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Uzes: A Culinary Journey in the South of France

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: You would be forgiven for thinking that Paris is the best place to experience French food. However, surprisingly many would argue against such a claim. While it is at the forefront, and to some extent the gateway to French cuisine for the average traveler, …

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French Riviera #cotedazur @cobblestoneandvineyards
Cheryl ShufflebothamExplore

The French Riviera in Two Days

Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham: I have avoided the Riviera when visiting Provence, figuring that it would be too busy, too ritzy for my taste. Well, after finally deciding to give it a try—after all it is the Riviera—all I can say is “I get it!!!” I now see …

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Nice Old Town #CotedAzur @PerfProvence
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Nice in the winter – Experience Nice a new way

Traditionally the French Riviera, and Nice in particular, was a winter resort. It served as a destination for the upper echelons to escape harsh northern winters amongst their own. Today Nice in the winter is a largely local affair – which means less hustle, bustle and fewer crowds to contend …

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6 fun things to do around Nice at Christmas @FibiTee
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6 fun things to do around Nice at Christmas

Contributor blog post by Phoebe: The Côte d’Azur is a great place to be for Christmas with plenty of fun and unusual events taking place throughout the festive period. Blessed with 300 days of sunshine a year, many of which fall over the Holidays, this is a lovely time to be …

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Dentelles sunset @TableenProvence
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End of the Road in Provence

Contributor blog post by Paula Kane: This time of year is always challenging for me. I am never too welcoming of the end of summer on any given year. And I am never ready to leave Provence or France. It comes so quickly each year, and I literally feel as …

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7 Great Ideas for An Awesome Autumn Weekend Around Uzes

Contributor blog post by Deborah: Autumn is my favorite time of year in Uzes. The tourists have left, or at least the crowds are gone. The weather is cool. The colors of nature and the man-made village walls, homes and regal buildings are all the shades of red and yellow against …

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Toulon @Aixcentric
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Spending Time in Toulon

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Spent an interesting Sunday in Toulon but….have a look at the photo below. It was Sunday, tick It was 11 am, tick …but the gallery was firmly shut! It is so exasperating when this happens after driving all the way from Aix.  I found out, …

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November and December Events in Provence @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerCurrent EventsExplore

November and December Events in Provence

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: If you’re in Provence for the holiday season for the first time, you’ll notice that Christmas is not celebrated with the same gusto as in Northern parts of France or colder climates in general. However, there are some fantastic markets to get you into the …

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autumn in provence @cobblestonesandvineyards #exploreprovence
Cheryl ShufflebothamCurrent EventsExplore

Autumn in Provence

Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham: Just the mention of Provence conjures up images of lavender and sunflowers. Beautiful indeed! But what about the autumn? Is there more to enjoy than just the lavender? Autumn in Provence has an intoxication all of its own. With the crowds having left and …

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Provence #ExploreProvence @TableenProvence
ExplorePaula Kane

The Provence Rulebook

Contributor blog post by Paula Kane: One thing you can count on if you live in Provence is visitors. It’s a given. Everyone wants to come here and they all want to stay with you. This is a mixed blessing; it’s wonderful to have your friends and love ones around …

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