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Stunning Retro Chic Bed and Breakfast in Aix Countryside

Contributor blog post by Jill @My Dreamy Provence: It’s always a joy to stumble across something different! I used to lunch at a cool little restaurant in the centre of Aix en Provence full of vintage furniture serving delicious organic soups, salads and tarts. It was my favourite place; a little …

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A cliff walk and one of the clearest water swims in the Med

Contributor blog post by Jill Cowdry: As days become warmer, it’s impossible to resist the urge to get out – attention turns to more exercise and a spring swim in the med.  A short drive from Aix en Provence or Marseilles the magical Calanques are a special place to walk, breath …

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Grimaud Castle #Grimaud #CotedAzur @DreamyProvence
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Grimaud my favourite village near the sea

Contributor blog post by Jill Cowdry: A favourite run by car in Provence is the twisty road sweeping through pine, oak and chestnut trees from the A8 (Aix to Cote D’azur highway) down the D558 to the sea. It’s a little heartstopping in places (if you don’t like heights) but …

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Hi Hotel Nice #Nice #CotedAzur #FrenchRiviera @DreamyProvence
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Glamorous Nice and a funky little hotel

Contributor blog post by Jill Cowdry: All aboard…. time to jump on the TGV ..my favourite way to travel.   Aix to Nice close to the dreamiest of coastline.  Via Toulon then a brief diversion inland to vineyards near Draguignan, it meanders snake-like with great ease close to the coast. …

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Port Grimaud great family hang-out

By Jill Cowdry Planning a trip with kids is never easy and my two don’t get excited about much other than a sofa with easy access to an iPad or a friend – so a trip to the St Tropez area had to involve some serious kids fun…Dreamy villages were …

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The Seductive Saint Tropez

Find out why Jill finds Saint Tropez seductive… The little ferryboat slowly makes its way across the glittering bay toward the historic Saint Tropez, from Port Grimaud where I’m staying.  It’s my favourite way to arrive.  Past all manner of sleek motor boats, one aptly named ‘one more toy’… Say’s …

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Wander around the Brocante in Aix en Provence

Enjoy Jill’s wonderful photos of the market in Aix-en-Provence. You can read more about how to navigate brocantes in Provence here and see more of Jill’s wonderful photos here.

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The french scarf #Provence #Markets @DreamyProvence
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The Scarf – my top French Accessory

My experiences with a scarf usually involve freezing temperatures – necessity rather than style!  Mum always says if you don’t wear a scarf on cold, damp days then you will surely catch a cold. After numerous chills and bugs I eventually added this item of clothing to my daily dress …

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Into the blue of Provence…a hint of summer

Feels like the start of summer here in Provence……… the light is incredible……. translucent…… and the blue sky is electrifying!  The region has started to warm up.  It started in early May – the chill of the early morning and evening has gone making way for a soft warm feeling. …

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Cassis – a special seaside day trip in Provence

By Jilly It takes only forty minutes from Aix en Provence to transport yourself to the soft and sandy beach of Cassis near the enchanting little port. It’s a delight anytime of the year – winter with a warm blanket and a windbreaker and summer with Explore this Post Via:: …

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