Provence's Instagrammable Locations Charming Villages Saignon Provence
Explore: Travel in Provence

Provence’s Most Instagrammable Locations and Attractions

Guest Post: The Most Instagrammable Spots in Provence France may be the most visited country in the world, with the region of Provence falling in only second to Paris, but it remains a tricky task to discover some of its hidden treasures. Anyone who has ever had any inclination towards …

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Coronado Island beach
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottTaste: Food & Drink

Enjoying a Southern California Taste of Provence Menu With Friends

Occasionally, there are opportunities to connect with contributors in person, outside of “Perfectly Provence.” This week was one of those times. Provencal Connections in California On what was a bit like speed dating trip in Southern California my hubby and I drove to San Diego for one evening. The hook for …

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Charles Camoin @MuseeGranet @Aixcentric
AixcentricArtists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & CultureWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Charles Camoin – Must-See Exhibition in Aix-en-Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: If you love Provence, you will love this exhibition. Charles Camoin was born in Marseille and spent his later years living in Saint-Tropez and painting all along the Mediterranean coast. The Musée Granet’s exhibition, ‘Camoin dans sa Lumiere’, has wonderful examples of his works showing Marseille, Cassis and …

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Garden @ValJoanis @Aixcentric
AixcentricWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Events for First Weekend in June

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Assuming there is petrol to be had, here are some of the events taking place next weekend, all of which are special to being in the south of France. Where else to watch the arrival of the Rallye des Princesses from Paris but lovely sunny …

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Saignon fountain in the square @JaneDunning
Jane DunningStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Provencal dilemmas the three Cs Countryside Coast or City

I’m a real Francophile and have stayed in more than one hundred towns, cities, villages and hamlets in France. Twenty-two of these have been in Provence, the shortest for one night, the longest for four months. Every time I plan a trip to Provence, the dilemma is where to choose… …

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#Lavender l'Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque #Provence @ShutrsSunflowrs
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel TipsRoad Trips South of France

Provence Travel Tips from Caroline Longstaffe

Recently, we introduced you to Shutters and Sunflowers, a blog about the Provencal landscape and many other things that inspire Caroline Longstaffe to write. Please read the full story here. The Longstaffe family lived in Provence for about 18 months in 2012-13 and were smitten. We asked Caroline if she …

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St Tropez port #StTropez @JaneDunning
Books on ProvenceGuest Post

House Sitting Near Saint-Tropez Turns into a Book

 “Thirty-five minutes from St Tropez” I first learnt of the concept of house-sitting on holiday in 2006. We had rented an apartment in a lovely house just south of La Garde Freinet, a small town in the Var, about twenty minutes from Saint-Tropez. I realised that house-sitting might be a …

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St Tropez #SaintTropez #Provence @DreamyProvence
Explore: Travel in ProvenceMy Dreamy Provence

The Seductive Saint Tropez

Find out why Jill finds Saint Tropez seductive… The little ferryboat slowly makes its way across the glittering bay toward the historic Saint Tropez, from Port Grimaud where I’m staying.  It’s my favourite way to arrive.  Past all manner of sleek motor boats, one aptly named ‘one more toy’… Say’s …

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Guest PostLifestyle: Art & CultureWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Luxury Entertainment in the South of France

Luxury Entertainment Luxury living and Provence go hand in hand: the region boasts incredible scenery, beaches, weather, food, wine, and so much more. But the area is also home to some fantastic entertainment options. If you’re looking to indulge in some of the finer things in life, here is a …

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Winter House Sitting Provence Cannes Quiet Beach Jane Dunning
Guest PostStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Winter is Perfect for House Sitting in Provence

In this guest post (below) by author Jane Dunning, she shares her thoughts on why winter is a great time to visit (and house sit) in Provence. Jane is the author of two novels “” and its sequel “.” Her experiences while house sitting in Provence with her husband inspired …

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