Joel Durand Chocolate #StRemy #TastesofProvence @PhilipRemDePro
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Joel Durand Chocolate Maker in Saint Remy

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: Acclaimed chocolate maker Joel Durand is probably one of my favourite treat. Joel established his shop nearly 20 years ago and has since then confirmed that he was one of the best. He offers a unique selection of 30 different ganache chocolate with subtle …

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Transhumance #StRemy @PerfProvence
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History of Transhumance in Provence

Contributor blog post by Nutmeg: If you are lucky enough to be in Provence in time for the traditional movement of sheep and livestock (spring and fall) you might catch a transhumance as the animals head to greener pastures. Although, this is really for tourists and kids now it remains …

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Joel Durand Chocolate #StRemy #TastesofProvence @PhilipRemDePro
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Saint Remy de Provence: What’s new 2016

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: Saint Remy is alive again… After a relaxing winter, recharging my batteries, I am now ready for the new season and will share some of my new finds with you….Easter week end is traditionally the season  kick off ! All hotels and shops are …

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Chateau Dalmeran #WinesofProvence Les Alpilles #AOPLesBauxdeProvence
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Chateau Dalmeran 10th Food and Wine Contest

Domaine Dalmeran is nestled against the Alpilles a short distance from Saint Etienne du Grès and a few kilometres from St Remy de Provence. Despite its proximity to these villages the isolated vineyard, is an “island” of vines invisible from the road — the Via Domitia – an ancient Roman road …

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Saignon fountain in the square @JaneDunning
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Provencal dilemmas the three Cs Countryside Coast or City

I’m a real Francophile and have stayed in more than one hundred towns, cities, villages and hamlets in France. Twenty-two of these have been in Provence, the shortest for one night, the longest for four months. Every time I plan a trip to Provence, the dilemma is where to choose… …

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#Lavender l'Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque #Provence @ShutrsSunflowrs
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Provence Travel Tips from Caroline Longstaffe

Recently, we introduced you to Shutters and Sunflowers, a blog about the Provencal landscape and many other things that inspire Caroline Longstaffe to write. Please read the full story here. The Longstaffe family lived in Provence for about 18 months in 2012-13 and were smitten. We asked Caroline if she …

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Chateau d’Estoublon Wines Provence Les Baux
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Lunch and 3 other reasons to visit Chateau d’Estoublon

My birthday falls on the same date every year, and I had certainly dropped enough hints that maybe my hubby should plan something to acknowledge the day. Instead, at 12:45 pm we were headed towards Arles without any sort of agenda other than I suggested a visit to Abbey de …

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Barrage de Malpasset Frejus #Malpasset #Frejus #Provence @PerfProvence
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3 Must-do Adventures in Provence

With its sobering history the story of the incredible Malpasset Dam that ruptured on December 2, 1959 killing 421 is definitely worth a visit if you are near Fréjus. For a relaxing drive through an uncrowded part of Provence the Vallee de Jabron in Haute Provence has stunning vistas with …

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Touring Lost in Arles Colours of Arles #Arles Heather Robinson @LostinArles @HeatherRobinson
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Touring Heather Robinson’s “Lost in Arles” Perfectly Provence

Trailing her degrees from Yale and the University of New York, former actress Heather Robinson changed careers to become a travel writer. She has been living in France for over 14 years with her photographer companion. You can read more about Heather’s favourite spots in Arles and her “Lost in …

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Where To Eat In Saint Remy de Provence

By Vicki Where to eat in Saint Remy de Provence? Restaurants come and go but there are a few that we frequent regularly and enjoy. This list is in no particular order or of gastronomique importance. If you asked me where I like to eat in Saint Remy de Provence, …

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