Hilltop Villages #Provence #Children @FibiTee
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Sightseeing with children – visiting hill villages

According to Phoebe Thomas, family travel is entirely possible in Provence, even young boys can be interested in cultural visits. We have always been sightseeing with our children ever since day one and have never pandered to the idea that you can’t visit cultural/historical sights with young kids.  Our boys …

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Ochres Pigments Roussillon Ochres @PhilippeGoninet
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Roussillon: Everything about the Ochres

By Philippe Goninet It has been on my check list for a long time so when I got the invite, I jumped on it. I attended on Friday a special visit of the Ochre Mine of Bruoux and the Usine Mathieu, known as the conservatory of the Ochres for an …

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Cassis – a special seaside day trip in Provence

By Jilly It takes only forty minutes from Aix en Provence to transport yourself to the soft and sandy beach of Cassis near the enchanting little port. It’s a delight anytime of the year – winter with a warm blanket and a windbreaker and summer with Explore this Post Via:: …

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AixcentricExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Promotion for Cassis

By aixcentric A couple of months ago, I posted about the proactive attitude of the tourist office in Cassis who actually reach out to local journalists and writers with quality and timely information on forthcoming events: Coming up in Cassis. Now I understand that the town has been given ‘station …

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AixcentricExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Coming Up in Cassis

By aixcentric Cassis is not only a beautiful little town, but they have a switched-on tourist office who are not afraid of doing some proactive marketing. They have mapped out all their activities for the coming year which is such a help for holiday-makers and locals with visitors. For instance …

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St Remy in winter by Philippe Goninet
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Saint Remy de Provence in winter time

By Philippe Goninet We are pretty lucky with the weather this year and had a pretty cool fall with mild temperature (in the 70s throughout Oct and the 50/60s in Nov). I love my St Remy during this time of the year. It’s… Explore this Post Via:: Saint Remy de …

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St Maries de la Mer Camargue View Provence @PerfProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

St Maries de la Mer the Abrivado of the Year in Provence

The Camargue is the end of the watery road for the Rhone River. The Rhone finally dips its tentacles in the Mediterranean some 813 kilometers from its glacial source in Switzerland. From a frigid, violent start the water reaches the river delta and lazily unfolds, like a beach towel, before …

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Ansouis at Provence’s Crossroads in the Luberon

By nutmeg Ansouis was a gift – 963 AD in 2014, it still is… This village first appears in written record in 963 AD, in reference to Lambert de Reillane who donated Ansoye lands to the Abbey of Saint-Pierre de Montmajour. This land in the Aigues valley belonged to Explore …

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