French Silk History Garden
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French Silk History and a Walled Garden near Uzés

By Barefoot Blogger: When driving down the backroads of France near Uzés, it’s a common sight to ride alongside tall stone walls. You know these beautifully laid stones must conceal something amazing. Perhaps behind French garden walls, there’s a story to be told. Behind French Garden Walls Not too long …

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One Day Aix-en-Provence
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Only One Day to Spend in Aix-en-Provence

By Barefoot Blogger Aix-en-Provence in One Day It’s surprising to me that when people come to Provence their tours are often so short. Travelling from the Côte d’ Azur to Marseilles, to Aix-en-Provence, to Montpelier, to St. Rémy, to the Luberon, to Avignon, and all the quaint villages in between …

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Pézanas l'Occitanie
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Here are 6 Reasons to Plan a Trip to Pézenas in l’Occitanie

By Barefoot Blogger: Discover why I think you will love Pézenas. Pezenas is a small town in l’Occitanie that reminds many people of Uzès. In fact, when some expats are choosing a place to locate, it seems to be a toss-up between the two cities. Read on for the six (6) reasons you’ll …

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Sète Food Lovers Guide
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Sète Food Lovers Guide to Eating Your Way Through Town

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: There are few things I enjoy more than eating seafood. A gourmet tour designed by Absolutely Southern France in the seaside city of Sète introduced me to a whole lot more favorites for food lovers. I was brought up going to a fish camp on the …

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TGV Avignon
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Train Travel TGV Avignon to Nice on the Fast One

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: TGV Service Fast Train to Nice I’ve just returned on a TGV train to Avignon after spending 24 hours in Nice. The quick trip on the fast train to Nice was planned with Patricia Sands and Nancy McGee to finalize our plans for the …

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Les Baux Carrières de Lumières
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Visitor Tips Les Baux Carrières de Lumières Fabulous Light Show

If you haven’t seen a techno-fabulous French light show, you’re in for a treat. The French take lights and action to new dimensions: music, drama and imagination. Carrières de Lumières A recent visit to Carrières de Lumières was my third experience to see the digital, immersive events that are staged in a …

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Cooking Classes Marseille Provence Gourmet
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Cooking Classes in Marseille? Spend a Day with the Provence Gourmet

For someone who had never spent much time in Marseille, now I’m loving it! I jumped at the chance to join a cooking class in Marseille with Gilles Conchy of Provence Gourmet. Marseille is a city of wide, busy streets and tight alleys. High-end fashions and ethnic robes. Elegant eateries …

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine Tour
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Finding the Perfect Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine Tour

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: Châteauneuf-du-Pape Wine Tour When visitors to the south of France put “wine tour” at the top of their list of things to do, a Châteauneuf-du-Pape wine tour quickly comes to mind. The wine growing region that covers approximately 3,200 hectares (12.4 miles) of land …

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Lavender Uzes
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Searching For the Love of Lavender Near Uzes

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger Lavender Near Uzes Had the Barefoot Blogger known lavender fields are so close to Uzes, and how fabulous they are in person, I would have been visiting them much before now. Thank goodness I found out how to get to some of the best …

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Author Samuel Beckett’s Roussillon
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Discovering Author Samuel Beckett’s Roussillon in the Luberon Valley

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: The red hills of Roussillon are an inspiration for artists, but I had no idea how many famous authors came to visit Roussillon. On my first visit to Roussillon, while riding along the winding roads of the Luberon, it amazed me to see the massive red …

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