L’Escalet St Tropez #StTropez @RivieraGrape
Explore: Travel in ProvenceRebecca WhitlockeStay Fit in Provence

Pilates and wine tasting weekends St Tropez

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: If you’re looking to refresh and refocus after summer, head to St Tropez where there are two high-demand Pilates and wine tasting weekends scheduled at a stunning villa. The villa is in L’Escalet, which is about 20 minutes from St Tropez centre and in …

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AixcentricExplore: Travel in ProvenceRoad Trips South of France

Empty beaches and galleries in St Tropez

By aixcentric It really is the best time to hit the coast. You can drive there! You can park! Enjoy empty beaches, restaurants and art gallery! In fact this photo shows the world-famous celeb-magnet Pampelonne Beach last week…not a footballer, WAG or starlet in sight. Just us, Explore this Post …

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wine bottle and glasses Vignobles St Tropez Helicopter Visit
Taste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

The Best Vignobles Near Saint Tropez: Fly to Taste Your Wines

The French Riviera is renowned for its rolling hills and outstanding vineyards. Rosé wines are a home-grown specialty, but the splendid whites and reds deserve some attention too. A trip to the Var is incomplete without sampling the local vignobles, particularly if you are heading to St Tropez and Grimaud, …

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Love Stories Provence
Books on ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottLifestyle: Art & Culture

Book Club Finds! Love Stories Inspired by Provence

Provence Love Stories A budding romance, a Provencal setting and voila – a love story. The following list of books only begins to scratch the surface of the popular women’s fiction genre. However, these are authors we recommend as they write beautifully, inviting you into the lifestyle in the South …

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Porquerolles Fondation Carmignac Modern Art Porquerolles
AixcentricArtists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & Culture

A Must Visit to the Porquerolles Fondation Carmignac

By Aixcentric: Porquerolles is the largest of the 3 Iles d’Or (Islands of Gold), easily accessible from the coast. We did the short (20 min) crossing from La Tour Fondu, near Hyères, roughly a 90-minute drive from Aix-en-Provence, depending on traffic. I hadn’t visited Porquerolles for many years and was surprised …

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Destination Antibes French Riviera View Old Town
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Destination Antibes and Nice: Three Nights on the Côte d’Azur

Dorothy, you’re not in Kansas Provence anymore. Getting out of the car in Antibes, I encountered a touch of humidity and crowds in the streets. Cliché perhaps, but I had driven just over two (2) hours to the Côte d’Azur. This town was a different part of Provence than the one …

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Visiting Côte d'Azur
Ashley TinkerExplore: Travel in Provence

Travel Tips for Visiting the Côte d’Azur a Guest Post by Author Jane Dunning

By Jane Dunning for Curious Provence: Visiting the Côte d’Azur I’ve stayed in over twenty places in Provence, from Menton in the east to Cassis in the west and Orange in the north and, I confess, it’s my favourite region in the whole of France. It’s also the setting for …

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Book Art in the South of France- The Inside Story
AixcentricBooks on ProvenceLifestyle: Art & Culture

A New Book, Art in the South of France: The Inside Story

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: My new book “Art in the South of France: The Inside Story” is being launched this week. It is a journey across from ancient sun-drenched Arles through Saint-Tropez and Saint Paul-de-Vence to the Italianate beauty of Menton, following the artists who flocked south to the area …

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Provence's Instagrammable Locations Charming Villages Saignon Provence
Explore: Travel in Provence

Provence’s Most Instagrammable Locations and Attractions

Guest Post: The Most Instagrammable Spots in Provence France may be the most visited country in the world, with the region of Provence falling in only second to Paris, but it remains a tricky task to discover some of its hidden treasures. Anyone who has ever had any inclination towards …

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Coronado Island beach
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottTaste: Food & Drink

Enjoying a Southern California Taste of Provence Menu With Friends

Occasionally, there are opportunities to connect with contributors in person, outside of “Perfectly Provence.” This week was one of those times. Provencal Connections in California On what was a bit like speed dating trip in Southern California my hubby and I drove to San Diego for one evening. The hook for …

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