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Villa Carmignac in Porquerolles

If anyone had told me five years ago that I would be approaching paintings from Jean-Michel Basquiat, Botticelli, Roy Lichtenstein and Warhol In Porquerolles I wouldn't have believed it.. But, after many years of tremendous work, Charles Carmignac managed to offer a collection of art in the most beautiful setting. The villa Carmignac is now open !

Ready for french F1 GP 2019 ?

More than 160 000 spectactors ! Formula 1 was celebrating their comeback in France after a 10-year absence. In 2019, the Paul Ricard Circuit will host the 60th edition of the French Formula 1 Grand Prix. Don’t miss it ! The French Grand Prix invites you to a big four-day party from 20th to 23rd […]

Galette or Gâteau ?

Enjoy a slice of "Galette des rois" or "Gateau des rois" for Epiphany. This is one of the most popular culinary traditions in France, which originates in the Christian Epiphany and the Roman winter solstice festival.

The Pelagos Sanctuary

The PELAGOS Sanctuary for Mediterranean Marine Mammals is a marine protected Area aimed at the protection of marine mammals (cetaceans). It covers approx. 90,000 km², comprising the waters between France (Toulon), Italy (Civitavecchia & Capo Falcone) and the Principality of Monaco.

A walk around the Niel

Here is a tip for a nice walk to the charming fisherman’s port of Niel, on the Giens peninisula. Follow the coastal path for a while, where you will get to admire wonderful landscapes along the coastline, to ascend to Giens before joining your departure point. Here is a precise map of the itinerary. Please […]

A magical encounter

There are days like today when someone shares a youtube video he shot around Porquerolles with us. Days like this when we feel like we could just leave everything behind to have such daily encounters and witness the wildlife beauty.

Porquerolles by…

Today, we're handing it over to Claire from "Ô l'idée blog", as she discovers Porquerolles island. Let's follow her as she delves into the exploration of the Golden Isle that was once given as a wedding present... Thanks a lot Claire for the beautiful words and images!

Get to know where we live

We recently uploaded a fantastic video about a family and its new life in Hyeres. This is another interview. It smell like happiness ! ♥