Clos D'Alari Bed and Breakfast 2 Chambre Verte
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Interior Design Trends in the South of France

Provencal Design Some people think of Provence when referring to the South of France. It’s one of the world’s most beautiful locations. You can find ancient Roman ruins, picturesque villages, and fields of lavender here. Also, you can see the beautiful and colourful landscapes along the Mediterranean coast. Furthermore, the …

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Provence Grapevines November Winter Pruning
Guest PostTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

Winter in Provence Means Pruning the Grapevines

This article “Winter Pruning: Why so Severe?” first appeared on Michèle Foster’s Think Pink Blog. Pruning: Out with the Old In wintertime, I find myself feeling a little sorry for the grapevines at the vineyards in Provence. The pruning looks severe, but we know that grapes grow on one-year-old wood. …

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Galette des Rois Kings Cake Provence @CocoaandLavender
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Galette des Rois Recipe and Epiphany in Provence

Epiphany on January 6th The “Three Kings day” is a real party at home. We like to make the “galette” ourselves and share this moment with the family. Besides, January is the month we celebrate my brother’s birthday (January 3) and mine (January 5). We would be delighted to welcome …

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Winter in Provence Holidays
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Winter Holidays in Provence 7 Things To Do

Provence is one of the many regions in France blessed with breath-taking landscapes and incredible food. Most people associate the area with summer activities, lavender fields, and rosè wine. But Provence is much more than that. This fantastic region opens its arms to protect you from the cold, dark months …

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Making Pain aux Raisins French Bread Pain aux Raisins Recipe
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A Baker’s Secret for Making Pain aux Raisins

Reminiscence of my childhood in France, the pains aux raisins (called “escargot” sometimes) are the perfect treat to motivate you to get out of bed on cold mornings. In France, there are two different recipes for pains aux raisins, one with puff pastry (pate feuilletée) and one with dough (pate …

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Lucéram, circuit des crèches
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The Circuit des Crèches Lucéram Holiday Tradition

Nestled in the Alpes-Maritimes above the Cote d’ Azur is the medieval village of Lucéram. One day before Christmas, my friend decided to take me on a tour of the “Circuit des Crèches.” We drove high up the winding roads to the alpine region above the sea. Circuit des Creches …

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Cucuron Market Luberon Markets Provence
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The 5 Best Films Set in Provence

Have you ever felt that need to travel to a place with fantastic views, rather than have to suffocate in a city environment any longer? Then look to Provence! And what better way to get in the mood for a trip to Provence than through movies! Yes, Provence is not …

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Views from la Bastide de Gordes Gordes Hotels
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10 Places in Provence Art Students Should Definitely Visit

Provence in France is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Here, you can come across ancient Roman ruins, picturesque villages, and lavender fields. In this southern region, you can see the magnificent and colourful landscapes along the Mediterranean coast. The beauty of Provence inspired many famous artists. …

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Souvenirs from Provence Chilled Rosé
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Provencal Rosé Online Course and 2020 Growing Season

As I write this article in early October, the harvest season is still underway in Provence, but I can already tell you that the 2020 season will go down as one of the most memorable in history! Harvest Labour In particular, sourcing harvesters has been particularly problematic because of the …

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Books Recommended Holiday Reading List Provence
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Spots in Provence Which Will Inspire You to Write a Novel

Provence’s diversified nature is what makes it the perfect source of inspiration for writers. For centuries, the South of France has been a getaway for writers and artists looking for creative inspiration. From rolling vineyards over pine forests to lavender fields, Provence can provide you with different experiences, whether you …

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