Fete de la Courge
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Fete de la Courge

By aixcentric Next weekend (11th and 12th October) sees the annual Fete de la Courge in Rians in the Var, and it is one of my favourite village festivals: mainly as it is so very un-English. It is an excellent opportunity to see a work-a-day Provencal village, totally non-touristy, celebrating …

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Film Gone Girl
AixcentricLifestyle: Art & Culture

The Week Ahead at the Cinema

By aixcentric I’m sure lots of people, having read ‘Gone Girl’, are eagerly waiting for the film. Happily it opens on Wednesday in both VO and VF at the Cézanne. I was curious as to how the screenplay would unfold the story – the book has alternating chapters from the …

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AixcentricLifestyle: Art & Culture

Apero Arty in Aix-en-Provence

By aixcentric Wowsers! What a great painting. I’ve never heard of James Cochran but can’t wait to get myself along to La Galerie Maison Dauphine to see this new expo, ‘Au Coeur de la Rue’. Tucked away in the Quartier Mazarin, this is an innovative gallery which has been bringing …

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AixcentricExplore: Travel in ProvenceStay Fit in Provence

Cycling in Marseille – Like Never Before

By aixcentric Have you ever cycled in a boat? Through a shopping centre, hospital or station? Thought not. Your chance comes on Sunday 5th October with the 5th annual Vélotour which sounds like the best fun. It’s open Explore this Post Via:: Aixcentric     

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AixcentricGuided Holiday ToursWines and Spirits of Provence

Exploring Local Vineyards: Useful Press Kit and a One-day Rally

By aixcentric Saturday 20th September is the deadline for enrolling for the Sainte-Victoire Wine Rally which is great fun. But just before I post details of that, here is something interesting that I have just found which should appeal to wine-lovers in Aix. It’s a 17 page press kit, in …

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