Palais Idéal du Facteur Cheval
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLaura SnoekVillages Towns and Cities

Discover Palais Idéal du Facteur Cheval a Postman’s Dream

By Laura: Have you ever looked at travel lists on the internet? Top 10 must-see places, top 100 sites to see in your life, most extraordinary places in the world? Well, there is one that I visited, twice! It is the ‘Palais Idéal du Facteur Cheval,’ located in Hauterives in …

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Cote d’Azur Day Trips
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLaura SnoekRoad Trips South of France

What are the Best Cote d’Azur Day Trips?

Contributor blog post by Laura: Are you spending some time on the French Riviera and would you like to do some sightseeing? Here are our Top Ten suggestions for a day trip along the Côte d’Azur: Nice’s old town Nice is a beautiful city and you could easily spend a few …

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Lac de Sainte Croix Alpes de Haute Provence
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLaura SnoekRoad Trips South of France

Why Visit the Gorges du Verdon and Lac de Sainte Croix

Contributor blog post by Laura: The Grand Canyon of France! A very beautiful place! Turquoise waters, impressive cliffs, and a beautiful lake for all kinds of water activities. If you are in the South of France, you should definitely visit the Gorges du Verdon! The most accessible part of the gorges …

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Saint-Raphaёl Beaches
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLaura SnoekLocals Travel Tips

The Best Saint-Raphaёl Beaches My Top 5 Picks for Family Fun

Contributor blog post by Laura: Are you on holiday near Saint-Raphaёl on the Côte d’Azur and would you like to know which beach to go to? Here’s our selection of 5 best beaches for you to try out! 1. Calanque du Petit Canereit, Antheor A beautiful, natural spot away from the …

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Sites Saint Paul de Vence
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLaura SnoekVillages Towns and Cities

Exploring the Tastes and Sites of Saint Paul de Vence

Contributor blog post by Laura: Saint Paul de Vence is a beautiful medieval town in the South of France, close to Nice. It has nice narrow streets, terraces, restaurants and breathtaking views of the surrounding area. We loved walking around in this picturesque place! The main square of the town is …

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Roast Chicken Provencal Poulet au Citron
Laura SnoekMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Roast Chicken Provencal Style with Local Lemons from Menton

There is nothing better than the tantalising aroma of roast chicken, well except for chocolate cake. As for savoury dishes, roast chicken is a winner for a family, it requires very little supervision, there are often leftovers for sandwiches and bones for soup or stock.  The credit for this recipe goes to Denise, my belle mere, she uses local, seasonal and when practical organic products for her creations. Enjoy Denise’s Poulet Provençal au citron de Menton, it’s a simple roast chicken dish with local lemons.

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Visit Saint Raphael Cote d'Azur
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLaura SnoekVillages Towns and Cities

A Visit to the Old Town of Saint-Raphaël on the Cote d’Azur

Contributor blog post by Laura: Saint-Raphaël is a beautiful coastal town that lies between Cannes and Saint-Tropez. You can walk along the seashore, but you can also visit the old town, the archaeological museum and its tower with a view over the city. On the streets of the old town, you …

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Fréjus Site de Malpasset
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLaura Snoek

Fréjus Site de Malpasset a Broken Dam and a Shocking Story

Contributor blog post by Laura: Have you ever heard of the broken dam of Malpasset near Fréjus? I hadn’t before I went there, but it is quite an impressive site. The area of the ‘Site de Malpasset’ is a beautiful, natural site, but which unfortunately has a sad history. On …

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Fréjus Cloisters Cote d'Azur
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLaura SnoekVillages Towns and Cities

Spend a Day in Fréjus on the Less-Crowded Cote d’Azur

Contributor blog post by Laura: Fréjus is a beautiful town in the South of France, near Saint-Raphaёl. The old town with its colored houses is very much worth a visit, as well as the Roman ruins, and walks in nature around it. When you are driving there, you will probably …

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