Les Alpilles Vues du Ciel Photo Book
Books on ProvenceInspire

Provence Photo Book the Alpilles From the Air – Les Alpilles Vues du Ciel

Many of us love the Alpilles, the “little Alps” that rise between the famous Provencal towns of St-Rémy-de-Provence and Les Baux. Their craggy beauty dominates the surrounding landscape. But outside of taking an airplane ride, it is impossible to appreciate them from the air. Until now. Gilles Lagnel’s new book, …

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Biking Routes in ProvenceMaussane Alpilles Ride
ExploreKeith Van SickleStay Fit

Biking Routes in Provence: Riding from Maussane-les-Alpilles to Eygalières

Val and I are back in France for the spring, in St-Rémy-de-Provence. One of the things we enjoy most about this area is biking. St-Rémy is right next to the Alpilles, a low mountain range with rocky outcroppings. Well, to call the Alpilles “mountains” is a bit of a stretch, …

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Perfectly Provence this week
ContributorsExplore

Discover the Perfectly Provence Contributors

Perfectly Provence is the name of this website; it is also a community of over 40 contributors each of whom has a personal connection to the region. The list includes expats who have chosen to make the South of France their home: Phoebe Thomas who writes about travel with kids, …

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Provencal Ratatouille Tastes Provence
David Scott AllenProvencal RecipesSide DishTaste

Provencal Ratatouille the French Laundry Way

A breathtaking display of deliciousness that could rival any of the old French Masters. This variation of Ratatouille speaks for itself. Artistically arranged tomatoes, peppers and eggplant bond together for a wonderful taste sensation topped with a refreshing vinaigrette followed by a drizzle of rich crema balsamica.

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Expat Living and Real EstateLiving in ProvenceRebecca Ronane

Why Should You be Networking in Provence

Or anywhere else, for that matter! This is a question that probably has not entered your thoughts, unless you are used to networking. Firstly what is it? In all honesty I didn’t have much idea when I started Network Provence in February 2015. By the way the dictionary definition states; …

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Tellines a la Persillade @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerTaste

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
ExploreGuest 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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Van Gogh en Provence @Aixcentric
AixcentricArtists Inspired by ProvenceInspire

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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Vincent Van Gogh’s St Remy Statue
Artists Inspired by ProvenceInspirePhotographers in Provence

Art and Photography in Provence

Artists and Art Teachers 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 (photos below). Tessa Baker …

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2CV experience #Rentals #Provence @PerfProvence
ExploreRoad Trips South of France

Looking for Day Trip Ideas in Provence

Let us share some ideas on how to keep busy in Provence. Read about how Sassafras and Nutmeg spent their week in Provence. They enjoyed vineyards, a stop at St. Remy’s market, a bike ride along the Gorges de la Nesque, lunch in the village of Monieux and a other memorable …

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