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Lyon: A Feast For the Eyes

By Deborah Now that you have seen some of the foods that make Lyon one of the world’s great pleasures, here are a few of the sights that make the French city a true world treasure. View from the bank of the Rhone Rubin sculpture in the entrance garden to …

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Vines Vineyards and Fine Wines with France en Velo

If you are a cyclist, France is your country and Provence is perfection. Hannah Reynolds a competitive cyclist and writer and John Walsh a professional biking guide have pooled their shared passion in a new book called France en Vélo – The Ultimate Cycle Journey From Channel to Med – …

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Marseille’s Coming Out

Gilles Conchy describes his birth city of Marseille, as “tense, cosmopolitan, not well-mannered, but it is colourful, generous and sunny all year long.”

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Photographer and Writer Paul Shawcross Shares his Provence

France got in the way of Spain. That might be the way Paul Shawcross would describe his first taste of France in 1979. His plan was to drive through France en-route to discovering Spain. He stopped at a campground in Millau, part of the amazing Tarn River Gorge. It was …

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On the Road with Sally: Saint Jean du Gard

By Deborah Originally posted on Barefoot Blogger: Sally’s first road trip was to the Tuesday market in Saint Jean du Gard. The town’s history dates back to the twelfth century when monks from the Abbey of St-Gilles created the settlement on the banks of the Gardon River. With its religious …

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A perfect seaside lunch in Cassis

A quick hop, skip and a jump down the A8 and the A52 and we are in Cassis. Forty minutes to be exact. An exquisite town too small to cope with the thousands that visit. Mid October and its quieter……. Lovely.  Am I really here?   This is one of the …

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More Destinations from Marseille Airport Announced

By aixcentric Istanbul will be one of the destinations to have increased services in the new winter schedule just announced by Marseille-Provence Airport. There will be a daily flight to Geneva and new destinations include Lisbon, Strasbourg, Jijel (Algeria) and Lanzarote. They have also inaugurated a new Explore this Post …

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Discovering Mallemort The Heart of Provence

My mother might not approve as some of my relationships these days start via social media – a tweet, a Facebook “like.” That is exactly how we ended up on a rocky trail bordered by the Durance River and cherry orchards with our new friend Charmaine. We spent a Tuesday …

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On the Road in the South of France with Mon Fils

By Deborah Mon fils is visiting me in Uzes. Nothing could make me happier than to show him the sights and to introduce him to my new friends.First stop was Saturday market in Uzes. Even though the tourist season is over, the market this week was busy. Explore this Post …

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Autumn in the Dreamy Luberon villages and countryside

Jill Cowdry explores some of the Luberon villages of Provence in the Autumn and shares her beautiful photos in this blog post – click here.

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