Saintes Maries de la Mer
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How to Spend a Day in the Camargue at Saintes Maries de la Mer

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: Once upon a time, many moons ago (actually in 40 after C), Marie Jacobé, Marie Salomé, Martha, Marie Magdalena and Sara landed on the shores of Camargue after a long journey from Palestine on a small boat. …Continue reading here to learn more about this group …

Chateauneuf du Pape
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Touring Tips for Chateauneuf du Pape Wine Tasting and More

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: Chateauneuf du Pape is the king of the wine in our region. When one wants to discover Chateauneuf du Pape, you better prepare your day ahead. With more than 300 estates to choose from, tricky to decide which you’ll want to go to. …Continue …

Paul Rebeyrolle at Musee Estrine Saint Remy
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Exhibition Paul Rebeyrolle at Musée Estrine Saint Remy de Provence 2017

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: Yesterday was the opening of the new exhibition at Musée Estrine in Saint Rémy. Curator Elisa Farran was so happy to share Paul Rebeyrolle’s work since it was on her bucket list since she joined the museum 10 years ago and today her dream comes …

Philippe at Fondation Van Gogh
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2017 Van Gogh exhibition in Arles at the Fondation

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: I know spring on its way for the buds on my rose trees and the invitations to Museum opening. That was the case on last Friday when I got the chance to discover 2 new exhibitions on the same day. …Continue reading here for …

Carrieres de Lumieres
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Carrieres de Lumieres new 2017 exhibition

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: We were many, last Friday evening, to queue for the opening night of the famous Carrières de Lumières (Quarry of light) in les Baux de Provence to discover the latest show. This year’s show presents works from Jerome Bosch (NL 1450-1516) Primitive Flemish Pieter …

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Vasarely Exhibition in Gordes Summer 2016

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: I was waiting for it, for the reason that the castle in Gordes was closed for visit while I was touring there. I was in Gordes for the opening on June 2nd of the new Victor Vasarely exhibition and was not disappointed. Victor Vasarely …

Savon de Marseille #Soap #Marseille #SavondeMarseille @PerfProvence
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Best Savons de Marseille in Provence

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: Since the 17th Century, Marseille has been a leading manufacturer of the soap know as « Savon de Marseille ». In 1688, King Louis XIV established the rules for the production of the savon de Marseille. He required the use of large cauldrons and pure olive …

Rosemary, Thyme and Sage herb garden #Eygalieres @PhilipRemDePro
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Herbes de Provence Garden in Eygalières

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: The Sentiers de l’Abondance opened not so far ago and had been on my “to visit list” for a while. And I luckily found time to the opening party for the new season last Saturday. It was a real shame that the weather was not with …

Joel Durand Chocolate #StRemy #TastesofProvence @PhilipRemDePro
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Joel Durand Chocolate Maker in Saint Remy

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: Acclaimed chocolate maker Joel Durand is probably one of my favourite treat. Joel established his shop nearly 20 years ago and has since then confirmed that he was one of the best. He offers a unique selection of 30 different ganache chocolate with subtle …

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May in Provence

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: Warmer and longer days when we are able to start dining outside…. The scenery is still green and coloured with all the blooming flowers. However you need to know that May can be busier than June for the fact of the French bank holidays …