exactly and precisely as it does on the Web. This B&B cannot be over-endorsed; Jean-Luc Valadeau, who runs it, is a quietly-spoken man, not large, of multiple languages and astonishing strength (he carried all our luggage, rapidly, up three flights of stairs, without even needing to puff when he'd got to the top !) and exquisite taste, as his hotel attests. He is also delightful, and enjoyable company.
From Grignan we explored outwards, lots of new places and some familiar ones -- and all, with no exceptions at all, beautiful ... some more beautiful than others is the only distinction possible !
Everything you do/see/eat at Le Clair de la Plume is an experience. And so is a meal at Le Poème
, a restaurant where reigns Jean-Luc's friend, the chef of the golden hands; we have *never* had a meal like it, and it was CHEAP !!!
We left Grignan only because we had to.
We dragged ourselves off, and journeyed via various places CS wanted to see, like Crémieu, renowned for its mediæval buildings. But what we saw most of were louts driving about in hoon cars playing doof-doof music ! -- as if you need to go to France for *that* !
But it didn't spoil our memories of Grignan or of Drôme Provençale -- nothing could.