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Mirabeau Tips for Spending an Afternoon in Antibes

Picturesque, historical, modern and conveniently located in the heart of the Côte d’Azur (French Riviera), Antibes is a must-visit destination between Cannes and Nice. It’s an hour’s drive from Italy and an hour’s flight from Paris. With its soft Mediterranean climate, it’s a fab getaway in the cooler months as …

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Holidaying in Provence: 4 Places You Need to See

Known for its stunning landscapes and rolling vineyards, Provence is one of southern France’s most popular places to visit. The region offers a range of delights, but it can be difficult to pack everything within one holiday. We’ve compiled some of the best places in Provence, the region’s attractions you …

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Les Halles - Quick Getaway to Lyon, France
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My Planning Tips for a Quick Getaway to Lyon, France

Lyon is the 3rd largest city in France and the French capital of gastronomy! With its beautiful old town, many restaurants, museums and shops, there are plenty of things to do in Lyon. So, when my good friend wanted to visit a new city together, we decided on a quick …

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Mercantour National Park a Multi-day Hiking Adventure

When most people think of the Côte d’Azur, they visualize elegant, glittering cities like Cannes, Nice, St. Tropez or Antibes. Grand hotels and opulent beaches. Extravagant villas, splendid boulevards and stylish promenades. Of course, all of this is true but what many people who never venture very far from the …

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The Auto Trip Through Provence

Just imagine the sensation of enjoying a leisurely holiday in the French countryside. Serpent roads, the scent of lavender, small villages with colourful markets of local products, driving your car with nowhere to rush. We have prepared a small program of road trips in Provence for you; we have not …

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Visiting Le Grau-du-Roi for Seafood and More

On a warm Saturday last summer, we headed seaside to Le Grau-du-Roi, a fishing port and beach resort, with cousins Jean-Marc and Christine. We figured we would find cooler temperatures near the Mediterranean Sea, and bonus, we could try out a new restaurant I had read about. Le Grau-du-Roi is …

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Ideas for a Visit to Puyloubier Near Aix-en-Provence

While Provence provides many opportunities to visit local vineyards or village cooperatives, this one is close to Aix-en-Provence. Here is a parcours for a visit to Puyloubier, a village a short drive east from Aix. Situated on the lower slopes of the Sainte-Victoire, its vineyards are covered by the appellation …

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A French Dinner Menu Winter in Provence Dinner Menu 2023
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottProvencal RecipesSeasonal MenusTasteWinter in Provence

Entertaining? A French Winter Menu from Dancing Tomatoes

We turned to author, chef, and journalist Susan Herrmann Loomis with 20 years of culinary teaching experience, for our 2023 Winter Menu. Loomis has published 14 best-selling cookbooks and founded the Dancing Tomatoes website. Living in Paris, she offers live cooking classes via video link and a collection of six …

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Happy Holidays 2022 from Perfectly Provence

Holiday Wishes! Happy, Healthy Holidays to all! After a year that felt a little more “normal”, it’s time to wish all our readers and partners the best for this joyful season. However, before we head out on a technology break, we want to acknowledge all our terrific contributors: Inspired by …

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March 2023 Visit Marrakesh with Pitcher and Powell Culinary Adventure

It is hard to believe that our last visit to Marrakesh was in October 2019. However, the good news is that Pitcher and Powell are planning a return trip to Morocco from March 3-9, 2023. Join the founders for an unforgettable six (6) night getaway to exotic North Africa. Getting …

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