A New French Riviera Garden Festival
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A New French Riviera Garden Festival

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The ‘Festival des Jardins de la Cote d’Azur’ looks to be an interesting new venture. It runs every day from 1st April to 1st May in Nice, Cannes, Grasse, Antibes and Menton. There are two sections to this festival. The first will be 10 gardens specially …

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Restaurant in Aix en Provence La table de Saisons
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La Table des Saisons in Aix-en-Provence a Haven of Peace and Quality

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: It’s a while since we have visited La Table des Saisons so were happy on a recent visit to find the same standards of quality that this young couple have insisted on from week one back in December 2013. The chef is Lionel who has …

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Musee Bonnard
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Musée Bonnard – so much activity!

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Pierre Bonnard loved his home at Le Cannet – he painted his wife Marthe in the bath, the cats in the dining room, the splendid colours of his garden and naturally his view of the sparkling Mediterranean. Le Cannet now has the world’s only museum dedicated …

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Art Expo in Provence @Aixcentric
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Spring in Provence and New Art – is on its way

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The beginning of March sees the opening of new shows in Arles and also over at the Carrières de Lumières at Les Baux. Starting with the Fondation Van Gogh, it is a pleasure to see that they will have 8 of his paintings on show, …

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Village of Gardanne painted by Paul Cezanne
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Reasons Why You Should Plan a Visit to Gardanne

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: I have to confess driving round/past/through Gardanne several times but never stopping to have a look round. We did, this week, and found it interesting. It wasn’t a good start as the tourist office was shut. We had checked the opening hours on the website …

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Quirin Mayer artist
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Latest Exhibition at Marseille’s Musée Regards de Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Musée Regards de Provence in Marseille is a delightful gallery celebrates local artists who are very often new to me and so a visit is quite an adventure of discovery. The latest expo is dedicated to designer, painter and sculptor Quirin Mayer (1927 – ) …

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Vivian Maier photos
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Vivian Maier Photography in L’Isle sur la Sorgue

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: In 2007, John Maloof, a local historian in Chicago, came across some boxes of photos and negatives depicting Chicago in the 60’s at an auction house. Unable to get a thorough look at its contents, he took a gamble and purchased the box for around …

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MACM in #Mougins @MACMougins @Aixcentric
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An Unmissable New Museum in Mougins

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Mougins is a picture-perfect centuries-old hilltop village. Constructed like a spiral with ancient passage ways lined with stone houses, it is now a magnet for craftspeople, artists and high-class restaurateurs. But there’s an additional reason for visiting the village and that’s the Musée d’Art Classique …

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Saint-Maximin @Aixcentric
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Wine Festival at Saint Maximin this Weekend

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: If you haven’t visited Saint-Maximin, this Sunday (29th January) is an excellent time to do so as it is the Fete de la Saint Vincent, when the local vignerons celebrate their patron saint. Sixty-five of them will gather to thank their saint for the last harvest …

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Corner Bistro in Aix en Provence
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Keeping out of the wind – Places for Snacking in Aix

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: If only the authors of guide books who drool over Provencal markets with such glowing, romantic prose could witness the scene today! The few brave traders in the cours Mirabeau were packing up by 11, such was the wind; but this unlucky one didn’t strike camp …

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