Tag Archives: Ramatuelle

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 »

L’Auberge de L’Oumede Mini Inn and Provencal Restaurant

 Last night Mr B and I were invited to join our beautiful French local businesswoman, Sandrine, of the agency Bliss and Privilege, for dinner at one of her favorite provencal auberges. This countryside farmhouse restaurant is found down a narrow winding road about 15 minutes outside of the village of St. Tropez,  in the area… Read More »

Sunday Morning Market in the Hillside Village of Ramatuelle

 The Sunday morning market in the hillside village of Ramatuelle (ruh-maht’-two-el) always puts us in a provencal mood. Fresh produce, lavender soaps, jars of honey, colorful fabrics, gorgeous clothes at bargain prices (a soft cotton sundress to wear at future markets for 10 euros), the smells of roasting poulets, fragrant cheeses, big bowls of olives… Read More »