la begude saint pierre hotel #Uzes @ShutrsSunflowrs
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Where to stay in Uzès

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: Imagine falling asleep in a luxurious room, once part of grand Renaissance French mansion or under soft linens in the bedroom a now historical, listed building.  Or staying in an exquisitely, charming bedroom filled with fresh flowers where the warmth and charm of your …

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Domaine de la Baume #Tourtour #Var @megeve_hotels
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Five Star Secluded Hideaway in Tourtour

Just outside the village of Tourtour, in the Var, is an exquisite Sibuet Maison & Hotels property:  the Domaine de la Baume a Provencal Jewel. It is a secluded hideaway with 5-star service. In keeping with the classy style of Sibuet Maison & Hotels, this one time private home is …

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Hotel la Maison d'Aix #AixenProvence @Aixcentric
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Where is France’s Most Romantic Hotel?

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Right here in Aix as it turns out! Le Parisien has just awarded that honour to La Maison d’Aix, a mansion built in 1789, in the Quartier Mazarin. Architect Laure Juhen has renovated the building in the spirit of a previous owner Madame Henriette Reboul, a …

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Updated Luxury at Marseille’s Le Petit Nice

It has been almost a century since this boutique hotel first opened its doors on the shores of the Mediterranean. Germain Passedat purchased the Villa Corinthe in 1917 and chose the name “le Petit Nice” as a tribute to the villa’s stunning location on the azure shoreline. Even today, 100-years …

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Hi Hotel Nice #Nice #CotedAzur #FrenchRiviera @DreamyProvence
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Glamorous Nice and a funky little hotel

Contributor blog post by Jill Cowdry: All aboard…. time to jump on the TGV ..my favourite way to travel.   Aix to Nice close to the dreamiest of coastline.  Via Toulon then a brief diversion inland to vineyards near Draguignan, it meanders snake-like with great ease close to the coast. …

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Domaine des Andeols #Hotels #Restaurants #Provence @ProvenceTayls
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Dinner at Domaine des Andeols

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Domaine des Andeols is a boutique hotel less than two kilometres from the village with six stylish rooms and two restaurants. There are beautiful grounds including a large Olive orchard and lavender bushes plus a superb ‘Plane’ tree which houses one of the restaurants. …

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Views from la Bastide de Gordes #Gordes #Hotels
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Luberon Luxury at la Bastide de Gordes

How do you test a hotel’s 5-star rating? Forget about checking for dust on picture frames — deliver a thunderstorm in the middle of a meal service. L’Orangerie’s terrace was brimming with lunchtime customers enjoying their market-fresh plats du jour and local rosés when the typically far-reaching view of the Luberon vanished …

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A Pigeon home #Moustiers La Bastide de Moustiers @PhilippeGoninet
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Gorges du Verdon, Moustiers Sainte Marie and Ducasse

By Philippe Goninet Last week end we were lucky enough that some friends, who had booked for the special 20th Anniversary Week end at Bastide de Moustiers, were sick. It is sad (they are feeling better now) but the good news is that we took their place…. Explore this Post …

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Hotel Le Couvent Royal #StMaximin #Basilica
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St Maximin and Gourmet Food in Provence

The village of St-Maximin-la-Ste-Baume is located 30 minutes South of Aix en Provence. There is fabulous history in this village, including the tombs of Mary Magdalene and St Maximinus (who the village was named after). There are also beautiful spots to stay and visit including the Hotel Le Couvent Royal (Hotel …

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The Villa Gallici #AixenProvence @MyDreamyProvence @Baglioni_Hotels
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Waffles, Roses and computer games at The Hotel Villa Gallici

They never appreciated a luxury holiday but now my girls (the whirls as I call them – because they are always whirling around) have really started to enjoy a touch of 5 star……..  Ooooh!  they exclaimed as we were shown to our room at the stunning Villa Gallici Hotel in Aix …

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