Nature on the French Riviera @Fibitee
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A frog and 3 snakes in my French garden

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: It’s been a while since I’ve written about the wildlife at Lou Messugo but not for the lack of it, far from it, this summer has been all about snakessssssss and pretty green frogs. I guess that could be a bit of an exaggeration …

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BandB Mas d'Augustine @CuriousProvence
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Charming B&B: Mas d’Augustine

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: As a treat for Robin’s birthday, and the ongoing thanks he deserves for our renovation, we stayed for 2 nights at a charming boutique B&B, Mas d’Augustine, near to Uzès in Languedoc-Roussillon. Mas d’Augustine is a former silk farm that was built in the …

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Le Petit Palais d’Aglaé Gordes New Boutique Hotel

Cantilevered to a Luberon hillside are the striking remains of an ancient oppidum and its defensive dry-stone walls; Gordes can rightly boast about its ranking among les Plus Beaux Villages de France. However, at the height of Provence’s tourist season this town, with its single thoroughfare, becomes a ghastly traffic …

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Mas d’Augustine #Uzes @bfblogger2015
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Chambres d’Hôtes Near Uzès Mas d’Augustine

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: Have you ever thought about owning a B&B? I certainly have. For years I could see myself entertaining guests in an antebellum mansion. Or in a sprawling Victorian farmhouse. I’d serve a breakfast stacked high with crispy bacon and fluffy pancakes — “your choice …

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le Clos de Rohan @CobblestonesandVineyards
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Le Clos de Rohan – A Hidden Retreat in Provence

Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham: Hidden high in the hills above the village of Rustrel lies a true Provençal oasis of tranquility. Enveloped by woods, hills, and fields of lavender, le Clos de Rohan is the Provence you are looking for. From the moment you enter the grounds, this soothing …

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Mallards @LouMessugo
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Seriously? More wildlife at Lou Messugo?

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: A few weeks ago we had some unusual visitors at Lou Messugo. That in itself is not so strange, we’ve had a fair few unusual visitors over the years, both of the human kind and beast. If you’ve been reading this blog for a …

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Facade sud 2014 Chateau de Mazan @GrapeEscapes
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Château de Mazan Rich in Provencal Style

Nestled in the heart of Provence, you will find a true Hidden Gem – Château de Mazan. The former residence of the Marquis de Sade, an 18th Century French aristocrat, politician and writer who was infamous for his outrageous, libertine lifestyle, this stunning Château is an ideal destination for a relaxing …

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Luberon Accommodation Les Vallons pool
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Searching for Luxurious Luberon Accommodation Paradis en Provence has Three Options

In 1999, a decade after the publication of Peter Mayle’s “A Year in Provence” Georgina Causton, and her partner decided to take a sabbatical year. Smitten by the South of France, they never returned to live in London. Instead, they bought a house and three mortgages later ended up with three …

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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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Julia Child's House @ProvencePost
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Julia Child’s Provence House is For Rent

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner:  Now that it’s possible to rent Julia Child‘s old house in Provence, it’s only a matter of time until someone settles into that famous kitchen, whips up some delicious new recipes and publishes a cookbook titled In Julia’s Provençal Kitchen or Channeling Julia or something similar.  …Continue reading …

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