Paspus Mountains Provence
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Paspus: A Page Out of History in Provence

Contributor blog post by Susan Guillory: You hear the term “stepping back in time,” but you can’t truly grasp the meaning until you experience it yourself. I first visited Paspus, a mountain top across from Saorge (and a cool 2400 in elevation), two years ago when my mountain man invited me …

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Village Saorge Alpes Maritimes @Unxplorer
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The Village of Saorge Returning to the Familiar in the Alpes Maritimes

Contributor blog post by Susan Guillory: Have you ever loved a town so much that you wanted to visit it again and again? For me, that place is the Village of Saorge. A couple of years ago, when I visited Provence with my family, I stumbled onto this tiny town, call the Tibet …

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Sainte-Agnès: A Hidden Treasure in the Alpes-Maritimes, France

Sainte-Agnès, France is a perched medieval village, 10 kilometers inland from Menton, in the southeastern corner of the Cote d’Azur.  This rocky outcrop gracefully dangles at an altitude of 800 meters above the sea. Since 1997, this medieval village has been classified as one of Les Plus Beaux Villages de …

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Weekend Wanderlust #ProvenceTravel @AccessRiviera
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Weekend Wanderlust on the Riviera

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Wanderlust (noun): A strong desire or impulse to travel. I spend so much time writing about the French Riviera that I neglect to share other great travel journeys I’ve experienced. Such as sharing a barbecue lunch on a tropical atoll in Aitutaki, trekking through …

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wolves at Alpha Parc near Nice @FibiTee
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Wolves in the South of France

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: Wolves used to be endemic to France but persecution and human encroachment on their habitat drastically reduced their numbers and by 1940 they were declared extinct in France.  However in 1992 a pair of grey wolves was discovered in the Mercantour National Park in …

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Olive Harvest on the #FrenchRiviera #Olives @RivieraGrape
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Olives on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Chrissie McClatchie: Grape harvest season may be well and truly over, but the shorter days and cooler nights of November can only mean one thing – it’s the turn of the olives on the French Riviera. The harvest season officially kicked off on October 27th. …Continue reading here to …

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Peillon village #Nice #France @FibiTee
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13 of the best hill villages near Nice

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: The Alpes-Maritimes department in south-east France, including the world famous Côte d’Azur, is home to several hundred medieval hill villages, fortified towns and ruined iron age camps and many are close to Nice.  The “villages perchés” vary from little more than a pile of …

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Grimaud Castle #Grimaud #CotedAzur @DreamyProvence
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Grimaud my favourite village near the sea

Contributor blog post by Jill Cowdry: A favourite run by car in Provence is the twisty road sweeping through pine, oak and chestnut trees from the A8 (Aix to Cote D’azur highway) down the D558 to the sea. It’s a little heartstopping in places (if you don’t like heights) but …

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Hi Hotel Nice #Nice #CotedAzur #FrenchRiviera @DreamyProvence
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Glamorous Nice and a funky little hotel

Contributor blog post by Jill Cowdry: All aboard…. time to jump on the TGV ..my favourite way to travel.   Aix to Nice close to the dreamiest of coastline.  Via Toulon then a brief diversion inland to vineyards near Draguignan, it meanders snake-like with great ease close to the coast. …

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Paloma beach St Jean Cap Ferrat #FrenchRiviera @FibiTee
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A beach-a-week: Paloma Beach, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: With the best of intentions earlier this summer I set out to write about a beach a week, which didn’t seem such a hard target, however last week got the better of me and I forgot!  But summer isn’t over in the South of …

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