Luxurious Le Petit Nice - Extérieur1RichardHaughton
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Luxurious Le Petit Nice Celebrates a Century of Gastronomy in Marseille

Distracted by Marseille’s traffic, we almost missed the sign indicating a sharp right turn towards Le Petit Nice. Once you make that turn, you are committed. Of course, you WANT to be at this 16-room boutique hotel and eat at the Michelin three-star restaurant, but the narrow entryway is not designed …

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Pool View Holiday Rental Provence Emotional Escapes
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10 Things to Consider Before Booking a Holiday Rental in Provence

That Provencal vacation that you have dreamed about is finally going to happen! You have tackled the family calendar, arm-twisted a friend into dog sitting and booked the flights to the South of France. Now what? With beautiful images of lavender fields, azure waters and chilled rosé floating through your …

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Domaine de Palerme Exterior
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Delightful Le Domaine de Palerme for a Poetic Stay in Provence

According to my phone,“You have arrived.” Good thing for the warning, as I might have missed the small entry sign for le Domaine de Palerme. Discrete might be a good descriptor for this property located only a couple kilometres from the heart of lively L’Isle sur la Sorgue. The Domaine’s …

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Mas d’Augustine Chambre d’Hôte
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Mas d’Augustine Chambre d’Hôte: Ready For Company

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: It’s time to catch up with Jane and Gary of Mas d’Augustine, the classic French chambre d’hôte (B&B) outside Uzes, France. With the winter chores done and a few holiday getaways behind them, I asked Jane: “what’s it like to be welcoming guests again.” …

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Rental Goult
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A Rental in Goult With a Studio with a Million-Dollar View

Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham: Nestled on the side of a hill (in Goult) with stunning views looking out over toward Bonnieux lies a small, secluded studio for two. This little rental is a dream. Though small, it is fitted to such a high standard. …Continue reading here for Cheryl’s photos …

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Benvengudo Hotel Exterior Les Baux
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Benvengudo means Welcome to our Hotel in Provencal

Just below the famous hilltop fortress of Les Baux sits the boutique luxury hotel Benvengudo.  The name means “welcome” in the local language and it couldn’t be more appropriate. Walking into the manicured grounds of Benvengudo is like stepping back in time, to a more simple and gracious era.  The …

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Domaine de Fontenille Vineyards
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Dream in French During a Stay at Le Domaine de Fontenille

“Even one night at this place is an unforgettable experience.” – Mary Kay Seales after her stay at this luxury property, in Provence, with her two sisters. Just a bit north of Aix-en-Provence near the tiny medieval village of Lauris is the stylish and architecturally perfect Domaine de Fontenille, on the …

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French Riviera Vence Properties for Sale
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Where to Buy Property on the French Riviera: Vence

Contributor blog post by Sophia Mose: Vence is often overshadowed by its more glamorous sister, St Paul-de-Vence. Vence, a pretty market town in the hills close to Nice (about 20 minutes from Nice airport), is often overshadowed by its more glamorous sister, St Paul-de-Vence. Whereas the village of St Paul-de-Vence …

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Gite Bonnieux
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A Gîte in Bonnieux That Comes With a Dog and Two Cats

Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham: On our last visit to Provence, we stayed at a little oasis of tranquility tucked away just below the village of Bonnieux. Each day began with a short yet very steep five-minute walk up to the boulangerie for fresh croissants. Lazy afternoons were spent lounging …

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Owners Gaby and Guy at Moulin de la Roque in Noves
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Where to Stay: Moulin de la Roque

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: In 2002, Gaby Janney came to stay at Guy Fallon’s Moulin de la Roque…and stayed. It’s a very-beautiful, historic property–a hamlet of vacation homes–and I wanted to share the story with you. A River Runs Through It: The Anguillon borders Moulin de la Roque. …

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