Mallards @LouMessugo
Phoebe ThomasRental & Self-Catered Properties in ProvenceStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Seriously? More wildlife at Lou Messugo?

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: A few weeks ago we had some unusual visitors at Lou Messugo. That in itself is not so strange, we’ve had a fair few unusual visitors over the years, both of the human kind and beast. If you’ve been reading this blog for a …

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Luberon Accommodation Les Vallons pool
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottRental & Self-Catered Properties in ProvenceStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Searching for Luxurious Luberon Accommodation Paradis en Provence has Three Options

In 1999, a decade after the publication of Peter Mayle’s “A Year in Provence” Georgina Causton, and her partner decided to take a sabbatical year. Smitten by the South of France, they never returned to live in London. Instead, they bought a house and three mortgages later ended up with three …

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Julia Child's House @ProvencePost
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Julia Child’s Provence House is For Rent

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner:  Now that it’s possible to rent Julia Child‘s old house in Provence, it’s only a matter of time until someone settles into that famous kitchen, whips up some delicious new recipes and publishes a cookbook titled In Julia’s Provençal Kitchen or Channeling Julia or something similar.  …Continue reading …

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Pool Mas des Avelines @OlivesVines
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottRental & Self-Catered Properties in ProvenceStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Escapes in the Olives and Vines of Provence

A summertime escape to the Cote d’Azur from the French Alps. Heavenly! One might be tempted to describe the combination of a villa near Bandol, in Provence, and a home in the French mountain resort of Val d’Isère as the “the best of both worlds.” In 2010, Su Stephens and …

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Self-Catering Holiday Home #FrenchRiviera @FibiTee #LouMessugo
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Book a Self-catering Gîte Holiday at Lou Messugo – Part 3

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: Welcome back again to the 3rd part of why I think you should take a self-catering gîte holiday, and not just any self-catering holiday, but one here at Lou Messugo on the Côte d’Azur. If you haven’t already read Parts 1 and 2, …Continue reading …

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Renovated Quarry Stay Provence @ProvencePost
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Where to Stay in Provence? A Roman Quarry!

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: Trust writer and travel planner Julie to uncover this gem of a restoration project by husband and wife team Philippe Jonathan and Lien Pfeufer. Calling all wanna-be cave dwellers! Get in touch with your inner troglodyte by vacationing in this one-of-a-kind stone home, built within a Roman …

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Self-Catering Holiday Home #FrenchRiviera @FibiTee #LouMessugo
Phoebe ThomasRental & Self-Catered Properties in ProvenceStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Reasons to book a self-catering holiday at Lou Messugo – Part 2

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: Welcome back to Part 2 of my reasons to take your self-catering vacation with us at Lou Messugo gîte. If you didn’t read Part 1 then I suggest you do here. I’m indulging in a very rare bit of self-promotion, I hope you enjoy finding …

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Self-Catering Holiday Home #FrenchRiviera @FibiTee #LouMessugo
Phoebe ThomasRental & Self-Catered Properties in ProvenceStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Reasons to book a self-catering holiday at Lou Messugo – Part 1

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: It’s not often I actually outrightly refer to our gîte in this blog, in fact I don’t think I’ve ever written explicitly about it. Occasionally I refer to how easy a place of interest is to reach from Lou Messugo, or how close a certain …

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Win a Week in This Gorgeous Provence Villa

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: To celebrate their 25th year in business, my friends at the rental agency JustFrance.com are giving away a week in their most-popular villa inProvence. The Grand Prize winner of the #JustFrance25 …Continue reading here for the details on how you could be the lucky winner – if you are a US …

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Provence Villages Saorge #Saorge @unxplorer
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Saorge: A Little Mountain Town with a Big Heart

After spending four weeks in a tiny town in Provence near Aix, my husband, son, and I decided for a change of scenery. We packed up our many, many suitcases into a clown car-sized Peugeot, and drove two hours northeast to the picturesque mountain town of Saorge. I’m willing to …

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