Menerbes Luberon #Provence #TravelProvence #ProvenceGuide
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A day in the Luberon: after Oppedes to Menerbes

Philippe Goninet shares: Driving from Oppede, Menerbes is clearly signposted and is located about 10 minute drive. Roads are narrow and bendy but usually not much traffic. One of the perfect scenic road where to stop and shoot the perfect pictures of true Provence. Read the original post here.

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#Provence Patricia Sands Author @patricia_sands Cote d'Azur
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreGuided Holiday Tours

Womens Travel Network Promenade en Provence

Author Patricia Sands has distinct memories of Provence from her days as a backpacker in 1967. She told me that she and a friend were travelling around on Eurail passes and meeting new friends as they camped and hiked the sentiers of Provence and the Côte d’Azur. Those joyful images …

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Direct Train Marseille-Milan

By aixcentric (Originally posted on December 15th) Today sees the launch of a new direct train service between Marseille and Milan by thello. It takes just over seven hours and the train calls in at all major stations on the Cote D’Azur then Italian centres like Ventimiglia, San Remo, Genoa …

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Eurostar train service to #Provence @Aixcentric
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Eurostar London-Marseille Direct

By aixcentric Booking has opened today for this new service which will be the first time the Eurostar, in its 20+years existence, has gone as far as the Med. It starts 1st May and services will be twice a week, increasing to five times a week during the summer. It …

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Actiform Starting 2015 with a Different Splash!

By aixcentric If tomorrow marks the start of the new you – health, fitness and all the usual resolutions – you may want to have a look at Actiform at Les Milles. I’m posting this for two reasons: firstly la Belle-fille Aixcentric thinks it’s wonderful – she does aquabiking and …

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Philippe Goninet St Remy’s Tourism Foodie

They had all booked a week exploring Provence – a dream trip! Now, these 10 adults are seated in a slightly warm mini-van – some of the group swoons over the lavender fields and others love Van Gogh, some are early risers and others are always late. Meet Philippe Goninet …

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Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse #Lyon @bfblogger2013
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Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse and New Chausseurs

Day Two in Lyon was a rainy day, so a perfect time to do some shopping. Not that I need an excuse to shop! The first stop was the city market in Lyon, known as “Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse.” The outside of the building is less than thrilling; …

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Skiing Provence Ski Hills @MydreamyProvence
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Snow, magic and crackling fires near Provence – shall I ski?

It has been a year since an unfortunate and dramatic ski injury in Switzerland whilst on a family holiday. As always, time heals and I am itching to go to the mountains again. I adore the Savoie region of the French Alps and if there is one other place I …

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Bouchon Lyonnais via @bfblogger2013 Lyon
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Lyon Day One: Hog Heaven

It took less than three hours for mon fils and I to find a restaurant in Lyon that’s worth writing home about. We arrived by train at five in the afternoon and we were ordering “bouchon lyonnaise” style at the Bouchon de l’Opera by eight. Lyon, France is famous for …

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La Zourcière #Provence @PaulShawcrossuk
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Explore Nice and Beyond a Paul Shawcross App

Paul Shawcross is an Economics major who turned his sights to travel, photography and writing in the 1990s. He has written many freelance articles for Francophile publications. His experience led Michelin to knock on his door for help writing and revising their Green Guides – for a long list of …

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