Spring meal wine and food pairings @JillBarth
Jill BarthTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Spring Meal Pairings for Southern Rhône Wines

On the second Saturday of each month, a group of bloggers who are passionate about the way good wine enhances a meal come together to blog about a wine pairing they have done. Each month has a different Wine Pairing Weekend theme to focus the pairings. There is a live …

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Cécile Colombo’s work in #Marseille via @Aixcentric
AixcentricArtists Inspired by ProvenceInspire

Marseille Art for the Spring

By aixcentric There’s a lovely, fresh, Spring-like exhibition of Cécile Colombo’s work in Marseille at the moment. She is a Gemenos-based artist who uses tissue, fabric, bits of text, inks and paint to make colourful collages. It’s at Galerie Charivari, 7 rue Fontange, Marseille 6, near Notre Dame du Mont. …

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Springtime in Provence Almonds @DreamyProvence
ExploreMy Dreamy Provence

Springtime in Provence – in the countryside around Aix en Provence

Spring comes early in Provence with flowering almond trees flowering in January and February. The tiny pink and white blossoms are a sure sign that the seasons are changing in the south of France.  Enjoy the photos shared by My Dreamy Provence of the almond trees in flower in the …

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Discovering Provence's Almond Trees
Local Food ProducersTasteVirginie Van Der Wees

Discovering Provence’s Almond Trees and Wonderful Recipes

The following text, in English and French, is a short introduction to discovering Provence’s almond trees and a few recipes. In the Provencal countryside, it is common to see almond trees growing in the wild. Several regional producers cultivate almonds for local consumption and use in local confectioneries like the …

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Provence Lavender June Tour
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreGuided Holiday Tours

Enchanting Provence: Lavender Fields and Heritage Sites a June Tour

Mother Nature determines the exact timing of when the lavender fields bloom in Provence each year. However, there is a certain magic with visiting the region before the crowds arrive for summer. Typically, June is a lovely month to travel in the South of France before it gets too hot …

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Mimosa French Riviera Winter
French Decor & GardensInspireMaison Mirabeau WinesWinter in Provence

Beautiful Mimosa at the Vineyard for French Riviera Winter Colours

Provence is known for its exceptional wines and breathtaking landscapes. But did you know our region is also home to a beautiful, fragrant plant? The mimosa, a plant native to Australia, grows on our vineyard and brings a touch of lively colour and subtle fragrance. The mimosa grows mainly in …

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Golf International de Pont Royal E.DAUTANT : Provence Tourisme
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreStay Fit

Looking for 18 holes? Golf Courses in Provence and Cote d’Azur

When you think of a golfing holiday, Provence may not be the place that first springs to mind. Perhaps it’s Scotland or Ireland that you think of first. While we agree that golf may have been invented in Scotland, and almost any golfer would love to play at the Old …

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Provence in Winter Walking
ExploreJulie WhitmarshStay FitWinter in Provence

Provence in Winter is a Wonderful Time for Walking

Yesterday we awoke to freezing temperatures in Provence with bright blue skies and decided that it was far too cold for a bike ride, so instead, we would take Millie on a walk that we hadn’t done before. I know I have mentioned the fantastic walks here in previous posts, …

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2023 Holiday Gift Guide Provence Books Reading List
Books on ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottInspire

2023 Holiday Gift Guide Books from Provence our Recommendations

Holiday Shopping Made Easy Are you shopping for book lovers? Here is our 2023 holiday gift guide for books from Provence for those on your list who love reading, travelling, and dreaming of France. These books are for anyone who wants a literary “dose” of Provence. Whether you have visited …

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St Remy de Provence Alpilles
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreVillages Towns and Cities

Visiting the Alpilles? Our Guide to the Villages and Must-sees

Established in 2007, the Parc Naturel Régional des Alpilles covers the mountain range and its flanks. As a protected natural area, there are restrictions on construction and park usage. However, the artifacts from human settlements discovered in these hills date back to the Neolithic era, and the range is the …

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