your trip in Aix-en-Provence, you might be looking forward to play a bit of pétanque, the emblematic sport played in the South of France. If so, you would be entirely right as it is such a nice way … Read More

Baie des anges; marseille; day trip; les goudes

Les Goudes – To good to miss!

It’s the end of August. The really hot weather has now gone and the days are starting to get shorter. The end of the season is coming. But there is still plenty to do in and around Aix-en-Provence. One little … Read More

Colourful Aix en Provence

I recently was walking around Aix en Provence and took a few pictures. I have had a little bit of fun and slightly edited them as they were taken with my mobile phone so not very high quality. Hope you’ll … Read More

Carro; Restaurant; Maison Saint Jerome; holidays; Aix en Provence; fish restaurant; holiday rental; holiday house; guest house

Le Carro Bleu – Relaxed, local fish restaurant

One of the challenges I often have and often hear when visiting a region we are not familiar with is finding a good restaurant. I recently spend the afternoon in Carry le Rouet  (ask me about it if you are … Read More

While in Aix-en-Provence, do not forget the calissons

  There are a lot of reasons to stay in Aix-en-Provence. Its music festival, the Camargue region around it rich of natural beauties and of course, the opportunity to simply relax and chill by the pool (even with some weird … Read More

swimming pool; guest house; aix en provence;

Weird animals in the pool!

  It is summer time. La Maison saint Jérôme in Aix en Provence is seeing a lot of guests. it is such a great time to have people around and sharing with them tips and secret places to enjoy in … Read More

Holiday; Provence; camargues; walk; Saintes Maries de la mer

A day trip in the wild Camargues

There is a lot to do right on the doorstep of Aix en Provence, whether you stay in la Maison Saint Jérome holiday house or not. However, if you are not afraid of travelling a little bit more than 30 … Read More

Aix en provence; holiday rental; guest house; guest house with swimming pool

How to book your holiday in Aix en Provence at la maison Saint Jérôme

First of all, thanks for visiting my website and reading my blog. You might have seen some of my posts with some practical tips on good places to visit in and around Aix en Provence. But you might have one … Read More