Pointe Rouge Photo by Franck Pennant in La Provence
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Restaurants at Pointe-Rouge

By aixcentric Last summer, I posted about a trip taken down to Pointe-Rouge (Marseille), by navette from the Vieux Port, for lunch by the sea. You can read about “Marseille lunch pieds dans l’eau” here. It was a lovely excursion. Now I read that things are changing down there. The …

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Aigo Blanco Restaurant #Forcalquier
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Where are we going to eat in Forcalquier on a Sunday

Hilda Stearn visited Forcalquier in Haute Provence in the autumn. You can read about the lovely place she stayed and the local spa here. In today’s 24/7 society it is easy to forget that in some parts of France this development has yet to take hold. Arriving late in the …

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Best Ice-Cream Provence
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Just the Best Ice-Cream in Provence

By aixcentric This Wednesday, April 15th, L’Art Glacier reopens after its winter break. This is a restaurant tucked away on a wooded hillside near Ansouis and is well-worth seeking out. It has a fabulous terrace which overlooks the Luberon and its ice-creams and sorbets must be the best ever! It’s …

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Bouillabaisse Marseille Provence
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Understanding and Tasting The Real Bouillabaisse of Marseille

During a visit to a restaurant at the Vieux-Port in Marseille, we sampled “charter” Bouillabaisse. Bouillabaisse is a seafood soup with pieces of fish and crustaceans. The soup is so special that in 1980, eleven of the top chefs in Marseille created the “Bouillabaisse Charter”. Ginger and Nutmeg’s original blog post: The Real …

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Clos Saint Paul #Mazan #Rentals #Provence @ClosSaintPaul
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Discover Taste Relax With Local’s Tips For Mazan and the Vaucluse

It is understandable that Canadians will do practically anything to avoid winter, but skipping out in those few short months of summer… Well, maybe if you are heading to Provence. If you like the sounds of that plan, then read this article on Clos Saint Paul a rental property that …

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Cafe in #AixenProvence
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Top Cafe Choices in Aix en Provence by Aixcentric

We asked Lynne Alderson of Aixcentric if she would share her favourite cafés and salon de thés in Aix-en-Provence with Perfectly Provence readers. Lynne said no problem, other than narrowing her choices to three – now that was hard! Here, are Lynne’s top picks for a beverage and a light …

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Chez Jo Aix-en-Provence restaurant @Aixcentric
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Aix – Warm Ambiance at Chez Jo

By aixcentric Just a quick call- out for Chez Jo, an institution in Aix. We popped in there for lunch last week on a bright sunny day but the mistral was blowing its chilly passage through the streets of centre ville. Not a day for lunching on the terrace. Inside …

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Croix de Fer #Provence
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Discover Taste Relax Philippe Goninet Shares His Perfectly Provence

Philippe Goninet might be slightly biased, but according to this Provence tour guide read more here. “St Remy is the place I always recommend as a base for visitors.” Here are his top tips for a visit to Provence.  #Discover Stroll around the village and discover its hidden gems in …

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Columbus Café #AixenProvence @aixcentric
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Bagels, Muffins plus a Surprise at Columbus Café, Aix

By aixcentric In search of a lunchtime snack today, I happened across Columbus Café which I hadn’t seen before. It has a good array of fresh salads, filled baguettes, and toasted paninis and bagels, plus muffins which they say are made on the premises. It was a perfectly good lunch …

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Provence Shop Cafe #AixenProvence @Aixcentric
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Popular Aix Restaurant to Close

By aixcentric There seems to be quite a churn in restaurants in Aix – especially along rue d’Italie, my route into town. But I was very sad to hear about the impending closure of The Provence Shop in rue Victor Leydet. We had lunch there today and it was very …

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