Category Archives: Ramatuelle

Ramatuelle​’s La Farigoulet​te en Provence – A Dreamscape in the Mountains

 Ramatuelle is a mountaintop town near our favorite coastal fishing village St. Tropez. When the Mediterranean breezes die away we travel to the higher elevations along snaking mountain roads. The mountaintop village of historic Ramatuelle is a 15 minute drive from St. Tropez and the road signs are well marked. We often arrive to quaint evening… Read More »

L’Ecurie de Castellas – A Manger à Trois to Savor

 The restaurant sits like a birdcage perched over a hillside with spectacular French countryside views. The centuries old village of Ramatuelle is home to L’Ecurie de Castellas which is an easy drive from the sea level setting of St. Tropez. With character and style to spare, L’Ecurie offers superb wine and Provence influenced cuisine. It… Read More »

Ramatuelle Provencal Market

 Sunday morning. It is hot and rather than visit the brocante in Grimaud, which sits in a sun baked and dusty field, we’re off to the provençal market in the mountain village of Ramatuelle. Compared to the St. Tropez market, the Ramatuelle crowds are thinner and the prices lower.  Some of the vendors work both… Read More »

Le Mistral in Ramatuelle with Le Mistral Winds All Around

 In the provincial countryside, only a 4 minute drive outside the St. Tropez village, there is a different world.  It is a bit of rural France with beautiful flowing vineyards that run down to the coast and up to the mountains.  On top of one of these mountains perches the medieval village of Ramatuelle.  It… Read More »