Philippe Goninet
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Philippe Goninet St Remy’s Tourism Foodie

They had all booked a week exploring Provence – a dream trip! Now, these 10 adults are seated in a slightly warm mini-van – some of the group swoons over the lavender fields and others love Van Gogh, some are early risers and others are always late. Meet Philippe Goninet …

La Zourcière #Provence @PaulShawcrossuk
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Explore Nice and Beyond a Paul Shawcross App

Paul Shawcross is an Economics major who turned his sights to travel, photography and writing in the 1990s. He has written many freelance articles for Francophile publications. His experience led Michelin to knock on his door for help writing and revising their Green Guides – for a long list of …

Provence Vineyards #Provence #Wines @Franceenvelo
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Vines Vineyards and Fine Wines with France en Velo

If you are a cyclist, France is your country and Provence is perfection. Hannah Reynolds a competitive cyclist and writer and John Walsh a professional biking guide have pooled their shared passion in a new book called France en Vélo – The Ultimate Cycle Journey From Channel to Med – …

Bellet-Wine-Tour-Transport #Bellet #ProvenceWines @RivieraGrape
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Do-it-Yourself Bellet Wine Tour

By Chrissie One of the most common search terms which brings visitors to this blog is Bellet wine tours (or variants on the theme). It’s also the subject that I receive the most emails and messages about. It’s fantastic to see that so many people coming to Nice want to …

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Getting to Know Provence

By aixcentric How well do you know Provence? Would you like to try a new activity locally? Do you need some inspiration for visiting friends and family? If so, the annual ‘Bienvenue Chez Vous’ could help. Over 200 organisations are offering one free entry or experience for every paid Explore …

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A Winter Food + Wine Tour in Provence

By Julie Mautner Designed to take advantage of cooler temps, quieter villages and that favorite Provencal winter past-time–feasting by the fireplace–the winter trips will include truffle hunts, Châteauneuf-du-Papes wine tasting, chocolate visits, market tours and the chance to make your own fresh foie gras, duck confit and smoked duck breast …

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Exploring Local Vineyards: Useful Press Kit and a One-day Rally

By aixcentric Saturday 20th September is the deadline for enrolling for the Sainte-Victoire Wine Rally which is great fun. But just before I post details of that, here is something interesting that I have just found which should appeal to wine-lovers in Aix. It’s a 17 page press kit, in …

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Bring Your Appetite with Avignon Gourmet Tour

By nutmeg Avignon is a must see on almost every tourist’s Provence travel agenda. Whether you are a practicing Catholic or not it is impossible to ignore the fact that the seat of influence for this religion was based in Avignon for almost 100 years. Pope Clement V arrived from …

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France en Velo a Journey from St Malo to Nice

By nutmeg Whether you own a custom-fit, carbon fiber steed with electronic shifters or a three-gear cruiser bike with tassels, you have to admit that watching the Tour de France each July is addictive. The right to wear the maillot jaune is earned over the grueling, 21-stage race by the …