Paula Font was a French artist born in Valréas in 1882, in the enclave of the Popes (Vaucluse). She painted the beautiful landscapes of Provence, her native land. Some of her works are exhibited at the Château de Simiane in Valréas.
Nicknamed the “Provençale Venice”, Martigues is a point of passage between the Mediterranean Sea and the Sea of Martigues (now Etang de Berre), close to the Côte d’Azur. The charm of its canals, its docks and bridges made it “The Venice of Provence”. Martigues possesses also its cooperative winery “La Venise provençale”: Coteaux d’Aix en Provence, rosé, red and white wines, fruit juices and natural oils in the region. Main varietals: Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, Carignan, Clairette.