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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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Savon de Marseille #Soap #Marseille #SavondeMarseille @PerfProvence
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Savon de Marseille a Provencal Tradition

Over 600 years! Talk about a recipe that has stood the test of time. 72% vegetable oil 28% moisture content Small amounts of salt and soda ash A cauldron with the perfect amount of heat Large molds for the appropriate cure time A little Mistral to help with drying Start …

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Aix App – For Walks in the Town

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: A self-guided walking tour of Aix that takes you to all the best places in town has been created by Carolyne Kauser-Abbott of Edible Heritage. It brings to life the monuments, fountains, buildings of centre ville along with stories of the lives of famous local …

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Visite d’Atelier : Martine Guimet

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Last week I was welcomed into the atelier of ceramic artist Martine Guimet located in the beautiful hilltop village of St-Saturnin-les-Apt. I must say that I am quite in love with her work. Martine makes plaques, tabletops and sundials out of lava stone from …

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Salernes Alain Vagh Scooter @MirabeauWine #Salernes
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Les ceramiques de Salernes authentic ceramics and terracotta tiles from Provence

Contributor blog post by Jeany Cronk: Salernes, a pretty neighbouring village, located in the sheltered Bresque valley is world famous for it’s authentic terracotta tiles and a lively artisanal community based on traditional ceramics. The area was mainly agricultural, but during the 1800s the discovery of local iron rich clay …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Brocantes in Provence

By Julie Mautner Antiquing is a both a national pastime and competitive sport in France…and Provence is known to have some of the finest antiquing in all the land. But it’s also know to be expensive, unless you know where to go. The great American tradition of the rummage sale, yard sale, …

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Sale at the Hotel de Paris

By aixcentric Lots of sales going on at the moment across France, but the most unusual must be the massive auction of items from the famous, glittering Hotel de Paris in Monaco. As part of its renovation project, they will be selling off all manner of items Explore this Post …

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Own a Piece of Monte-Carlo Hotel History

By Julie Mautner As part of a four-year, €250-million renovation at the five-star Hotel de Paris, its owner–Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer–will stage a major auction of the hotel’s fixtures, furniture, linens, tableware and art from January 25 to 30.   Explore this Post Via:: The Provence Post      

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