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Needing to find a special spot in the Provence, we turned to the impeccably-credentialed travel agent, Charles de L’Arbre, who owns Santa Barbara’s best travel agency, Santa Barbara Travel. Santa Barbara Travel has been catering to the carriage trade since 1947 and we highly recommend them. Of course, Charles had the answer: Le Phébus, a family-owned, stone-walled former farmhouse set behind gates and located in the Luberon between Roussillon and Gordes, is a lavender-perfumed property steeped in history. The tasteful accommodations—just 29 rooms, suites, a five-room villa and a separate stone three-room mas—are set between lawns trimmed with flowerpots...Rebuilt on remains dating back to the medieval knights of the Order of Malta .... [continue]



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www.travelbyentree.com is a blog by the peripatetic editors of ENTREE Travel Newsletter (www.entreenews.com), one of the country’s most respected sources of travel news for the discriminating globe-trotter. The blog celebrates the joy (and sometimes the pain) of travel. We pride ourselves on our careful research. We sleep in the beds and eat the food we report on. We cannot be bought. We are family-owned and we expect excellence when we travel. We will not tolerate poor service or mediocre treatment. Please follow us and write with your memorable travel experiences, good and bad.

William Tomicki, Editor, wtomicki@aol.com


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