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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Orange Place de la Republique #Vaucuse #TravelinProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreWhere the "locals" Go

Travel in Provence Local’s Tips for your visit to Orange

Located a short distance from Avignon (21km) and neighbouring the Rhone Valley vineyards, Orange is an agricultural working town, in the Vaucluse, with a UNESCO World Heritage classification – since 1981. Founded by the Romans in 35BC and the Celtics before them, Orange’s former glory is evidenced by the monumental …

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Cours Mirabeau #AixenProvence #ExploreProvence @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeExploreWhere the "locals" Go

Discover Aix-en-Provence with an expert!

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaff: “Provence appeals to so many because the region offers something for everyone. From sea to sky, from mountains to meadows, from history to contemporary, it is an endless canvas.”  Esteemed writer, Carolyne Kauser-Abbott’s, perspectives about Provence. Visit the stunning city of Aix-en-Provence with her here….. …

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Cocteau Wunderland Museum @CuriousRambler @Margo_Lestz
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7 Favourite Museums in Provence Côte d’Azur

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: So many of my good intentions for the blog slip during summer.  Mid June to mid July is by far the busiest time of year for me work wise on top of which I find it hard to write with the kids around and …

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October Events in Provence @provencepost
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Group Events with Space Available in October

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: If you’ll be in Provence in October…or are still mulling on a trip…here are some special group activities (market tours, cooking classes, wine tastings, a writers’ retreat, a luncheon for a great cause and more) that still have space available. …Continue reading here for details …

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