Flower Farm Ferme Fleurie
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Provence Blooms: Fresh From the Flower Farm Near You

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: There’s no shortage of beautiful flowers in Provence…or places to buy them. Just about every outdoor market has a vendor selling brilliant blooms at reasonable prices. But there’s something very special about buying them at the farm where they were grown  …Continue reading here for …

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May 1st in Provence @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerCurrent EventsExploreUnique Experiences

May 1st in Provence: Arlésiennes et Gardians

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Le Fête des Gardians is the annual festival in Arles celebrating the lifestyle and traditions of the gardians (basically the French version of cowboys that rear bulls for delicious daube provençal). There’s an enormous parade, blessings of the animals, a queen is elected and …

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Festival des Jardins
Current EventsExploreRebecca Whitlocke

About the Festival des Jardins de la Côte d’Azur

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: The first Festival des Jardins de la Côte d’Azur is a new event for the region and will take place from today until 01 May 2017. Debut edition of the Festival des Jardins de la Côte d’Azur The theme is ‘L’éveil des sens’, translated …

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Tourrettes-sur-Loup The City of Violets in Provence
Cheryl ShufflebothamExplore

Tourrettes-sur-Loup: Provence’s City of Violets

Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham: The thrill of discovering new villages with the expectation that the next one will be more charming than the last is why my early trips to France entailed a five-page list of villages in alphabetical order to see.The sight of this list would often …

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Mimosas in flower signs of spring in Provence @GirlGoneGallic
Current EventsExploreGirl Gone Gallic

Winter Blues? Bring a little Cote d’Azur sunshine into your life!

Contributor blog post by Girl Gone Gallic: Explore Provence’s scenic “Route du Mimosa”! Grey skies getting you down? Ain’t no sunshine? What could be better to brighten even the darkest dreariest winter day than 130km (80 miles) of bursting scented golden poofs? So much better than popping Vitamin D pills or …

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Spring in Provence @ProvenceTayls
Current EventsDavid & Karen TaylorExplore

It’s spring in Provence – officially!

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: It’s incredible how over the last fortnight so much plant life has burst into colour. The cherry trees as always are spectacular giving a white shimmer to the hillside, some are already turning and will soon be producing delicious red cherries. As sure as eggs …

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Saint Paul de Mausole in April #StRemy @PhilipRemDePro
ExplorePhilippe Goninet

April in Provence

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: April is probably my favorite month of the year: “rebirth”…. Our Almond tree starts blossoming in February, followed by our numerous apple and pear trees in March. And then, in April, it is the explosion !!! Our plane tree are bright green and it’s …

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Vines in flower #Wine #Provence @MirabeauWine
AperoMirabeau WinesProvencal Wines

Wine Flowering Season in Provence

By Jeany Cronk After months of hibernation we saw a gentle awakening of the vines towards the end of April, and during May this quiet start turns into pretty manic growth, especially if you have decent temperatures. We’ve had a few very hot days already and practically no rain, so …

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Springtime #Provence #Almonds @DreamyProvence
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Springtime in Provence – in the countryside around Aix en Provence

Spring comes early in Provence with flowering almond trees flowering in January and February. The tiny pink and white blossoms are a sure sign that the seasons are changing in the south of France.  Enjoy the photos shared by My Dreamy Provence of the almond trees in flower in the …

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Hotel de Ville Aix-en-Provence #AixenProvence @PerfectlyProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreProvencal History

Hotel de Ville at the Heart of Old and New Aix en Provence

The Hôtel de Ville (Town Hall) and the busy square directly in front date from 1741 a time when Aix en Provence was the capital of Provence. The building was constructed for meetings between consuls and the Town Council. Today, the building remains the place where most administrative requests are …

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