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3 Must-do Adventures in Provence

With its sobering history the story of the incredible Malpasset Dam that ruptured on December 2, 1959 killing 421 is definitely worth a visit if you are near Fréjus.

Barrage de Malpasset Frejus #Malpasset #Frejus #Provence @PerfProvence

For a relaxing drive through an uncrowded part of Provence the Vallee de Jabron in Haute Provence has stunning vistas with plenty of artisanal vendors along the way.

Sisteron Vallee du Jabron #ValleeduJabron #HauteProvence @PerfProvence

Vallee du Jabron #ValleeduJabron #HauteProvence @PerfProvence

Vallee du Jabron

Vallee du Jabron #ValleeduJabron #HauteProvence @PerfProvence

Vallee du Jabron

Roman era aqueducts such as the impressive Pont du Gard and the antique theater in Orange should be on your list. The remains of the Roman oppidum Glanum in St Remy de Provence and the glorious views from there.

Pont du Gard #PontduGard @PerfProvence

Pont du Gard

Glanum Valetudo's temple #Glanum #StRemy #Provence @PerfProvence

Glanum Valetudo’s temple

Pont du Gard #PontduGard @PerfProvence



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Carolyne Kauser-Abbott

With her camera and laptop close at hand, Carolyne has traded in her business suits for the world of freelance writing and blogging. Her first airplane ride at six months of age was her introduction to the exciting world of travel.

While in Provence, Carolyne can be found hiking with friends, riding the hills around the Alpilles or tackling Mont Ventoux. Her attachment to the region resonates in Perfectly Provence this digital magazine that she launched in 2014. This website is an opportunity to explore the best of the Mediterranean lifestyle (food & wine, places to stay, expat stories, books on the region, travel tips, real estate tips and more), through our contributors' articles.

Carolyne writes a food and travel blog Ginger and Nutmeg. Carolyne’s freelance articles can be found in Global Living Magazine, Avenue Magazine and City Palate (Published Travel Articles).

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