Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie #Pottery @bfBlogger2013
Barefoot BloggerLifestyle: Art & CultureShopping & Gifts from the South of France

Shopping Finds in San Quentin La Poterie

By Deborah No matter how many times I visit the villages near Uzes, I find something new and irresistible. My destination was San Quentin La Poterie — the home of some of the most amazing potters in all of France. This time, I did find a pottery shop Explore this Post …

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AixcentricLifestyle: Art & CultureShopping & Gifts from the South of France

Sale at the Hotel de Paris

By aixcentric Lots of sales going on at the moment across France, but the most unusual must be the massive auction of items from the famous, glittering Hotel de Paris in Monaco. As part of its renovation project, they will be selling off all manner of items Explore this Post …

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collection-loft Atelier Romain Bernex #Provence #ceramics
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLifestyle: Art & CultureShopping & Gifts from the South of France

Gorgeous Ceramics by Artisans at Atelier Romain Bernex

In 1998, Marie Pierre and Cyrille Huyghues Despointes started Atelier Romain Bernex.  They had a common vision to open their ceramics studio. The slightly crazy concept was triggered one spring evening by the light of a glowing ceramic kiln. Marie Pierre and Cyrille brought to the project passion for creation …

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Lifestyle: Art & CultureShopping & Gifts from the South of FranceThe Provence Post

Own a Piece of Monte-Carlo Hotel History

By Julie Mautner As part of a four-year, €250-million renovation at the five-star Hotel de Paris, its owner–Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer–will stage a major auction of the hotel’s fixtures, furniture, linens, tableware and art from January 25 to 30.   Explore this Post Via:: The Provence Post      

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Christmas @PerfProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLifestyle: Art & CultureShopping & Gifts from the South of France

Christmas Ideas from Provence

By late November, the Christmas markets in Provence are in full swing. Individual cabanas decorated with festive trimmings line the Cours Mirabeau in Aix-en-Provence. In a short walk, you can buy some gingerbread (pain d’épices) to go with your foie gras, stock up on a few santons for your crèche …

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Christmas Markets in #Provence @MyDreamyProvence
Lifestyle: Art & CultureShopping & Gifts from the South of France

Join me at a Christmas market in Aix

Provence is a lovely place to spend Christmas. You are certainly not guaranteed a white Christmas, but the beautiful markets and sunny skies make up for it.  Join Jill at the Christmas market in Aix en Provence here.

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Christmas Market in Aix
AixcentricLifestyle: Art & CultureShopping & Gifts from the South of France

Twin Towns Market in Aix

By aixcentric The ‘Marche international des Villes Jumelles’ opens on Wednesday 3rd Dec at 12:00hrs and my advice is to get there for it opening if you want to buy any English goodies from the Bath stall. Last year I had invited my French neighbours in for a typical British …

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Christmas Aix-en-Provence
AixcentricLifestyle: Art & CultureShopping & Gifts from the South of France

Christmas is Starting in Aix

By aixcentric The chalets for the Christmas market in the Cours Mirabeau and the traditional rides for the little ones are nearly ready! Here are all the dates: The Christmas market opens tomorrow (19th November) and stall-holders will be selling all manner of gifts and festive foods – and that …

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Provence Prestige
Lifestyle: Art & CultureShopping & Gifts from the South of FranceThe Provence Post

Provence Prestige is Nov 20 to 24

By Julie Mautner The 2oth annual Provence Prestige show opens Thursday November 20 at the Palais des Congrès in Arles. This festive holiday-theme market fills a number of vast indoor expo halls with 3500 square meters of holiday goodies, gifts, home decor, food and wine, clothes, accessories, books and much …

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Aix en Provence view #AixenProvence #MyDreamyProvence
Lifestyle: Art & CultureMy Dreamy ProvenceShopping & Gifts from the South of France

Aix and a French Woman’s Secret

Aix en Provence , city commune in Southern France,  30kms North of Marseilles. Famous visitors and residents include Paul Cezanne and Ernest Hemingway. Originally the capital of Provence it is often referred to as the city of 1,000 fountains and it has a beautiful medieval quarter partially surrounded by an …

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