Tellines a la Persillade @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerTaste: Food & Drink

Tellines à la Persillade, a simple market dish

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Tellines (pronounced tellEEne) There was a little commotion yesterday morning at Saint Remy de Provence market. Gilles, the oyster and mussel vendor, placed a large tub of tellines at the front of his stall. First to notice, with coffees in hand at 8 am, …

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Notre Dame at sunset #Marseille #ExploreProvence @PerfProvence
Explore: Travel in ProvenceGuest PostRoad Trips South of France

What to do on your trip to Provence France

France is a beautiful country, with so much to see and do. With plenty of delicacies and excellent cuisine to indulge in along with the fabulous wine that is produced in the country, as well as a huge selection of tourist destinations to explore, there is plenty to do on …

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Familiarity and rediscovery @frenchessense
Expat Living and Real EstateLiving in ProvenceVicki Archer

Familiarity And Rediscovery in Provence

Contributor blog post by Vicki Archer: Familiarity and rediscovery go together. The familiar despite our best intentions can be taken for granted. We never mean to neglect and most of the time we don’t even realise it is happening. Taking something or someone for granted is a non-intentional dismissal. Sometimes, not …

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Vasarely Exhibition @PhilipRemDePro
Artists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & CulturePhilippe GoninetWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Vasarely Exhibition in Gordes Summer 2016

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: I was waiting for it, for the reason that the castle in Gordes was closed for visit while I was touring there. I was in Gordes for the opening on June 2nd of the new Victor Vasarely exhibition and was not disappointed. Victor Vasarely …

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Van Gogh en Provence @Aixcentric
AixcentricArtists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & Culture

Van Gogh en Provence – on show in Arles

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Van Gogh was so incredibly productive that, while in Arles and in Saint-Remy, he produced some 500 works; so it’s always seemed sad that there was, until recently, only one of his paintings in Provence (in Avignon). Two more have arrived (one in Aix and …

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Rosemary, Thyme and Sage herb garden #Eygalieres @PhilipRemDePro
Local Food Producers in ProvencePhilippe GoninetTaste: Food & Drink

Herbes de Provence Garden in Eygalières

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: The Sentiers de l’Abondance opened not so far ago and had been on my “to visit list” for a while. And I luckily found time to the opening party for the new season last Saturday. It was a real shame that the weather was not with …

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Les Baux Views #LesBauxdeProvence #StRemy #ExploreProvence @PerfProvence
Ginger and Nutmeg

5 Provencal Myths

Contributor blog post by Nutmeg: When Ginger and Nutmeg first ventured to Provence they felt prepared for the adventure. After all, it was not their first trip to France, they had previously biked in the region, and they had read Peter Mayle’s books – so they were confident in their …

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Transhumance in #StRemy May events #Provence @PhilipRemDePro
Explore: Travel in ProvencePhilippe Goninet

May in Provence

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: Warmer and longer days when we are able to start dining outside…. The scenery is still green and coloured with all the blooming flowers. However you need to know that May can be busier than June for the fact of the French bank holidays …

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Saint Paul de Mausole in April #StRemy @PhilipRemDePro
Explore: Travel in ProvencePhilippe Goninet

April in Provence

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: April is probably my favorite month of the year: “rebirth”…. Our Almond tree starts blossoming in February, followed by our numerous apple and pear trees in March. And then, in April, it is the explosion !!! Our plane tree are bright green and it’s …

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Vincent Van Gogh’s St Remy Statue
Artists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & CulturePhotographers in Provence

Art and Photography in Provence

Provence is an endless canvas for artists, writers, photographers and frankly anyone with a fragment of a creative side. A place famous for its magical light, Provence has inspired master painters Cezanne, Matisse, Picasso, Van Gogh and many of today’s creators (pictured below) including – Tessa Baker, Duncan Barker, Barbara Pitcher and Jill Steenhuis. The other …

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