The "Sunflower Suite.' on the ground floor. has its own private terrace. The sizeable living room. with a fireplace. accommodates two additional guests on a sleeper sofa. The bedroom. in gold. red and blue. has a four-poster bed. local artwork and a compact shower room.
Though Van Gogh sealed the fate of sunflowers as incontrovertible symbols of Provence. their mystique dates back to Greek mythology, when Apollo, God of the Sun. transformed his mistress Clydia into a Helianthus so she would forever turn toward the sun. Worshiped by the Aztecs. the sunflower is a cousin of the Jerusalem artichoke. Every part of the plant has an economic or medicinal use.