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Postcard from the Edge: A Guest Post

Contributor blog post by Provence Post: A note from Julie: Every now and then I ask foodie friends in France…or just back from France…to write about one restaurant in Provence they love. When my chef pal Andy Floyd mentioned he had just been to the Le Château de Sormiou, I was …

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Spring in the Calanques @MyDreamyProvence
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A cliff walk and one of the clearest water swims in the Med

Contributor blog post by Jill Cowdry: As days become warmer, it’s impossible to resist the urge to get out – attention turns to more exercise and a spring swim in the med.  A short drive from Aix en Provence or Marseilles the magical Calanques are a special place to walk, breath …

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MuCEM views #Marseille #Provence #MUCEM @PerfProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore

Reasons to Visit Marseille Must See List

It is too bad that some visitors shy away from France’s second biggest port, scared off by Marseille’s somewhat edgy reputation. In the past, they might have been right, but now it would be a crying shame to miss the museums and the shopping in Marseille. When you go this …

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les Calanques de Maupas #Esterel #Var via @FibiTee
Active ProvenceExplorePhoebe ThomasWhere the "locals" Go

A beach-a-week: les Calanques de Maupas

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: Summer has been in full force on the French Riviera for many weeks now, one of my boys has been on holiday for 5 weeks and the other 2 weeks but I’m only just beginning to find the time to make the most of …

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Cassis Port #Cassis #Provence @ProvenceTayls
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Perfect on a Sunday

By David Taylor What is there better to do on a warm Summer Sunday than visit Cassis – 27 degrees forecast today, leave early, take a walk along the calanques, ( inland water ways with high cliff faces) , be seated for lunch by 12.30 at one of the many …

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Le Chateau Calanque de Sormiou #Provence @Aixcentric
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Memorable Dining at Le Chateau

Contributor blog post by: Aixcentric This is the view as you drive over the rocky mountains towards the Mediterranean from the very eastern edge of Marseille. The breathtaking Calanque de Sormiou is the setting for ‘Le Chateau’ a family-run restaurant established back in 1948. To be able to drive down …

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Mediterranean Calanques #Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreMarketsTasteWhere the "locals" Go

Perfectly Provence Moments by Jane Satow

Jane Satow is many things, a wife, mother, good friend and private guide. You can read more about her company Provence Cultural Tours and two unique yoga retreats in Provence here. After ten years in France, Jane gets asked by clients and friends who are visiting to share her favourite …

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Calanque En Vau #Calanques in #Provence @PerfProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreWhere the "locals" Go

Provencal Yogi Shares Her Perfectly Provence

We asked yoga instructor Sabrina Sadeghi Millecamps if she would help us uncover what makes Provence unique to both visitors and residents. “When I first came to France, I was surprised at how little was on offer in terms of yoga – studios, classes and retreats. Provence has all the …

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