Wow, what a Summer we’ve been having in Provence! With soaring temperatures, it really has been amazing for those of us who love to make the most of the heat of the summer. Still, there are times when even the most ardent heat lovers want to cool down for a bit. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to enjoy a little bit of ‘chill time’ in Provence!
The Umbrella Sky Project
Early morning and the sun is already climbing to 30C. A terrace umbrella provides a welcome reprieve. But for those seeking shelter in Aix-en-Provence, one umbrella just doesn’t cover it!
The Umbrella Sky Project was devised by artist Patricia Cunha in Portugal, 2011 and has since spread worldwide. From 26 June for two months Place François Villon in Aix-en-Provence will host 600 multi-coloured umbrella canopies. They will provide shade and shelter for passing pedestrians.
Numerous pop-up parasols