Eygalieres an Authentic Village in Provence @PerfProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreRoad Trip Ideas

Eygalieres an Authentic Village in Provence

Contributor blog post by Nutmeg: The key to understanding Provence is to spend some quality time in historical villages such as Eygalières. The town is tiny compared to its neighbours, with a population of only 1830 (pop. census 2008). The village site as it is known today began to take shape …

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Dancing in Salon #SalondeProvence @PerfProvence
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Dancing, Music and Art in Provence

Generally, summer is a time of festivals and music all over France. It is best to check the local guides for details as there is plenty to see in the way of art and music in Provence. If you let Provence carry you away, you might find yourself Dancing in …

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Rosemary, Thyme and Sage herb garden #Eygalieres @PhilipRemDePro
Local ProducersPhilippe GoninetTaste

Herbes de Provence Garden in Eygalières

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: The Sentiers de l’Abondance opened not so far ago and had been on my “to visit list” for a while. And I luckily found time to the opening party for the new season last Saturday. It was a real shame that the weather was not with …

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Iris Jardin de l’Achimiste #Gardens #Provence @PerfProvence
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Jardin de l’Achimiste in Provence

Contributor blog post by Ginger and Nutmeg: In a green maze – that is how your journey starts. Wandering aimlessly through the hedge circuit your footsteps form the letters, as your shoulders rub against the thick shrubbery. The characters spell Bereishit the first word of the Torah, a Hebrew word …

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Eygalieres #Eygalieres #Alpilles @JillBarth
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An afternoon in Eygalieres

Take careful steps, enjoy the moment. Beautiful, ancient, earthbound, desirable. I can’t imagine spending the stroll with anyone but my husband…for romantic reasons, definitely…but also because I can turn, at any moment, to my lifelong partner and say, “Remember our afternoon in Eygalieres?” If that sounds romantic…keep reading here about …

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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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Alpilles House #Provence @NancyGandon
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExpat Living

Massage in the Alpilles with Nancy

What could be more relaxing than a massage in the heart of the Parc naturel régional des Alpilles? Nancy Gandon was born across the Rhône River from the Palais des Papes, in Villeneuve lez Avignon a village with this tagline “La Provence côté Languedoc.” The mighty river serves as the …

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Calanque En Vau #Calanques in #Provence @PerfProvence
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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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Course Pédestre DI QUIEU BLANC #Eygalieres
Active ProvenceExplore

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 …

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Yoga Studio #Provence #Eygalieres #YogaClasses
Active ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore

Respire Étire Transpire Sabrina’s Provence Mantra

Finally, “sister” cities that make sense! Surrounded by mountains of humbling beauty, bluebird skies and lots of wintery white stuff it is clear why Aspen, Colorado is twinned with Chamonix, France. These are two all-season resorts with athletic populations focused on outdoor pursuits. The common threads start and certainly do …

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