Villedieu Village view in the Drome Provencal
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Visit to Charming Villedieu and Pizza at Maison Bleue

Contributor blog post by Michel: One of our favorite villages near Sablet is Villedieu, a small village (population 514) built on a hill overlooking vineyards, olive groves and pine trees near the Eygues River on the border of the Drôme Provençale. Villedieu is located about 7 1/2 miles northwest of Sablet …

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La Bergerie Restaurant Ferme de Capelongue in Bonnieux
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A Foodie Discovery at the Top of Bonnieux in the Luberon

Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham: One day while taking a walk up the very steep road behind Bonnieux, I saw signs for la Bastide de Capelongue and Édouard Loubet, Relais and Châteaux. Curious, I kept walking. I continued up past the village and onto a side road. I soon …

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Marseille vieux port
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A trip to Marseille for an authentic Bouillabaisse

Contributor blog post by Michel: We had been talking about throwing a Provence Party in our backyard with a traditional Bouillabaisse for some time. We had even told the neighbors it would take place in August when we returned from Sablet. While we were in Provence,I wanted to go to …

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La Mirande Restaurant in Avignon @OurhouseinProvence
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Lunch at La Mirande Restaurant in the shadow of the Pope’s Palace

Contributor blog post by Michel: One morning in October, we headed to Avignon with friends Steve and Mary for lunch at La Mirande Restaurant. Shirley and I had eaten at La Mirande before at the suggestion of fellow blogger, renown cooking instructor and friend Barbara at Cuisine de Provence, but this …

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le petit cafe retaurant in Oppede-le-Vieux @cobblestoneandvineyards
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Le Petit Café in the Majestic Oppède-le-Vieux

Contributor blog post by Cheryl: Some things just don’t change. Don’t you love it when you return to a place and it feels like nothing has skipped a beat while you were gone? Like le Petit Café located in the breathtaking Oppède-le-Vieux. The same white dog sitting on a spool …

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Avignon Church @OurhouseinProvence
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L’Agape Restaurant, a Michelin Bib Gourmand Restaurant in Avignon

Contributor blog post by Michel: As soon as L’Agape Restaurant was awarded a Bib Gourmand by the Michelin inspectors, I began to make attempts to locate L’Agape Restaurant in Avignon. I thought I would come across it as I walked around but never found it in the area where we …

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Cat Cafe in Nice @Margo_Lestz
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La Ronronnerie A Cat Café in Nice and Why Cats Purr

Contributor blog post by Margo Lestz: Have you heard of cat cafés? No, they are not where cats go to have their morning coffee and read the newspaper. They are for us humans, and they are pretty much like any other café… except there are cats roaming around. Normally, you …

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Le Fournil in Bonnieux The New Gold Standard @CobblestoneandVineyards
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Le Fournil Restaurant in Bonnieux The New Gold Standard

Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham: For the last few years, I’ve heard mention of le Fournil Restaurant in several gîte rental binders, and it had been on my list of restaurants to try. It did not disappoint! In fact, with each bite we were asking, “How soon can we …

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Lunch at Château la Croix des Pins @ProvenceTayls
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Dine in the vines near Mont Ventoux! 

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Head North between Mont Ventoux and the Dentilles mountains and you will find some quintessential Provençal villages surrounded by Cherry Orchards and vineyards. On the edge of Mazan, is Château la Croix des Pins, making a good selection of white, rosê and red wines – …

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Pizza Provence Style @TableenProvence
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Pizza Provence-Style

Contributor blog post by Paula Kane: One of the things I am constantly searching for is good pizza. I know it seems odd, pizza and Provence don’t seem to go together, but you’d be mistaken. And likely pleasantly surprised. Since coming to Provence I have eaten a great many pizzas. …

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