Christmas Le Domaine de Palerme Magnolias suite bedroom
Bed & BreakfastsCarolyne Kauser-AbbottRentalsStay

A Family Christmas in Provence at Le Domaine de Palerme

Head to the South of France After years of the same old holiday routines, the Christmas stockings are looking a bit ragged and plum pudding it still not your favourite dessert. Why not change it up this year and spend a week in Provence? Domaine de Palerme is available for a …

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Carolyne Kauser-AbbottRentalsStay

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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Rental Goult
Cheryl ShufflebothamRentalsStay

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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Gite Bonnieux
Cheryl ShufflebothamRentalsStay

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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Guest HousesPhoebe ThomasRentalsStay

What is Lou Messugo? Discover Self-Catered Cote d’Azur

Contributor blog post by Phoebe: Let’s talk about “Lou Messugo”. Sometimes I get the feeling people are confused about Lou Messugo. What / who is it exactly? Perhaps I’m too wary of promoting my own business on this blog that it’s not actually clear that Lou Messugo is is first and …

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Mallards @LouMessugo
Current EventsPhoebe ThomasRentalsStay

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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Luberon Accommodation Les Vallons pool
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottRentalsStay

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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Julia Child's House @ProvencePost
Current EventsRentalsStayThe Provence Post

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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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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Self-Catering Holiday Home #FrenchRiviera @FibiTee #LouMessugo
Guest HousesPhoebe ThomasRentalsStay

Reasons to book a self-catering holiday at Lou Messugo – Part 1

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: It’s not often I actually outrightly refer to our gîte in this blog, in fact I don’t think I’ve ever written explicitly about it. Occasionally I refer to how easy a place of interest is to reach from Lou Messugo, or how close a certain …

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