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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Goût et Voyage Culinary Travel
Explore: Travel in ProvenceGuest PostGuided Holiday Tours

Goût et Voyage Culinary Travel by French Quarter Magazine

This article was previously published on the French Quarter Magazine website. “Interview with Goût et Voyage, Spotlight on Travel and Cooking” Tell us a bit about Goût et Voyage. Goût et Voyage creates lasting memories through French (and Italian) gourmet travel adventures. Martine Bertin-Peterson serves as the escort for all …

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Pézanas l'Occitanie
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in ProvenceRoad Trips South of France

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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Ansouis Village Luberon
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Ansouis Village is a Charming Must in the Luberon

The Gift of a Town Perched on a hillside with its back to the Mistral wind, Ansouis is a gem of a village in the Luberon that definitely earns its status as one of the Les Plus Beaux Villages de France. With its tiny laneways, houses built into ancient ramparts, …

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Mont Ventoux Cycling Challenge
Explore: Travel in ProvencePaula KaneStay Fit in Provence

Mont Ventoux a Cycling Challenge: Taming the Beast

By Paula Kane: I’ve been cycling most of my life. Like everyone else, I started on training wheels, moved on to a hand-me-down single speed with coaster brakes, then upgraded to an awesome 10-speed. After that, mountain bikes were all the rage, so at 15 I bought my first bike—a …

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Grande Traversée du Mercantour Group photo - Maritime Alps
Explore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday ToursLiz Lord

Join a Guided Hike of Grande Traversée du Mercantour

Walking Long Distance in France The impressive network of GRs (Grandes Randonnées) in France is no secret to keen hikers. Here, in the Alpes-Maritimes (Département 06), walkers from all over the world tackle the long distance trails including GR 5/52/52A among other routes. Here, is a listing of some of the …

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Sète Food Lovers Guide
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in ProvenceRoad Trips South of France

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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Kids Playgrounds French Riviera
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel TipsRebecca Whitlocke

Kids Play a Guide to Playgrounds on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: I thought it was due time to update my previous blog post about playgrounds on the French Riviera. If you have children, the region has lots of options for playground fun. I have included mostly free public options. …Continue reading here for playgrounds and where …

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Culinary Adventure Provence Pastis in Marseille
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday Tours

Culinary Adventure in Provence Touring Cuisine of the Med

Culinary Holiday in France Occasionally magic happens in the kitchen, but the odds are better if you have some training. In the case of Chef Francois de Mélogue and his wife Lisa, they have a collective 30+ years in the hospitality industry, and both enjoy entertaining – a winning combination. …

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Visit Saint Remy de Provence
Caroline LongstaffeExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Our Top Local’s Picks for Your Visit to Saint Remy de Provence

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: Recently someone who only had four days to spend in Provence asked me if I had to choose between a visit to Aix-en-Provence or Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, which would it be. Preferably I’d find the time for both but as stunning a city as Aix is, …

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