Cycle the Drome Provencal @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExplore: Travel in ProvenceStay Fit in Provence

Another cycle into the Drome Provencal

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: We are accommodating more cyclists this year, Nigel and his wife Jenny are on their second visit, Nigel (pictured) is a very experienced road and mountain biker, and so I was a little nervous joining him and our friends Kevin & Siobhan, also very experienced …

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Parc Vaugrenier Villeneuve Loubet @AccessRiviera
Explore: Travel in ProvenceRebecca WhitlockeStay Fit in Provence

Parc Vaugrenier – Villeneuve Loubet

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Parc Vaugrenier is a park that we visit regularly and it’s easily accessible for many people visiting the region who may be staying in Villeneuve Loubet/Baie des Anges, Cagnes sur Mer, Biot, or Antibes. Vaugrenier: A past Roman site Located off the RN7, the …

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Mur de la Peste #Luberon #ExploreProvence @PerfProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceProvencal Culture & HistoryStay Fit in Provence

Mur de la Peste a Rocky Trail in Provence’s History

Over 100,000 people (some estimates as high as 126,000) died in Provence between 1720 and 1722, including almost 50% of Marseille’s population some 46,000 inhabitants. All in the name of commerce. The Grand Saint-Antoine arrived in Marseille’s port on May 25, 1720, from Syria (previously Levan), the vessel was late, …

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Blue Sky Biking #ExploreProvence @TableenProvence
Explore: Travel in ProvencePaula KaneStay Fit in Provence

Blue Sky Biking in Provence

Contributor blog post by Paula Kane: Well, well. This is just unbelievable really. The sky has been bright blue, the temperatures between +32 and +36 and no wind. It’s been perfect for weeks, I almost can’t believe it. This past week has been silly busy with my brother-in-law visiting, Jason …

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Cycling in Provence @VaucluseDreamer
Explore: Travel in ProvenceJulie WhitmarshStay Fit in Provence

Luberon Cycling from Sade to Saignon

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: In a little over a week’s time my hubby and boys will set off from our home on Dartmoor to cycle through France, hopefully arriving safe and well after about 18 days in Sete. They’ll be cycling just over 1500km in that time, not quite …

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Summertime in Provence #TastesofProvence #WinesofProvence @TableenProvence
Explore: Travel in ProvencePaula KaneStay Fit in Provence

Summertime in Provence

Contributor blog post by Paula Kane: Blue skies and rosé – this is Provence. Wow. Just wow. This is what summer is supposed to be. ++30 and sun everyday. Isn’t it? At least it’s my idea of summer and I am finally getting it. My first week is always rather …

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Drome Provencal @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExplore: Travel in ProvenceStay Fit in Provence

Cycling into the Drome Provencal

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: I am continuing to train for a further ascent of Mont Ventoux in the coming weeks so my Tuesday ride took me over the hills past Javon and down to Sault. As ever the first glimpse of Ventoux with the lavender in full bloom …

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Mont Ventoux a big ride @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExplore: Travel in ProvenceStay Fit in Provence

Conquering the mighty Mont Ventoux

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: As many people know cycling is the number one sport in France and the Luberon is the perfect location to enjoy it, there is a long flat cycle path running from Cavaillon to as far as Forcalquier, whilst there are many quiet back roads …

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Lac de Quinson @Aixcentric #VisitVar
AixcentricExplore: Travel in ProvenceStay Fit in Provence

Enjoying the Water In Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: At last it’s hot in Aix and so we were very happy this week to take to the water. We visited the Lac de Quinson which is on the border of the Var and the Alpes de Haute Provence. It’s all part of the waterway …

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Flowers on cycle route @VaucluseDreamer
Explore: Travel in ProvenceJulie WhitmarshStay Fit in Provence

Luberon Cycle: Cherries, Lavender and Roussillon Ochres

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: After a couple of busy days settling back into the house and getting on top of a few things I needed to do, I decided to get back out on the bike this morning. I had an appointment with my neighbour to pop to the …

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