Van Gogh Statue #StRemy #VanGogh @GingerandNutmeg
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Revisiting Van Gogh a Driving Tour in Provence

Contributor blog post by Deborah @Barefoot Blogger: This post is republished from the early Barefoot Blogger archives a road trip through Provence with stops in some of the places where Vincent Van Gogh once painted. For those of you who have not followed the early adventures of the Barefoot Blogger, you will be introduced to …

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Abbaye du Thoronet @PerfProvence
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Must See Treasures of the Var

Contributor blog post by Nutmeg: Looking for things to see or do while you are in the Var? Here, are a few not-to-be-missed sites: The Thoronet in the Var one of three Cistercian abbeys in Provence. L’Abbaye du Thoronet was classified as a French historical monument in 1840. Restoration work started the year after and still continues today. …

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Lyon road trip @CuriousProvence
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Impressions, Facts and Things to do in Lyon (other than eat)

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: So we’re currently lying on the couch holding our bellies after we have been testing their limits all weekend in France’s gastronomic capital. Lyon is a city full of surprises and delicious specialties. I wasn’t expecting the buildings to be so colourful. As it’s …

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Uzes Duchy #Uzes @PerfProvence
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A Day in Uzes and a Chateau for Sale

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: It takes just under 2 hours to get to Uzes from Aix and is well worth the visit. It’s a charming little town (pop. just over 8,000) which is unspoiled by modern developments. And it has a terrific Saturday market. So what is there to …

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@CovoitureArt @AccessRiviera
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Carpool to a château or art gallery? Why not! Covoiture-Art

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Now, having no car or adversity to using public transport is a thing of the past if you desire to visit art galleries, museums or historical places of interest throughout France – welcome to the concept of Covoiture-Art! We’ve all seen car sharing sites …

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2CV experience #Rentals #Provence @PerfProvence
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Looking for Day Trip Ideas in Provence

Let us share some ideas on how to keep busy in Provence. Read about how Sassafras and Nutmeg spent their week in Provence. They enjoyed vineyards, a stop at St. Remy’s market, a bike ride along the Gorges de la Nesque, lunch in the village of Monieux and a other memorable …

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Street to center of old Uzès #Uzes @OurHouseinProvence
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Return to Uzès, the first Duché of France

Contributor blog post by Michel: There are towns and villages we happily visit time and again which is good because our friends are getting to know the Vaucluse and surrounding area almost as well as we do. So it was an easy decision last fall to drive to Uzès; we love …

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#Lavender l'Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque #Provence @ShutrsSunflowrs
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Provence Travel Tips from Caroline Longstaffe

Recently, we introduced you to Shutters and Sunflowers, a blog about the Provencal landscape and many other things that inspire Caroline Longstaffe to write. Please read the full story here. The Longstaffe family lived in Provence for about 18 months in 2012-13 and were smitten. We asked Caroline if she …

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Weekend Wanderlust #ProvenceTravel @AccessRiviera
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Weekend Wanderlust on the Riviera

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Wanderlust (noun): A strong desire or impulse to travel. I spend so much time writing about the French Riviera that I neglect to share other great travel journeys I’ve experienced. Such as sharing a barbecue lunch on a tropical atoll in Aitutaki, trekking through …

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Saturday Market in Pezenas, France

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: As you know by now, market day is my favorite time to visit new places in France. Saturday Market in Uzes is a hard act to follow. Pezenas isn’t far behind. One of the “most beautiful towns” in Languedoc Pezenas, which is considered to …

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