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
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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
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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
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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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Pont du Gard @OurhouseinProvence
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A Visit to Historic Pont du Gard

Contributor blog post by Michel: With daughter Tricia and family visiting, we planned activities that would interest grandchildren Avery and Caedon and frankly use up their seemingly boundless energy including hiking and swimming as often as we could. We figured a visit to Pont du Gard would be perfect. Our …

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Banon #ExploreProvence @ProvenceTayls
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Banon a Village to Visit in Provence

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Take the D179 then D22 heading north easterly , stop for an ice cream in Simiane la Rotonde and take in the peace and tranquility of this small perched village before you arrive in Banon. Famous for its cheese (typically Goats cheese wrapped in …

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Cassis Market Day @OurHouseinProvence
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Spend Friday in Cassis

Contributor blog post by Michel: If you have been to Cassis, you won’t be surprised to know that it’s one of our favorite towns in Provence. Happily, it only takes 1 hour and half to drive from Sablet to Cassis. The picturesque town is tucked into a stunning location along …

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Vaison la Romaine @OurHouseinProvence
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Vaison-la-Romaine a Tale of Two Towns

Contributor blog post by Michel: You are probably not aware but this past July, we had the pleasure of a visit from daughter Tricia, her husband Alvin and two of our wonderful grandchildren; Avery and Caedon. We have talked and planned for this visit for a long time. We knew …

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Lourmarin #Lourmarin @Susan_pwz
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Who’s the Face Behind “Lourmarin, Lourmarin”?

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: If you follow what’s happening in Lourmarin, the charming village at the southern base of the Luberon where the Manfull family has been hanging their hats for many years, you’ve no doubt seen something about “Lourmarin, Lourmarin.” Have you wondered what “Lourmarin, Lourmarin” is? …

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Sete view @TourismeSete #TravelTips
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Provence Road Trip: 10 Reasons to Visit Sète

Contributor blog post by Ginger and Nutmeg: A whale and two anchors feature on Sète’s official coat of arms, a tribute to local maritime history, and the fact that Mont St Clair makes the city looks like a humpback. Archaeologists have dated remains of human activity (discovered in 1973) to …

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