Aigues Mortes #AiguesMortes #Camargue @GingerandNutmeg
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Visit the Fortress of Aigues Mortes near Provence

Contributor blog post by Nutmeg: 800km from its glacial source in Valais, Switzerland the Rhône River gasps as it reaches the Mediterranean Sea. Like a wide yawn the Rhône’s two branches; the Grande Rhône and the Petit Rhône empty their cargo at the mouth of the river. This area of …

Pont du Gard @OurhouseinProvence
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A Visit to Historic Pont du Gard

Contributor blog post by Michel: With daughter Tricia and family visiting, we planned activities that would interest grandchildren Avery and Caedon and frankly use up their seemingly boundless energy including hiking and swimming as often as we could. We figured a visit to Pont du Gard would be perfect. Our …

Roman History @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in ProvenceRoad Trips South of France

A Bridge To The Past: The Roman History of France Revisited

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: A visit back to Pont du Gard and Nimes with my guest from the US reminded me how much history is so close to me in the south of France. Revisit some of the Roman past with a tour to Nimes — one of …

Beautiful Sete views Tourisme Sete
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Provence Road Trip: 10 Reasons to Visit Sète

Contributor blog post by Ginger and Nutmeg: A whale and two anchors feature on Sète’s official coat of arms, a tribute to local maritime history, and the fact that Mont St Clair makes the city looks like a humpback. Archaeologists have dated remains of human activity (discovered in 1973) to …

Notre Dame at sunset #Marseille #ExploreProvence @PerfProvence
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What to do on your trip to Provence France

France is a beautiful country, with so much to see and do. With plenty of delicacies and excellent cuisine to indulge in along with the fabulous wine that is produced in the country, as well as a huge selection of tourist destinations to explore, there is plenty to do on …

Must See Uzes #Uzes #TravelTips @GingerandNutmeg
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Returning to Visit to Must See Uzes

Contributor blog post by Nutmeg: The group emails started well before Christmas… Would Nutmeg be interested in a girl’s getaway to Uzès? Seriously? As if, anyone needs to escape Provence. Yes! The proposed itinerary was to include a short visit to Uzès in the Gard.Many visitors who venture westward in …

Vaucluse views of Mont Ventoux @VaucluseDreamer
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A 3-day Taster Trip to the Vaucluse

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: Where do I start? This last week has been lovely – the house has been full (a great test of the temporary fabric walls & open plan bathroom!) Not only has my eldest son been visiting with his girlfriend, but also my mum, so …

Tour Fenestrelle Uzes @alabreche_annie
Annie BarkerExplore: Travel in ProvenceRoad Trips South of France

Seeing the year through in the Midi

Our village, like many in southern France, has a semi-permanent population; one of the first questions asked on being introduced is whether or not we are here all year round. A fairly cosmopolitan atmosphere is enjoyed here, particularly throughout the summer months, evident at the annual 14th July celebrations opposite …

Gorges du Verdon #ExploreProvence @CuriousProvence
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Weekend at the Gorges du Verdon

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: For my birthday last month, Robin and I headed off for an indulgent long weekend. When in Europe eh? We had been to the Southern parts of the Gorges du Verdon where you’ll find many turquoise lakes. …Continue reading here for more on Ashley and Robin’s …

Village Banon Cross Alpes Haute Provence
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Goat Cheese and fast dogs in the Village of Banon

Contributor blog post by Nutmeg: Check out the Luberon views high up on the hill in the village of Banon. It is a great place for a hike or lunch, and  home to the fastest dog in France, Dabir a Saluki. If you are lucky enough to be there in lavender …