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Tastes of Provence

Chestnut Festival Revest-du-Bion
Julie WhitmarshLocal Food ProducersTaste

A Must! The Chestnut Festival in Revest-du-Bion in Provence

Last year, we enjoyed a mild autumn in Provence, which is not always the case in the South of France. The pleasant temperatures meant we could get out cycling and for long walks. It also allowed us to visit some of our favourite brocantes and the semi-annual Antiques, Art, and …

Tastes of Provence Fall Menu 2023
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottProvencal RecipesSeasonal MenusTaste

Make this Fall Menu with Recipes from the South of France

Our 2023 fall menu brings a collection of Provencal and French Riviera dishes to your dinner table. The menu was created by Anina Belle, the culinary genius behind Le Chef’s Wife. In the last year of her business degree, Anina Belle was an exchange student in Nice, France. She had …

Eygalieres Local Restaurants
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottRestaurant RecommendationsTaste

Where to Eat? Restaurants in Eygalières to Try Now

Unlike the abundant shopping in the heart of Saint Remy de Provence, the village of Eygalières has only a handful of boutiques. However, what this town lacks in retail opportunities, it makes up for with places to eat and drink. The following list of cafés and restaurants in Eygalières is …

Cocktail Hack leftover Rosé Make Ice Cubs
DrinksMaison Mirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste

Cocktail Hack: What to do with Leftover Rosé?

In the unlikely event of leftover rosé in your fridge, we have some great recipes! These rosé ice cubes are the perfect addition to a summer cocktail or to cool down your rosé during a hot summer day without watering it down. They look so pretty too. Continue reading here …


Living in Provence

Castle Hill Cemetery Coastal Walks Near Nice
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreVillages Towns and Cities

French Riviera 10 Places to See During your Stay

Whether this is your first trip to the French Riviera or you are a regular visitor to the Côte d’Azur, the only problem is overwhelming choices. Where should you start? In alphabetical order, we have highlighted ten (10) of our favourite places to visit along (or near) the coast. However, …

Walking in the Luberon
ExploreJulie WhitmarshStay Fit

Why Walking in the Luberon is a Great Way to Explore Provence

The Luberon is a great area to explore on foot. There is a wonderful network of well-marked hiking trails, with many of the villages having their own circular walks too. While, in the height of summer, it can be too hot to really walk any distance, and many of the …

See Flamingos in Provence
ExploreGayle PadgettLocals Travel Tips

A Great Place to See Flocks of Flamingos in Provence

Calling all nature and bird lovers! During your trip to Provence, you won’t want to miss the family-friendly Parc Ornithologique de Pont-de-Gau. This birding hot spot in the Camargue is near Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, where you will see pink flamingos and many other birds. See Flamingos and More This is far from …

Venasque Beautiful Village Vaucluse
ExploreOur House in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Venasque One of the Most Beautiful Villages in the Vaucluse

We often take day trips away from our home in Sablet (book your stay here) to explore the Vaucluse and surrounding Departments. We probably go most often to the hilltop villages of the Luberon, including Venasque, which is what we did a few weeks ago. Venasque is a pretty small …

Poppy field in the Spring in Provence
ExploreKeith Van SickleLocals Travel Tips

FAQ Questions People Ask About St-Rémy-de-Provence

My wife and I live part of the year in St-Rémy-de-Provence, a town famous for its Roman ruins, Vincent van Gogh, and its fabulous weekly market. I’ve written two guidebooks about the area, plus hundreds of articles, so I get many questions from people planning a visit. While this isn’t …

Aix en Provence Goût Voyage Provence Tours
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreGuided Holiday Tours

Join Goût et Voyage Provence Tours for Tastes Cuisine and Culture

Martine Bertin-Peterson is the founder of the travel company Goût et Voyage. Her focus is small group tours featuring culture and gourmet delights in Provence and Tuscany. These food and wine excursions in Provence are like travelling with your best friends, as a Goût et Voyage tour never exceeds six …


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