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Art and Photography in Provence

Provence is an endless canvas for artists, writers, photographers and frankly anyone with a fragment of a creative side. A place famous for its magical light, Provence has inspired master painters Cezanne, Matisse, Picasso, Van Gogh and many of today’s creators (pictured below) including – Tessa Baker, Duncan Barker, Barbara Pitcher and Jill Steenhuis. The other …

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Looking for Day Trip Ideas in Provence

Let us share some ideas on how to keep busy in Provence. Read about how Sassafras and Nutmeg spent their week in Provence. They enjoyed vineyards, a stop at St. Remy’s market, a bike ride along the Gorges de la Nesque, lunch in the village of Monieux and a other memorable …

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True Love Brings A New Wine Love

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: This article was part of Jill’s #12daysofwine series. …Vaqueyras… The first of my great Vaqueyras bottles was served to me and my husband on a rainy spring evening in the lounge at the divinely cultivated Château des Alpilles in St. Remy-de-Provence. It’s my deep …

Tasting Cheese in Provence #GuidedTours @PhilipRemDePro
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Having Fun in Provence

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: The season was so busy that I had no chance to post anything and I do apologize. Now I have a bit more of free time I will start posting again and wanted to share with you some of my 2015 moments with the …

Provence views #Provence @RebeccaRONANE
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Coach Rebecca Ronane Shares her Perfectly Provence

Rebecca Ronane was born in the United Kingdom, but she tells me that she embarked on a career of travelling after the age of 19. Rebecca and her husband Alain (also a travel bug) met while working as tour directors. As a guide, Rebecca has journeyed throughout Europe, the United …

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Butterfly spotting at Le Chene

Contributor blog post by David Taylor Thank you to our guest at Le Chene, Jeremy Birkett who took this picture last week whilst staying and enjoying the Lavender in the garden. The ‘Scarce Swallowtail’ is in fact quite common in central and southern Europe. The name ‘Scarce’ is the result …

Mont Ventoux and #Lavender #Provence @PhilippeGoninet
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Sault The Lavender Capital

By Philippe Goninet Sault is known in the region as one of the best place for Lavender. It is indeed our Lavender Mecca! The other famous Lavender land is Le plateau de Valensone where you can see plenty of lavender fields but “less action” to my taste. Explore this Post …

Ochres Pigments #Provence @PhilippeGoninet
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Roussillon: Everything about the Ochres

By Philippe Goninet It has been on my check list for a long time so when I got the invite, I jumped on it. I attended on Friday a special visit of the Ochre Mine of Bruoux and the Usine Mathieu, known as the conservatory of the Ochres for an …

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Celebrating Van Gogh… La suite

By Philippe Goninet Fun and busy week on my side ! On Friday I was in Mons (Culture Capital for 2015) attending a meeting with our partners of Van Gogh Europe (site in maintenance, should reopen any days from should reopen any days from now). I had the chance to …

Course Pédestre DI QUIEU BLANC #Eygalieres
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Eygalieres Course Di Quieu Blanc

Eygalieres is a Provencal postcard-perfect village in the heart of the Parc Naturel des Alpilles. To get a flavour for the town read why Eygalieres is always worth a visit. Alternatively, meet some of the residents like local DJ Manolo-J who is getting the party started, Sabrina who is sharing a …