Vaison la Romain Roman ruins @OurhouseinProvence
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Tuesday Morning at the Vaison-la-Romaine Marché Provencal

Contributor blog post by Michel: The only days that are reserved before we get to Sablet are Tuesdays. Tuesday is when the weekly Marché Provencal takes place in the center of Vaison-la-Romaine. We usually go rain or shine. The latter is definitely more fun. Since we are fortunate to have …

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Market Day in Apt #Markets #Provence @VaucluseDreamer
Julie WhitmarshMarketsTaste

Saturday is market day in Apt and I love it!

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: I always think it’s a shame that we don’t have the same approach to markets in England as they do in France. As I sit with my first coffee of the day and a ‘pain au chocolat’ in a cafe in Apt the whole …

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Encounters at a French Market @CobblestonesandVineyards
Cheryl ShufflebothamMarketsTaste

Encounters at a French Market

Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham: There is nothing like wandering through a French market filled with fresh fruits and vegetables, cheese, bread, soap, honey, and so much more. It’s a lively place—the heart of France, the heart of the village. Today, I was meandering a French market in the …

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Best Markets in Provence @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerMarketsTaste

Velleron Night Market: Marché Producteur

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Velleron night market is one of the best producer’s markets in Southern France. It has been continually included within the 100 “marchés d’exception” in France by the Conseil National des Arts Culinaires. The market is open daily, except Sunday of course, in the hot …

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Best Markets in Provence @CuriousProvence
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Best Markets in Provence: Part II Farmer’s Markets

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: The quality of the produce is impressive here in Provence. However, all produce is not created equal. The first year I was here, I grew many of my own vegetables. I later wondered why I went through all that trouble. There are some producer’s …

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Best Markets in Provence @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerMarketsTaste

Best Markets in Provence: Part 1 Provençal

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Just about every village in Provence has a weekly market. Some villages have markets that occur twice a week or even daily! Markets are absolutely my favourite part of living in Provence. We can easily spend a day wandering through the stalls and people …

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Markets in Provence #Markets @Susan_PWZ
MarketsModern TrobadorsTasteWhere the "locals" Go

Mapping the Markets of Peter Mayle’s Provence

Contributor blog post by The Modern Trobadors: Twenty years ago, my husband, daughter, and I rolled into Marseille on the high-speed train from Paris.  If I recall correctly, the Aix-en-Provence TGV station had not yet been built. We rented a car and drove to Aix-en-Provence, where we would spend several …

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Olives for sale in the Uzes market #Uzes @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeMarketsTaste

The best Provencal market is in Uzès

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: A man with hairy ears selling goats cheese, a nun blessing us with her wine!  Smiling locals selling linens, ribbons, baskets, and flowers,  cheese makers, olive growers, and an abundance of fresh produce. How can you not visit Uzès fabulous twice-weekly markets, the most …

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Cucuron Market #Cucuron #Luberon #TastesofProvence
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Cucuron Market Day Photos

Contributor blog post by Nutmeg: Market day in Cucuron is Tuesday. Located in the epic-centre of the Luberon Regional National Park Cucuron displays all the charms of a classic Provençal village. The hamlet, like its closest neighbours Lourmarin, Ansouis and Vaugines is bejewelled with ramparts, bell towers and shady plane …

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Markets in Provence #Markets #TastesofProvence @PerfProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottMarketsRestaurant ReviewsTaste

Provence 5 Dining Tips from Cafes to Markets

Provence is filled with dining possibilities from picnics to Michelin-starred tables. The good news is it is hard to get a bad meal if you follow your nose and a few ground rules. Cafés offer table service for coffee and other beverages (think rosé and pastis) throughout the day. Cafés are typically open …

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