Details: Banon, Haute-Provence, France

October 31, 2013
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GETTING THERE

Delta, United, Air France and others offer nonstop flights from Washington Dulles to Paris. Banon is about 475 miles from Paris by car. As an alternative, you can take the TGV train from Paris to Avignon, which is about 53 miles from Banon. Lufthansa, Delta/Air France and others also offer connecting flights to Nice, France, which is about 175 miles from Banon.

WHERE TO STAY

La Bastide des Muriers

Les Coustouliers

011-33-6-65-67-38-80

www.abritel.fr

Studio from $560 a week during fall season, or $110 a night.

Le Lupin Blanc

Place du Village, Revest-des-Brousses

011-33-4-92-73-25-41

www.lupinblanc.fr/en

Bed-and-breakfast, restaurant and bar in a village about six miles from Banon. Rooms from $70.

WHERE TO EAT

Les Vins au Vert

Rue Pasteur

011-33-4-92-75-23-84

www.lesvinsauvert.com

Tasting menu of local meats and cheeses starts at $17. Vast selection of regional and other French wines for sale or with dinner.

La Braserade

Rue Meffre

011-33-4-92-73-32-77

Restaurant and pizzeria featuring pastas and salads starting at $17.

La Table de Panturle

Rue Pasteur

011-33-4-92-74-05-93

www.latabledepanturle.eu

Modern French cuisine with local ingredients. Starter, main course and dessert from $36.

WHAT TO DO

Canoe Evasion

Fontaines de Vaucluse

011-33-4-90-38-26-22

www.canoe-evasion.net

Group canoe trips on the Sorgue River last two hours; a bus brings you back. $24, ages 7-14 $15, younger than 6 free.

Albion Cycles

Route de Saint Trinit, Sault

011-33-4-90-64-09-32

www.albioncycles.com/en

Bike rentals and information about climbing nearby Mont Ventoux or self-guided rides through the Provence countryside. Rentals start at $26 a day or $130 a week.

INFORMATION

www.village-banon.fr/gb_index.php

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