Festival d'Aix
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The Insiders’ Guide to the 2017 Festival d’Aix

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: The 2017 Festival d’Aix takes place July 3 to 22. Can’t wait? The program called “Aix en Juin” offers free or low-priced musical and cultural festivities throughout the month of June…a prelude to the main event. The guest post below–by my favorite opera aficionado …

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Flower Farm Ferme Fleurie
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Provence Blooms: Fresh From the Flower Farm Near You

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: There’s no shortage of beautiful flowers in Provence…or places to buy them. Just about every outdoor market has a vendor selling brilliant blooms at reasonable prices. But there’s something very special about buying them at the farm where they were grown  …Continue reading here for …

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Fourth of July Fête for American Expats

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: To celebrate Independence Day, Joan Jarowski–the new chair of the Avignon Chapter of Democrats Abroad–and her husband Charlie are hosting a poolside potluck at their home outside Cavaillon on Sunday July 2nd, from 12 to 5 pm (rain or shine). …Continue reading here for the …

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Envie Epicurieuse
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Social Climbing: Envie Epicurieuse Wine Event is June 4

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: Sunday June 4 is the 6th annual Envie Epicurieuse in Provence, a day of nature, hiking, food, wine and music. My friend Kelly McAuliffe, who’ll be the sommelier for the day, was there last year and says:”It blew my mind…it was so much fun. …

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Owners Gaby and Guy at Moulin de la Roque in Noves
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Where to Stay: Moulin de la Roque

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: In 2002, Gaby Janney came to stay at Guy Fallon’s Moulin de la Roque…and stayed. It’s a very-beautiful, historic property–a hamlet of vacation homes–and I wanted to share the story with you. A River Runs Through It: The Anguillon borders Moulin de la Roque. …

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Georgeanne Brennan Photo by Jessica Theroux @ProvencePost
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Q&A with Georgeanne Brennan a Provence Expert

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: Author Georgeanne Brennan, who splits her time between Provence and California, is happiest when she’s at the table…in either place. Read on for her best Provence insider tips. …Continue reading here for Julie’s interview with author (My Culinary Journey) and Provence insider Georgeanne Brennan. Who better …

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Hilary and Jean-Pierre Lemaire Theatre Le 9
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Curtain Up! A Theater Debuts in Avignon

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: A new, 50-seat theater will open in mid-January in the heart of Avignon, in an 1875 hotel particulier just behind the Opera House, just off the Place Horloge. Called Theatre Le 9 Avignon, the venue will host a range of performances including classical music, …

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Supported Holidays in the Sun @GoProvence
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Provence for Special-Need Kids and Adults

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: I recently came across a company called Go Provence, offering “supported holidays” for kids and adults with learning disabilities, autism and other challenges. The goal is to provide stimulating, fun and safe vacations for all ages in the South of France…and I think what they’re doing …

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Thanksgiving in Provence @ProvencePost
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You’re Invited: Thanksgiving in France

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: Because I live to please you, once again I’ve rounded up a great selection of Thanksgiving celebrations–on the Côte d’Azur, in inland Provence and in Paris–where you are wanted and welcome! Who attends? The local expat community of course, but also French friends and …

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Group Events with Space Available in October

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: If you’ll be in Provence in October…or are still mulling on a trip…here are some special group activities (market tours, cooking classes, wine tastings, a writers’ retreat, a luncheon for a great cause and more) that still have space available. …Continue reading here for details …

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