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

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

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

La Ciotat: Calanque, cranes, boats and ice cream

Did you know that Pétanque is the favourite past time of French people on holiday. And did you know that it has been invented in a small village, La Ciotat, not very far from the Maison Saint Jérôme guest house? … Read More

Day trip to Frioul with views on caribbean like beach

Day trip to the Frioul archipelago

The warm sunny days are coming back. This week we have seen the first time temperature were going above 20 degrees and I am just reopening the swimming pool. I am often being asked tips for a day trip to … Read More

Cassis, La Ciotat and a bit of an indulgence…

It was a beautiful day. Dare a say, a traditional day in Provence. Cold light due to a gentle mistral, the famous wind that has such a strong impact on the provence culture (more on this later, promise!). We decided … Read More