Provence Market Cucuron #Cucuron #Luberon #Provence @PerfProvence
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Gifts: Christmas Presents and Essentials from Provence

Need some ideas for souvenirs and presents to take home? Check out Christmas Presents from Provence and kitchen essentials for an aspiring Provencal cook. Speaking of Christmas the “marchés de noël” starts up in every town and village in late November. Of course there is food, that pretty much goes …

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Bustling market in l’Isle sur la Sorgue

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: L’Isle sur la Sorgue is not only the Venice of Provence with the river Sorgue running through the town but it is also the antiques capital of Provence with its weekly market. Last Sunday, the …Continue reading here Via:: Accommodation in Provence       

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Villages des Marques Miramas @Aixcentric
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Provence – Even More Shops in Miramas

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: When we first used to visit Provence, I really loved its lack of commercialisation. Boy is that changing! What with the ‘Allées Provencales’ in Aix which has altered the retail balance of the town, and down in Marseille, the ‘Terrasses du Port’, ‘Les Voutes’ and …

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International Art & Antiques Fair in L’Isle Sur La Sorgue #Provence @VaucluseDreamer
BoutiqueJulie WhitmarshShopping Ideas

Fine art and something a bit different!

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: More by luck than judgement, the first Sunday of our holiday this summer happened to coincide with the final day of this year’s International Art & Antiques Fair in L’Isle Sur La Sorgue. I must admit that I’d realised the ‘happy coincidence’ a few …

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Cathedrale de la Major Marseille #Marseille #Provence @PerfProvence
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Marseille: Les Voutes de la Major

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Slowly, the shopping and eating area tucked underneath the imposing cathedrale de la Major is coming to  life.  There are 8 stores open so far, including a very large Habitat (1500m2) and a Fragonard more of which later. …Continue reading here Via:: Aixcentric       

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Linens Textiles @alabreche_annie
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The Fabric of our Lives

I’ve always loved fabrics, their feel, the patterns of their weave or printed design, the richness of their colours, as well as their potential for being transformed into the functional or the beautiful, the mundane or the luxurious. They also have a rich and fascinating history. Stone loom weights, used …

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Ashley TinkerBoutiqueShopping Ideas

Aubagne Argilla Marché Potier

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Ashley of Curious Provence writes about her favourite market stand, and a trip to a huge pottery market that is held every August in Aubagne. Yesterday, I went to one of the five largest pottery markets in Europe. For the past weekend, the bi-annual …

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Olive Tree Care

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Here is a guide on how to take care of that irresistible little olive tree you bought to diversify your garden (if you weren’t travelling by plane that is). You may look at those little trees and think that ‘Oliviers’ won’t grow where you …

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French Fashion for Summer @bfBlogger2015
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Irresistible French Fashion for Summer

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: A week or so ago, the Barefoot Blogger could not resist going into one of my favorite shops in Uzes, L’atelier des Ours. Yes, summer bobo chic fashions are everywhere. Lightweight pantaloons and flouncy ruffled dresses, among other irresistible things. Who could pass it …

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