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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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Transhumance in #StRemy May events #Provence @PhilipRemDePro
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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 …

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Saint Paul de Mausole in April #StRemy @PhilipRemDePro
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April in Provence

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: April is probably my favorite month of the year: “rebirth”…. Our Almond tree starts blossoming in February, followed by our numerous apple and pear trees in March. And then, in April, it is the explosion !!! Our plane tree are bright green and it’s …

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Joel Durand Chocolate #StRemy #TastesofProvence @PhilipRemDePro
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Saint Remy de Provence: What’s new 2016

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: Saint Remy is alive again… After a relaxing winter, recharging my batteries, I am now ready for the new season and will share some of my new finds with you….Easter week end is traditionally the season  kick off ! All hotels and shops are …

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Tasting Cheese in Provence #GuidedTours @PhilipRemDePro
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Having Fun in Provence

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: The season was so busy that I had no chance to post anything and I do apologize. Now I have a bit more of free time I will start posting again and wanted to share with you some of my 2015 moments with the …

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Mont Ventoux and #Lavender #Provence @PhilippeGoninet
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Sault The Lavender Capital

By Philippe Goninet Sault is known in the region as one of the best place for Lavender. It is indeed our Lavender Mecca! The other famous Lavender land is Le plateau de Valensone where you can see plenty of lavender fields but “less action” to my taste. Explore this Post …

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A Pigeon home #Moustiers La Bastide de Moustiers @PhilippeGoninet
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Gorges du Verdon, Moustiers Sainte Marie and Ducasse

By Philippe Goninet Last week end we were lucky enough that some friends, who had booked for the special 20th Anniversary Week end at Bastide de Moustiers, were sick. It is sad (they are feeling better now) but the good news is that we took their place…. Explore this Post …

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