Bienvenue Chez Vous Getting to Know Provence
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Bienvenue Chez Vous Getting to Know Provence

By aixcentric How well do you know Provence? Would you like to try a new activity locally? Do you need some inspiration for visiting friends and family? If so, the annual ‘Bienvenue Chez Vous’ could help. Over 200 organisations are offering one free entry or experience for every paid Explore …

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Yves Blanc Pool
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Back in the Swim of Things

By aixcentric …at last. The Yves Blanc Pool in Aix reopens on 15th September after being closed all summer for urgent repairs. That’s the good news. I read that it is going to be completely refurbished and the authorities will take the opportunity to introduce mixed changing facilities in line …

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Thermes Sextius Aix-en-Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreProvencal History & Traditions

Discover the Artists and Artistic Side of Aix en Provence

Aix en Provence was founded in 122 BC by the Romans and called Aquas Sextius. The remains of the Roman baths can still be seen today at the entry to the Thermes Sextius, which offers a range of decadent spa treatments.

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Citroën 2CV Deux Chevaux #Provence #2CV #Touring @PerfectlyProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore

2CV Experience Spend a Day in a Deux Chevaux

The Citroën 2CV or Deux Chevaux continues to be iconic in France. In summer months, you can often see a few cruising the smaller roads of Provence. The 2CV was produced from 1948 to 1990.  During those 42-years of production over 3.8 million cars were produced, but relatively few exist today.

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Gordes Market day #Gordes #Provence #Markets @bfblogger2013
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Lost in the Luberon: Gordes, Goult and Menerbes

By Deborah Bine When I learned my hometown friend, whom I hadn’t seen in 40 years, was coming to visit me in Uzes, right away I started planning her trip. One that we’d both enjoy. Explore this Post Via:: Barefoot Blogger       

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Cycling in Marseille – Like Never Before

By aixcentric Have you ever cycled in a boat? Through a shopping centre, hospital or station? Thought not. Your chance comes on Sunday 5th October with the 5th annual Vélotour which sounds like the best fun. It’s open Explore this Post Via:: Aixcentric     

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Exploring Local Vineyards: Useful Press Kit and a One-day Rally

By aixcentric Saturday 20th September is the deadline for enrolling for the Sainte-Victoire Wine Rally which is great fun. But just before I post details of that, here is something interesting that I have just found which should appeal to wine-lovers in Aix. It’s a 17 page press kit, in …

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Avignon Gourmet Tour
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Bring Your Appetite with Avignon Gourmet Tour

Avignon is a must-see on almost every tourist’s Provence travel agenda. Whether you are a practicing Catholic or not it is impossible to ignore the fact that the seat of influence for this religion was based in Avignon for almost 100 years. Pope Clement V arrived from Lyon, without the …

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Travel Guide France en Velo
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Travel Guide: France en Velo a Biking Journey from St Malo to Nice

Previously published on Ginger and Nutmeg: Biking in France Whether you own a custom-fit, carbon fiber steed with electronic shifters or a three-gear cruiser bike with tassels, you have to admit that watching the Tour de France each July is addictive. The right to wear the maillot jaune is earned over …

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