Love it or loathe it, pastis is the drink of Provence and here we'll tell you exactly why, and where to try it. Click here to read about the delicious meals you can cook with pastis.
Click here to book a hotel in Provence
Enjoyed on a sun-drenched café terrace by the sea, if possible while watching or playing a game of pétanque, pastis is the essential - indeed stereotypical - apéritif of Provence.
The secret lives of the Avignon Popes
Marseille's stunning new Vélodome stadium
Marseille chef hailed by Gault & Millau
Tour de France 2015: route through Provence
Autumn in Provence: why to come here now
The MuCEM: what's next at Marseille's museum
Our top tips for kids for the half-term holidays
Unseen Picasso: a new show in Arles
On your marks for the Marseille-Cassis race
A stellar programme for the Aix Easter Festival