Pont d'Avignon C.Demontis #Avignon #GuidedTours
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday Tours

Historical Walking and Biking Tours of Avignon

In 2003, Clément Demontis first arrived in Avignon; to attend l’Université d’Avignon. Clément followed his undergraduate studies (history and geography) with a Master’s degree in history, so he is well qualified to share the city’s historical facts. Avignon Authentic Stories, Clément’s tour company, launched in 2014 (first tours in 2015). …

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Heritage Trail in Juan les Pins @AccessRiviera
Explore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday ToursRebecca Whitlocke

Heritage Trail in Juan les Pins

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: The French Riviera has some amazing old buildings ranging from palace hotels along the Croisette in Cannes, to Belle Époque mansions in Cap Ferrat and Art Deco apartments lining the Promenade des Anglais in Nice. For a while now, I’ve been intending to look …

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Calanque Cassis #Provence @privateprovence
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Re-Energize Provence

The following guest post is by American-expat Emily Durand who runs a company called Your Private Provence a bi-lingual guide and travel planner. The following is her post on why Provence is the place to go to get re-energized. XXXXXXXX An outdoor café, a pastis, the sun on my face and a …

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Jill Douglas artist painting @AtelierFourwinds
Artists Inspired by ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottGuided Holiday ToursLifestyle: Art & Culture

Painting Workshops in Provence with Jill Douglas

Depending on your perspective the tiny village of Aureille, on the southern slopes of the Alpilles, is either old-school Provence at its best or way too sleepy. If this part of Provence were America’s wild west, Aureille might be described as a “one horse town.” There are two main roads, …

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Joel Durand Chocolate #StRemy #TastesofProvence @PhilipRemDePro
Explore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday ToursPhilippe Goninet

Saint Remy de Provence: What’s new 2016

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: Saint Remy is alive again… After a relaxing winter, recharging my batteries, I am now ready for the new season and will share some of my new finds with you….Easter week end is traditionally the season  kick off ! All hotels and shops are …

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Marseille Vieux Port #Marseille @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday Tours

Day Out in the Big City with a Marseille Local

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Walking Tour of Marseille Offered by a Local Greeter Robin and I have been living in Provence for 2 years and can you believe it- we’ve never visited Marseille except for getting lost in the city on our way to the Calanques which was slightly …

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Painting Trips in Provence @TessaBaker
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday Tours

At the Easel Painting Trips in Provence with Tessa Baker

Lorgues is located in the middle of wineries and fields of olive trees. It is in the center of the department of the Var between the Mediterranean Sea and the Gorges du Verdon. Source: Wikipedia Based on that description, it might be difficult to think of a more idyllic location …

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Laurianne @toctocMarseille
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday ToursLocals Travel Tips

toctocMarseille for Holiday Planning and Guided Tours in Marseille

As France’s second largest city after Paris, Marseille appears overwhelming with well over 1 million people in the greater metropolitan area (1,831,500 January 2011 census). Marseille has been a port city since 600BC when the Greeks established a trading base in this location. Positioned on the Mediterranean Marseille has long …

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Perfectly Provence Window #Provence
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Touring the World with Untours Travel

Are you interested in independent travel, but don’t want to do all of the required work like research and planning? An “Untour” may work for you. Read what Untours clients can expect, if Untours are suite for couples or families and much more at Ginger and Nutmeg’s blog, on Touring …

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Provence Getaway Gorges du Verdon
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday Tours

Provence Getaway Gorges du Verdon and Beyond

After several centuries, cascades of turquoise water carved a 20km limestone canyon known as the Gorges du Verdon, which became part of the protected Parc Naturel Régional du Verdon in 1997. The Verdon River flows 166km from its source in the Alps to Lac St Croix engraving the sheer rock …

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