Rhone Valley Wines @KristaBender
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Wines of the Rhone Valley

Contributor blog post by Krista Bender: I am just back from exploring the vineyards of the Rhone Valley…. I adventured with my classmates to some of the top vineyards in Hermitage, Chateauneuf-du-Pape and Avignon. It was a beautiful 73 degrees and sunny in the alpes ….nothing better than wine tasting …

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#Avignon les Halles #FoodieTour @AvignonGourmet @PerfProvence
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Avignon Gourmet Tours

Contributor blog post by Nutmeg: Finally, another way to see Avignon! Every visitor should see the Palais des Papes and the Pont d’Avignon, but once you have seen those it is time to dive into the local’s side of the city with Avignon Gourmet Tours. This 3-hour tour will introduce …

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Mulled Wine and Escargot Strasbourg Christmas Market @PJAdams10
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Strasbourg Christmas Markets and Provencal Traditions

Recently, author and Perfectly Provence contributor PJ Adams visited the Strasbourg Christmas Market. PJ wrote this article following her trip to France where she compares the seasonal holiday traditions between Alsace and Provence. Keep reading for PJ’s tasty Christmas post on sauerkraut, gingerbread, calissons and nougat. Strasbourg France, the “Capital …

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Lost in Provence #Video #Blog @LostinProvence
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Getting Lost in Provence

Lance Armstrong named his book It’s Not About the Bike, yet for Ken Wallace and Bill Flanagan it was 2-wheeling that brought them together. A shared passion for cycling, backgrounds in film (Ken and Bill) and Father Son Tour (Bill’s blog) appears like the perfect set of experiential ingredients to …

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Intoxicating Southern France #Provence Front Cover @PJAdams10
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PJ Adams Shares her Perfectly Provence Travel Tips

Recently, PJ Adams the author of Intoxicating Southern France shared with readers why she is intoxicated by Provence (and the rest of France). If you missed the previous article, follow this link to learn more about why PJ is legally intoxicated by Provence. This, is how PJ describes her Perfectly …

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Discover Provence Sarah and Rick Steves @AboutProvence
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Discover Provence Tours with Locals

It must have been a bit of a let down for Sarah Pernet, the founder of Discover Provence, to meet with travel guru Rick Steves one week and myself the next. It is obvious why Discover Provence (established 2012) is on Mr. Steves’ radar, this young company has achieved the …

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Vineyards of Provence #Provence #Wines @vaisonsharon
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Provence Dream Tours Your Personal Guide

Which rosé? Are the whites any good? Can you find decent red wines? Does a wine list in Provence cause you to scratch your head? Sharon de Rham is a multilingual tour guide and expat (read her story here) she is also a wine aficionado. Sharon credits a colleague from …

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Clos Saint Paul #Mazan #Rentals #Provence @ClosSaintPaul
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Discover Taste Relax With Local’s Tips For Mazan and the Vaucluse

It is understandable that Canadians will do practically anything to avoid winter, but skipping out in those few short months of summer… Well, maybe if you are heading to Provence. If you like the sounds of that plan, then read this article on Clos Saint Paul a rental property that …

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Perfectly Provence Window #Provence
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Simply France Perfectly Provence Moments

The simple of life in the South of France was the inspiration for Dawn Slieter’s company Simply France with Dawn (you can read the previous post here). These are her ideas of #PerfectlyProvence moments: #Discover Cotes du Rhone wines: Compare a Chateauneuf-du-Pape with a more reasonable Rhone blend and discover …

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Villa View #Provence @francewithdawn
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Simply France with Dawn an Affair with Provence

It takes vision to launch any new business. In Provence where tour companies are as plentiful as olive trees and sunshine it also requires passion. Dawn Slieter calls her company Simply France with Dawn as that is what she is trying to share with clients – the simplicity of life …

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