Roussilon Ochre trail #Luberon @Inntravel
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Inntravel 10 Secrets of Authentic Provence

Steve Jack is the Communications Manager for Inntravel a company that has been offering self-guided walking and cycling discoveries of rural Provence for many years. We asked Steve if he would share his favourite spots in Provence with readers. Here, is his guest post on where to discover the secrets …

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St Remy #StRemy #Market @CuriousProvence
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My St Remy Market Morning Ritual

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: I’m walking briskly through the streets at 8 am. The greys and blues of St. Remy compliment this time of day. I am a creature of habit. The sun will be hitting the terrace at Café de la Place soon. My morning coffee is …

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Veronique Bienfait
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Resolution Learn to Speak French in Provence

What promises did you make for 2016? No dessert? More exercise? Less rosé? (are you crazy!) Or is this the year that you have decided to learn to speak French? If your resolution is to improve your Français communication skills, then Véronique Bienfait is here to help you with language services …

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Christmas Markets @AccessRiviera
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12 Days of Christmas on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Ho ho ho! The festive season has crept up on me once again and I’ve been so busy with my kids picking up every cough or virus found on a school playground, and juggling lots of Christmas events that I didn’t get around to …

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A Window in Cotignac Perfectly Provence Moments
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Gout et Voyage Founder Describes her Perfectly Provence Moments

French by birth, a traveller by nature, Martine Bertin-Peterson is a Marketing and Management Professor at a the College of New Jersey. However, once classes wind down for the summer, Martine begins her bespoke Goût et Voyage tours in Provence.  “What more can a man ask of heaven? If I should happen to …

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Best Wifi Cafe in #NIce06 @FibiTee
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8 of the best cafés with WiFi in Nice

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: It’s been an age since I shared a post but this one caught my eye and I thought it’d be of interest to anyone holidaying or living near Nice on the French Riviera.  I’ve often thought I wish I’d lived in central Nice for …

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AixenProvence Views #AixenProvence #Provence @PerfProvence
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Our Favorite Things about Aix-en-Provence

A city built on water and an artistic past, Aix-en-Provence inspired Paul Cezanne and Emile Zola in their respective creative crafts. Find out what is there to like about Aix-en-Provence? This Provencal city filled with fountains, shopping, historic streets and fine dining – Click here to read about our favourite …

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Lost in Provence #Video #Blog @LostinProvence
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Getting Lost in Provence

Lance Armstrong named his book It’s Not About the Bike, yet for Ken Wallace and Bill Flanagan it was 2-wheeling that brought them together. A shared passion for cycling, backgrounds in film (Ken and Bill) and Father Son Tour (Bill’s blog) appears like the perfect set of experiential ingredients to …

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Colours of Arles #Arles Heather Robinson @LostinArles @HeatherRobinson
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Heather Robinson’s Perfectly Provence

Trailing her degrees from Yale and the University of New York, former actress Heather Robinson changed careers to become a travel writer. She has been living in France for over 14 years with her photographer companion Rémi Benali. You can read more about Heather’s favourite spots in Arles here and …

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Views from Les Baux @lesBaux #LesBaux #Provence @PerfProvence
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Top Locals Tips from Three Provencal Artists

Famous artists such as Cezanne, Matisse, Picasso and Van Gogh captured the “painter’s light” and the stunning, natural beauty of Provence. Recently, we featured three talented artists based in the South of France a region that continues to inspire and bolster their creative confidence. In case you missed their stories, …

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