Pont du Gard @OurhouseinProvence
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A Visit to Historic Pont du Gard

Contributor blog post by Michel: With daughter Tricia and family visiting, we planned activities that would interest grandchildren Avery and Caedon and frankly use up their seemingly boundless energy including hiking and swimming as often as we could. We figured a visit to Pont du Gard would be perfect. Our …

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Cassis Market Day @OurHouseinProvence
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Spend Friday in Provencal Menu

Contributor blog post by Michel: If you have been to Cassis, you won’t be surprised to know that it’s one of our favorite towns in Provence. Happily, it only takes 1 hour and half to drive from Sablet to Cassis. The picturesque town is tucked into a stunning location along …

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Vaison la Romaine @OurHouseinProvence
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Vaison-la-Romaine a Tale of Two Towns

Contributor blog post by Michel: You are probably not aware but this past July, we had the pleasure of a visit from daughter Tricia, her husband Alvin and two of our wonderful grandchildren; Avery and Caedon. We have talked and planned for this visit for a long time. We knew …

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Lunch at La Beaugraviere in Mondragon @OurHouseinProvence
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Truffle Season and Lunch at La Beaugravière in Mondragon

Contributor blog post by Michel: Almost without fail, we are out and about during the middle of the day so every morning I look for a new restaurant to try or a favorite dining spot to return to. So one morning last February, I was thumbing through the Michelin Guide …

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Malaucene #MontVentoux @ourhouseinprovence
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Malaucène a Gateway to Mont Ventoux

Contributor blog post by Michel: One of the great things about writing a blog is getting comments on the blog or emails from readers with suggestions for villages to visit or restaurants to try. That is why we headed to Malaucène one morning back in February. …Continue reading here for Michel’s full …

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Vaison la Romaine @OurHouseinProvence
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Vaison-la-Romaine and lunch at Bistro du’O

Contributor blog post by Michel: We go to Vaison-la-Romaine frequently, usually with camera in hand, so we have similar pictures shot during various times of the year. A few weeks ago, we went for lunch at Bistro du’O. So besides telling you about our lunch, I thought I would share …

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Sunday Lunch in #Avignon @OurHouseinProvence
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Sunday Lunch in Avignon at Italie là-bas!

Contributor blog post by Michel: Avignon offers a great many dining choices for all tastes and budgets, in different settings from private gardens, below churches in 17th century dining rooms, in hidden courtyards to name a few. But like many towns in the South of France, there are not many …

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Lunch in Orange @OurhouseinProvence
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Outing to Orange and Lunch at l’Arausio

Contributor blog post by Michel: One Sunday several weeks back, friend Alain who with wife Mimi own the epicerie in Sablet, asked me if we were free Monday afternoon. I replied yes, and he said they would pick us up in front of the boulangerie at 11:45 on Monday, a …

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Le Sanglier Paresseux Restaurant Caseneuve
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Le Sanglier Paresseux Restaurant Caseneuve

Contributor blog post by Michel: A couple of months back, I told you about a trip we took with our friends Steve and Mary to taste ice cream at Scaramouche Artisan Glacier, the ice cream shop owned by Elizabeth Bard and her husband Gwendal in Céreste. It is 91 km …

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Lacoste, from the Marquis de Sade to Pierre Cardin
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Lacoste, from the Marquis de Sade to Pierre Cardin

Contributor blog post by Michel: Lacoste is a well-preserved village that sits on a mountain ridge with great views to the east across a valley filled with vineyards and orchards to Bonnieux and the Grand Luberon Mountains. At the top of the village are the ruins of the castle of …

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