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Happy Holidays from Perfectly Provence

Happy Holidays! Seasons greetings to all our readers and the terrific contributors. May the holidays allow you the time to sample some wine from Provence, share a Provencal-inspired meal with friends and family, but mostly enjoy a chance to relax.  

Carrieres de Lumieres @Culturespaces @Aixcentric
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News on 2017 Theme at Carrieres de Lumieres

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Next year’s theme for the popular son-et-lumiere show at Carrieres de Lumiere at Les Baux de Provence is…‘Bosch, Breughel, Arcimboldo from the fantastic to the wonderful’. ‘This show explores the fantastic and wonderful world painted by the 16th-century artists. The first part of this journey …

Nice Old Town #CotedAzur @PerfProvence
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Nice in the winter – Experience Nice a new way

Traditionally the French Riviera, and Nice in particular, was a winter resort. It served as a destination for the upper echelons to escape harsh northern winters amongst their own. Today Nice in the winter is a largely local affair – which means less hustle, bustle and fewer crowds to contend …

Truffles Provence Truffle Markets
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4 Days in Provence: Wine and Truffle Tour in January

Talk about a perfect January get-away! Emily Durand has created a three-night and four-day tour in the heart of Provence with a distinct focus on the best of the cooler season – wine and black truffles. The first month of the year in Provence you can (generally) count on brilliant …

holiday-musings @Margo_Lestz
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Holiday Musings from Provence

Contributor blog post by Margo Lestz: As the holiday season approaches, I hope everyone is getting ready for some happy times with friends and family, or maybe just a nice, quiet break from the normal routine. Whatever type of season you are planning, I hope it is filled with joy. As …

Provence Prestige @curiousprovence
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Provence Prestige Blog Trip: Atelier Arterra

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Une Journée de Découverte à Marseille Curious Provence is one of the official bloggers for Provence Prestige in Arles. My Provence, working with Bouches-du-Rhône Tourisme, hosted a blog trip last weekend in Marseille and the Camargue. I was proud to be the only anglophone out …

November and December Events in Provence @CuriousProvence
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November and December Events in Provence

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: If you’re in Provence for the holiday season for the first time, you’ll notice that Christmas is not celebrated with the same gusto as in Northern parts of France or colder climates in general. However, there are some fantastic markets to get you into the …

Christmas in Provence @privateprovence
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Spend Christmas in Provence Market and Truffle Tour

Bilingual guide Emily Durand and the owner of Your Private Provence is running a holiday tour in Provence from December 16-22, 2016. This “Christmas market and truffle tour” is a small group tour for a maximum of eight (8) guests. You can view the full itinerary here. Why would you want to sign up for …

Thanksgiving in Provence @ProvencePost
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You’re Invited: Thanksgiving in France

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: Because I live to please you, once again I’ve rounded up a great selection of Thanksgiving celebrations–on the Côte d’Azur, in inland Provence and in Paris–where you are wanted and welcome! Who attends? The local expat community of course, but also French friends and …

Expo at Hotel de Caumont @Aixcentric
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Aix: Marilyn Monroe Photo Expo

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: ‘Marilyn I Wanna Be Loved By You’ is the new exhibition at Aix’s Caumont Centre-d’Art. Sixty images from top photographers will highlight her career – most of them are from private collections. The narrative will focus on her relationship with photography and ask how theyMarilyn …