Musee d’Art et d’Histoire de Provence @Aixcentric
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Grasse – Perfume Capital of France

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Last week we spent the morning in Grasse, a town I hadn’t visited for years. Of course it’s perfume-central with lots of parfumeries offering free tours and shops with tempting arrays of bottles, sprays, soaps and creams. Plus there’s the Musée International de la Parfumerie …

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Vaison la Romaine @OurHouseinProvence
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Vaison-la-Romaine a Tale of Two Towns

Contributor blog post by Michel: You are probably not aware but this past July, we had the pleasure of a visit from daughter Tricia, her husband Alvin and two of our wonderful grandchildren; Avery and Caedon. We have talked and planned for this visit for a long time. We knew …

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Lourmarin #Lourmarin @Susan_pwz
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Who’s the Face Behind “Lourmarin, Lourmarin”?

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull: If you follow what’s happening in Lourmarin, the charming village at the southern base of the Luberon where the Manfull family has been hanging their hats for many years, you’ve no doubt seen something about “Lourmarin, Lourmarin.” Have you wondered what “Lourmarin, Lourmarin” is? …

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Joucas views #Luberon #ExploreProvence @Cobblestonesand Vineyards
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The Luberon Village of Joucas Still Has My Heart

Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham: I’m back in Provence and exploring a bunch of villages, all in the name of research, to confirm which one is my favorite. And Joucas still is the one! The Luberon is very quiet today at the end of August with all the tourists …

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Roussillon #ExploreProvence #Luberon @GirlgoneGallic
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Roussillon – A Very Colorful Day in Provence

Contributor blog post by Girl Gone Gallic: The Village of Roussillon “Une Journée Très Colorée”… The village of Roussillon is a tiny village filled with café’s and galleries selling pottery, art, and souvenirs.  It is a quaint little village perched on top of hillside, painted hues of orange, yellow and …

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Visit to Curcuron #Luberon @ProvenceTayls
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Must Do Provence: A visit to Cucuron 

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: We almost bought a village house in Cucuron… How different life might have been! It’s a charming village, home to about 2000 villagers, on the south side of the Luberon, a short drive to Lourmarin and accessible to Aix en Provence. Tuesday is market …

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Provencal Lavender by the Chateau in Lourmarin @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

A video tour of the Provence’s perched villages of the Luberon

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaff: Explore the picturesque ‘villages-perchés’ of Provence’s stunning Luberon Valley. Starting in Lourmarin, join this video tour through this breathtakingly beautiful countryside. Meander through the vineyards, olive groves and fruit orchards and discover the charms of these captivating historical villages (and these are just some …

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Catalan artist Jaume Plensa Sculpture #Antibes #FrenchRiviera @BfBlogger2015
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Antibes in Two Days: Moonlight and Absinthe

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: As long as I can remember I’ve dreamt about Antibes. When thoughts of the tiny dot-of-a-place on the French Rivera came to my mind, I’d imagine myself lounging on the deck of a massive yacht. Sipping champagne. Dining in the moonlight. Sigh… Little did …

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Eygalieres an Authentic Village in Provence @PerfProvence
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Must Visit Eygalieres an Authentic Village in Provence

Contributor blog post by Nutmeg: The key to understanding Provence is to spend some quality time in historical villages such as Eygalières. The town is tiny compared to its neighbours, with a population of only 1830 (pop. census 2008). The village site as it is known today began to take shape …

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Lacoste across the vineyards @ShutrsSunflowrs
Caroline LongstaffeExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Lacoste and Ménerbes Two Captivating Luberon Villages

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: Continuing our tour of Provence’s beautiful Luberon hillside villages; last time we took the D943 from Lourmarin, through the dramatic gorge to Bonnieux, Lacoste and Ménerbes now await. Lacoste, a tiny, sometimes forgotten perched village has breathtaking views across the sweeping Luberon landscape, Mont Ventoux and Les Alpes. …

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