Roussillon Ochre trail Luberon @Inntravel
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Inntravel 10 Secrets of Authentic Provence

Steve Jack is the Communications Manager for Inntravel a company that has been offering self-guided walking and cycling discoveries of rural Provence for many years. We asked Steve if he would share his favourite spots in Provence with readers. Here, is his guest post on where to discover the secrets …

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Barrage de Malpasset Frejus
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3 Must-do Adventures in Provence

With its sobering history the story of the incredible Malpasset Dam that ruptured on December 2, 1959 killing 421 is definitely worth a visit if you are near Fréjus. For a relaxing drive through an uncrowded part of Provence the Vallee de Jabron in Haute Provence has stunning vistas with …

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Provence views #Provence @RebeccaRONANE
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel Tips

Coach Rebecca Ronane Shares her Perfectly Provence

Rebecca Ronane was born in the United Kingdom, but she tells me that she embarked on a career of travelling after the age of 19. Rebecca and her husband Alain (also a travel bug) met while working as tour directors. As a guide, Rebecca has journeyed throughout Europe, the United …

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Kayaking #Kayaking #Provence @PerfProvence
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Kayaking in Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: This is a special period for people in Provence.  The sun is still shining but the tourists have gone back home and the kids are back at school.  Time to quickly make the most of the countryside before the weather turns cold and winter sets in. We’re …

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How to Make French History More Fun

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: “Someday you’ll be glad you’ve seen this,” was the theme of a recent tour of Nimes and Pont du Gard with my 10-year-old visitor, McKenna. As spectacular and amazing as seeing an ancient Roman aqueduct or coliseum might seem, most children would rather …Continue reading …

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Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel Tips

Perfectly Provence Moments by Jane Satow

Jane Satow is many things, a wife, mother, good friend and private guide. You can read more about her company Provence Cultural Tours and two unique yoga retreats in Provence here. After ten years in France, Jane gets asked by clients and friends who are visiting to share her favourite …

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Discovering Provence as Retired Expat

Journalist/Writer Anne-Marie Simons and her husband Oscar (retired international banker) have lived and worked in the US and Europe. They could have chosen anywhere to retire but decided on sunny Aix-en-Provence. Anne-Marie says, “Our choice of Aix-en-Provence was a bit of a stab in the dark but has worked out …

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Tree Climbing #France @bfblogger2013
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in ProvenceStay Fit in Provence

Tree Sports in Uzes. Who knew?

By Deborah One of my favorite places in Uzes is the Vallée de l’Eure. I’ve written about the spring that feeds Pont du Gard, the swans, the STEPS, and various other things that amuse me there. Nothing has caught me more off guard, however, than to find men hanging in the …

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Avignon Palais des Papes
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Travel Tips How to Spend a Day in Avignon

Looking for suggestions for what to do in Avignon for a day? Keep reading Ashley’s guest to learn about this beautiful city in France. If you only have one day to enjoy the city, select the monuments you want to visit so that you can enjoy Avignon to the fullest. …

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Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Visit our Favourite Cities in Provence

With the large geographic footprint of Provence visiting the entire region in one trip, or a lifetime is nearly impossible. In high season (July and August), long drives and even longer lines should make you think twice about extended road trips. Instead, we suggest picking an activity each day and …

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