Market Day in Gordes

Wednesday, 10 September 2014



Perched on top of a hill in Luberon, Provence, Gordes is by far one of the prettiest villages I've ever visited. I've been wanting to go ever since I saw Russell Crowe trying to woo Marion Cotillard in her cafe, in A Good Year (yes I'm a sucker for romance, especially in the French countryside). Luckily we arrived just in time for market day, which is every Tuesday. 

We had the loveliest meal at Marianna's on Monday night. (A little Italian restaurant owned by a Sicilian native - all the food is cooked by her in a tiny kitchen and is the tastiest Italian food I've eaten outside of Italy.) The restaurants are pricey in Gordes and generally very touristy looking, we chanced upon this one and got lucky - there are only a few tables so I'd suggest booking! We woke up early-ish on Tuesday and walked over to the village where the market was already heaving with people. As expected the main customers were tourists and a lot of stalls cater for them, but there are still some traditional stalls selling handmade soap, herbs, peppers, jams, cured meats and bread. We bought some herbs, jam and a string of red peppers for our future kitchen in Paris. Have you been to Gordes? Hope you like the photos! 


8 comments :

  1. Beautiful photos & great outfit! Love your blog x

    Amrita

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    1. Thanks Amrita! Glad you like it ;) xx

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  2. I want to go to Gordes! gorgeous, love the photos as always. am hungry now. Mooxx

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  3. These photographs are so bright and airy, they're perfect.

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    1. Thanks Louise and for your comment - so glad you like them! xx

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  4. Ciao, just discovered your site via Cereal online. Your photos are gorgeous!

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  5. Amazing photos! Makes you want to cook! Where is your skirt from if you don't mind me asking? xx

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