Laurianne @toctocMarseille
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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
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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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Gigondas Village #Vaucluse #CoteduRhone @PerfProvence
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Exploring with Provence Authentic Tours

Jessica and Elodie are celebrating an anniversary, these tourism graduates launched their travel agency Provence Authentic one year ago, in January 2015. Originally from Lyon Jessica has lived in Provence for a decade and Elodie is local, she was born in Carpentras only 15kms away from their headquarters in Vacqueyras. …

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Roussilon Ochre trail #Luberon @Inntravel
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Inntravel 10 Secrets of Authentic Provence

Steve Jack is the Communications Manager for Inntravel a company that has been offering self-guided walking and cycling discoveries of rural Provence for many years. We asked Steve if he would share his favourite spots in Provence with readers. Here, is his guest post on where to discover the secrets …

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Perfectly Planned Travel for Bespoke Holidays

Contributor blog post by Nutmeg: Antonia (Toni) Dosik’s memories of her first foreign trip include sandy beaches and seashells. In reality, Mexico was hardly a protracted voyage for a six-year-old kid from Los Angeles, but it was the kickoff for Toni’s travel-centric life. At 13, Toni began plotting her return …

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A Window in Cotignac Perfectly Provence Moments
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Gout et Voyage Founder Describes her Perfectly Provence Moments

French by birth, a traveller by nature, Martine Bertin-Peterson is a Marketing and Management Professor at the College of New Jersey. However, once classes wind down for the summer, Martine begins her bespoke Goût et Voyage tours in Provence.  “What more can a man ask of heaven? If I should happen to die …

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Nice #Nice06 #CotedAzur @PerfProvence
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Touring Nice on Two Wheels

Take a stroll along the Promenade des Anglais in Nice and you can be almost guaranteed of a couple things all year long: sun and plenty of people watching. The song Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful) makes lots of sense for this coastal city on the Mediterranean where the …

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Context Travel Walking Tours @Aixcentric
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New Walking Tours by Context Travel

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Context Travel, already operating across Europe, Asia and the Americas, have just added Provence to their list of city-tours. Their difference is that their guides are scholars or specialists: architects, art historians, environmentalists, classicists for instance, thus bringing an academic perspective to the tour. The …

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Vaison fountain #VaisonlaRomaine @JanetHenderson
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Provence History in Motion: let the stones talk while you walk

Almost anywhere in Provence a casual glance around oneself will reveal a proliferation of Roman ruins, medieval hilltop fortresses, Renaissance châteaux and Romanesque cathedrals, for this is a  region steeped in history (not to mention myth, legend and folklore). Yet much of that history remains maddeningly elusive for the Anglo-Saxon …

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