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
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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
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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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Where to stay in #Provence #AixenProvence @unxplorer
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City, Beach, or Small Town: Where to Stay in Provence

Before my recent trip to Provence, I didn’t know much about the area other than it was known for its lavender and pastis. It’s only 3.5 hours from Marseille to Nice, so I figured it couldn’t be that hard to find a place to stay. Despite its relatively small size …

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#TravelTips Rentals in #Provence @unxplorer
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3 Steps to Finding a Vacation Home in Provence

When we travel, we usually shun hotels. Sure, there’s a lot to be said about room service and having someone make your bed every day, but with the advent of AirBnB, HomeAway, and other vacation rental websites, we’ve opened our eyes to a new way to live like locals.  Why …

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