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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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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#Marseille @LePetitNice Traquandi2 RichardHaughton
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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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Pool Mas des Avelines @OlivesVines
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Escapes in the Olives and Vines of Provence

A summertime escape to the Cote d’Azur from the French Alps. Heavenly! One might be tempted to describe the combination of a villa near Bandol, in Provence, and a home in the French mountain resort of Val d’Isère as the “the best of both worlds.” In 2010, Su Stephens and …

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