Beautiful Sete views Tourisme Sete
ExploreGinger and NutmegRoad Trips South of France

Provence Road Trip: 10 Reasons to Visit Sète

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 the late Bronze Ages II and III. …

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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 …

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Must See Uzes #Uzes #TravelTips @GingerandNutmeg
ExploreGinger and NutmegRoad Trips South of France

Returning to Visit to Must See Uzes

  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 Provence to see …

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Vaucluse views of Mont Ventoux @VaucluseDreamer
ExploreJulie WhitmarshRoad Trips South of France

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 …

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Tour Fenestrelle Uzes @alabreche_annie
Annie BarkerExploreRoad 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 …

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Gorges du Verdon #ExploreProvence @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerExploreRoad Trips South of France

Weekend at the Gorges du Verdon

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 road trip to the visit …

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Goat Cheese Village Banon Cross Alpes Haute Provence
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Goat Cheese and the Village of Banon

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 season enjoy the brilliant shades of …

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Nimes Maison Carre @bfblogger2015
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Why Nimes is a “Must See” for Roman History Lovers

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: France has so many amazing places to visit it’s hard to decide where to start. If you’re a Roman history buff, you must visit Nimes. It’s a city where you can see, touch and experience life in France during the days of the Roman …

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Bargemon landscape #Var @AccessRiviera
ExploreRebecca WhitlockeRoad Trips South of France

French Riviera Weekend Wanderlust: Bargemon

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Bargemon, located in the hinterland of the Var department was a pleasant weekend getaway for myself and my partner and a town that we will definitely return to as the area allowed a nice change of scenery away from the coast. Fortified in AD …

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Vincent Van Gogh’s St Remy Statue
Barefoot BloggerExploreRoad Trips South of France

Revisiting Van Gogh a Driving Tour in Provence

Contributor blog post by Deborah @Barefoot Blogger: This post is republished from the early Barefoot Blogger archives a road trip through Provence with stops in some of the places where Vincent Van Gogh once painted. For those of you who have not followed the early adventures of the Barefoot Blogger, you will be introduced to …

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