After a morning spent exploring Silvacane Abbey near La Roque d'Antheron we headed to the nearby village of Cucuron for lunch.
Cucuron is another village with medieval roots, located in the south of the Luberon Valley.
We parked near the Étang, the large walled-in pond in the centre of the village:
A Good Year.
We had a great feed of galettes (buckwheat crêpes) washed down with a Breton beer (except for the kids, who had whiskey). Then we took a walk around inside the ramparts.
Lots of lovely colour courtesy of the windows.
We also found the village church - Notre Dame de Beaulieu:
Built in the 13th century with a very different design aesthetic to Silvacane Abbey.
We walked up to the St Michel tower:
The views over the village rooftops were lovely - especially with the early spring blossoms.
More beautiful details to admire on the way back down.
Not to mention this lovingly maintained beast. Any Royal Enfield buffs out there? Is this a replica? (I love those leather seats.)
Cucuron really is charming and just the right size for an afternoon of leisurely exploration.
And here we are at Friday again. Must be French video time.
So, this happened in 2003. Why doesn't anyone tell me about these things??
Have a great weekend, Bright Eyes!