Cycling Nice Velo Bleu
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Try Cycling in Nice by Using a Vélo Bleu

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: Cycling along the seafront, along the splendid Promenade des Anglais in Nice, looking out across the dazzling azure sea, is one of our favourite family activities. No longer do we have to faff around fixing the bike rack to the car to load up …

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Travel Tips for Free Family Fun in Nice France
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Travel Tips for Free Family Fun in Nice France

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: I’ve recently had the pleasure of writing a guest post for one of my favourite travel blogs, The World is a Book all about free things to do in Nice with children as part of a series of free things to do in cities all …

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Easter Carnival #FrenchRiviera
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Easter Carnival on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: As spring arrives on the Côte d’Azur, towns and villages across the region come out to play. Fêtes and celebrations of all sorts take place, heralding the end of winter and the arrival of the good weather.  …Continue reading here for Phoebe’s photos from the …

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Postcards from a French Road Trip
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Postcards from a French Road Trip

Contributor blog post by Phoebe: Anyone who’s been following this blog for a while will know that we enjoy a good old road trip in our family and go on a long one almost every summer. A few years ago, before I started writing and documenting our travels, we took …

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Top 8 must-try foods from Provence
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Guide to Top 8 must-try foods from Provence

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: A significant part of any visitor’s time in Provence Côte d’Azur is likely to be taken up by food. Whether you’re eating in restaurants or cooking for yourself, either way you’re sure to find you spend a serious amount of time savouring and delighting …

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What is Lou Messugo? Discover Self-Catered Cote d’Azur

Contributor blog post by Phoebe: Let’s talk about “Lou Messugo”. Sometimes I get the feeling people are confused about Lou Messugo. What / who is it exactly? Perhaps I’m too wary of promoting my own business on this blog that it’s not actually clear that Lou Messugo is is first and …

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Galette des rois Epiphny Cake @FibiTee
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How to Make a Traditional Epiphany Cake

shared by our contributor Phoebe Thomas. She makes this French January treat, a delicious, buttery, frangipane pastry, called la galette des rois, which translates to the King’s Cake at home with her kids.

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St Agnes near Menton #CotedAzur @FibiTee
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Sainte Agnès: the highest coastal village in Europe

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: Sainte Agnès is a tiny little village located high on a ridge above Menton on the Côte d’Azur, only a couple of kilometres as the crow flies from both Italy and the coast. It is known as the “highest coastal village in Europe” as …

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6 fun things to do around Nice at Christmas @FibiTee
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6 fun things to do around Nice at Christmas

Contributor blog post by Phoebe: The Côte d’Azur is a great place to be for Christmas with plenty of fun and unusual events taking place throughout the festive period. Blessed with 300 days of sunshine a year, many of which fall over the Holidays, this is a lovely time to be …

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salad nicoise #recipe #TastesofProvence @fibitee
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Salade Niçoise a Salad from Nice

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: Salade niçoise is probably the most well-known dish to come from Nice; it is served in restaurants around the world and means quite literally Nice salad (note the capital N, salad from Nice rather than nice salad, but it is indeed that too). It …

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