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Exploring the Vaucluse

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: If you do decide to follow Ester Laushway’s advice on eating out in Vaucluse (see post on le Guide Ganité), you may like to make a day of it; so here’s details of a really good website dedicated to the département. Through it, you can subscribe …

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Restaurant ReviewsTasteVicki ArcherWhere the "locals" Go

“Where To” In Saint Rémy de Provence: #2

Contributor blog post by Vicki Archer: The most important “where to” in Saint Rémy de Provence is the most difficult to answer. Where to eat? The question everyone wants to know other than, “where to stay”. It doesn’t matter how familiar a place is, restaurants are a tough one to …

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Bronze of Zinedine Zidane 2006 World Cup by Adel Abdemessed @Aixcentric
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Summer News from Avignon

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: In Avignon on Saturday, we were surprised at how few tourists there were. The place de l’Horloge and the space in front of the Papal Palace are usually bustling with visitors, but all was quiet. Our waiter told us that it is ‘une catastrophe’. Hopefully …

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Monaco On a Shoestring @AccessRiviera
ExploreRebecca WhitlockeWhere the "locals" Go

How To Visit Monaco On A Shoestring

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: If I had a euro for every time someone asked me ‘Is Monaco cheap to visit?’ I’d probably be able to buy a penthouse apartment there myself. There’s no doubt about it that Monaco is a destination of legend – luxury everything from hotels …

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Hello Apollo @ToursofNice #Nice06
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreTrips and Tour Guides

Food and Walking tours of Nice in Italian and English

Bilingual guide Chiara Orlandi grew up in the heart of Italy, in Umbertide, a place that she still holds dear in her heart even after several years away in the United Kingdom and Edinburgh, Scotland. Orlandi studied event management at Edinburgh’s Napier University, her second Masters (her previous degrees are …

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Hotel de Caumont Garden Perfectly Provence Moments
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreWhere the "locals" Go

24-Hours in Aix Relaxing with Energy en Provence

Born in Paris, Caroline Guyot studied languages (English and Russian) and history. After 14 years of selling advertising space featuring European luxury products, for her employers at the International Herald Tribune and the New York Times – Guyot called it quits. She left the “City of Light” and her advertising …

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10 things about Provence @Unxplorer
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10 Things I Miss About Provence

Contributor blog post by Susan Payton @ the Unexplorer: One year ago, I was sipping rosé in Pignans. It still feels unbelievable. Here’s what I’m missing about my time in Provence. 1. The Food. Everything tastes better in France. Or maybe just anywhere but the US. The bread, the butter, …

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Bargemon landscape #Var @AccessRiviera
ExploreRebecca WhitlockeRoad Trip Ideas

French Riviera Weekend Wanderlust: Bargemon

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Bargemon, located in the hinterland of the Var department was a pleasant weekend getaway for myself and my partner and a town that we will definitely return to as the area allowed a nice change of scenery away from the coast. Fortified in AD …

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Travel Wifi #Nice06 @bestofniceblog
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Hot Spots – New Ways to Stay Web Connected in Nice

Contributor blog post by Allison @Best of Nice: Our need to stay connected has become insatiable… especially on vacation. Good news: after years in the digital dark-ages, Nice is finally catching up to the modern world! After years of false starts, we finally have free 4G high-speed wifi all along the Promenade du Paillon, in Place …

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Green Walnuts for wine #TastesofProvence @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerCurrent EventsExplore

June Events in Provence

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Green Walnuts are traditionally picked on June 24th to make walnut wine June in Provence There are many events this month but the most common is the Fête de la Saint Eloi. Saint Eloi is the patron saint of metal workers, blacksmiths, cart drivers …

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