For the Avignon theater festival, many window dummies are gradually painted with dramatic scenes / © Photo: Georg Berg

Avignon – all just a facade

If you walk attentively through the streets of Avignon, you will discover street art from different eras. From MifaMosa to the house Madonna

Les Halles market hall in Avignon. Patrick Blanc's plant wall has a sophisticated irrigation system and triggered a boom in vertical urban greening worldwide. 20 plants grow on one square meter / © Photo: Georg Berg

The market hall of Avignon

Les Halles, the market hall of Avignon with the vertical garden of botanist Patrick Blanc and delicacies from Provence.

In the beer garden in Lana, you can taste the product range of the Pfefferlechner home brewery from tasting glasses / © Photo: Georg Berg

France and the desire for beer

The Auvergne – Rhône – Alpes region is home to a particularly large number of breweries. Why France is discovering a love of beer, tells a brewer from the Drôme Valley

Austernplatte mit Meeresfrüchten im Strandpavillion Le St Pierre Tarbouriech. Hinter der Lagune liegt die Stadt Sète / © Foto: Georg Berg

Mediterranean oysters

Oysters are a popular appetizer in France. They are hardly filling, low in fat and carbohydrates, but contain many vitamins and minerals.

Cooking with Lavender

In the kitchen, lavender is also used in the form of lavender salt or lavender sugar. As a tip for use: lavender has an aromatic proximity to rosemary

The colorful peloton in front of a historic backdrop. On the marathon course, the participants of the 36th Marathon des Chateaux du Medoc pass a total of 25 wineries. Often, they pass through the middle of the chateau grounds and are offered red wine and water / © Photo: Georg Berg

A marathon for connoisseurs

The run through the vineyards of the Médoc is called the longest marathon in the world. Georg Berg took part and is thrilled by the atmosphere

Vivid purple lavender field with old stone house in the middle. In the valley of the Drome, the Alps meet Provence / © Photo: Georg Berg

Lavender flower in Drôme Provençale

The attraction of flowering lavender fields is as great as the famous Route Nationale 7 is long. What types of lavender are there and how to cook with them?

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