Le Cavadou Villa en Provence

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The village

Montagnac is a small village in the Provence.  The town is situated on a hill and is known for it's truffles (not the chocolat variety).  Each year in february there is a big truffle fair.

The region

Riez is a well known tourist village in the Provence and is situated at about 5 km from the house.  In Riez every Wednesday and Saturday there is a market, which certainly is a must to visit.
Lac Sainte Croix lies at about 8.4 km from the house.  In the lake you can swim, sail, or pratise other watersports.
The nearest large city is Aix-en-Provence.  A very sociable student city.

If you want to go the more sporty route: The 'Gorges du Verdon' is absolutely worth doing if you like to do some walking excursions and like to enjoy nature.  You can also raft or cano through the canyon.

Other villages/cities worth visiting: Moustiers Sainte Marie, knwon for it's typical faience.  Quinson with lake and museum.  Saint Jurs with the lovely lavender fields.

Cassis is also worth visiting, this city is located at the mediterranean sea at 123 km from the house.  You can watch the Calanques here from on boat leaving from Cassis.