Secret French Riviera Local's Tips
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel TipsRebecca Whitlocke

Secret French Riviera Local’s Tips: Hidden Spots Worth A Visit

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: When you live somewhere, you are privy to local tips and things that you learn about your home town or region that tourists perhaps don’t see or aren’t aware of. Yes, TripAdvisor and tourist offices can be great sources of information but if you …

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Yacht Charter French Riviera Dolphins Whales
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel TipsRebecca Whitlocke

The Best Places to Spot Dolphins, Whales and Turtles in the Mediterranean 

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Discover the Mediterranean hot spots for dolphin and whale watching. Find out where you can see turtles swimming in the wild and maybe even join them. Nature lovers will enjoy a Mediterranean yacht charter for the stunning scenery, but during the summer season there …

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Provence Poppy Field View @keith_vansickle
Explore: Travel in ProvenceKeith Van SickleLocals Travel Tips

Travel Tips for Provence a Starter Kit

Contributor blog post by Keith Sickle: Thinking of visiting Provence, the land of glorious lavender fields and charming hilltop villages?  Good for you! But planning a trip to a new destination can be challenging. Where do you begin? What you need is a Provence Starter Kit!  And here it is. …

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camargue-horse-in-sea @Margo_Lestz
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel TipsMargo Lestz

The Camargue: Horses, Bulls, and Gardians of Provence

Contributor blog post by Margo Lestz: Southwest Provence, around Arles and the Camargue, has a very distinctive culture: it’s a horse and bull culture. This marshy area, unsuitable for development, has been of little interest to humans over the years. Thus, it was a perfect place for herds of wild white …

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Marseille underwater museum
AixcentricLifestyle: Art & CultureLocals Travel Tips

New in Marseille an Underwater Museum?

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Whatever next? Plans are in place for a new tourist attraction in Marseille…an underwater museum. Standing in long boring queues to see artworks will be a thing of the past here – visitors just need diving gear to take the plunge 8m down into the Anse …

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Orange Place de la Republique #Vaucuse #TravelinProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel Tips

Travel Provence Local’s Tips for your visit to the City of Orange

Located a short distance from Avignon (21km) and neighbouring the Rhone Valley vineyards, Orange is an agricultural working town, in the Vaucluse, with a UNESCO World Heritage classification – since 1981. Founded by the Romans in 35BC and the Celtics before them, Orange’s former glory is evidenced by the monumental …

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Cours Mirabeau #AixenProvence #ExploreProvence @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeExplore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel Tips

Discover Aix-en-Provence with an expert!

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaff: “Provence appeals to so many because the region offers something for everyone. From sea to sky, from mountains to meadows, from history to contemporary, it is an endless canvas.”  Esteemed writer, Carolyne Kauser-Abbott’s, perspectives about Provence. Visit the stunning city of Aix-en-Provence with her here….. …

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French Riviera beaches @Fibitee
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel TipsPhoebe Thomas

TOP 12 favourite beaches on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: The French Riviera, or Côte d’Azur as it’s called in French, is famous (and possibly infamous) for its beaches. There are an enormous variety in the approximately 125 kilometres of coastline between Menton and St Tropez, from pebbles to fine white sand, from long …

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Gout et Voyage Luberon Weekend Travel Tips
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday ToursLocals Travel Tips

How to Spend a Luberon Weekend in Goût et Voyage Style

Martine Bertin-Peterson is intrepid; she had a window of 90 minutes of “downtime” between her back-to-back tour groups, yet she agreed to meet me for a glass of rosé. Beneath the walls of the immense Palais des Papes, in Avignon, we chatted about her food and wine excursions in Provence. …

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Apricots #CookingClasses #Provence @venisenprovence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel Tips

Provence Local’s Tips by Chef Giuseppina Mabilia

Italian by birth, Giuseppina Mabilia first visited Provence in 2004, and now she calls the Luberon village of Goult home. The years in between have allowed Giuseppina to establish herself as a private chef in the region, and more recently launch her cooking school Venise en Provence.  Although the geographic distance …

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