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Buying Property In Provence

After reading about Provence’s villages and towns, food, culture and lifestyle, you are dreaming about owning a property in the heart of Provence or along the Côte d’Azur. You have fallen in love with Provence, and now you want to buy a home. Before you do, read about the French property …

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Cooking Class Aix en Provence with Provence Gourmet @CuriousProvence @ProvenceCook
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Cooking Class Aix en Provence with Provence Gourmet

Provence Gourmet This autumn, I was lucky to be able to participate in one of Gilles Conchy’s cooking classes in Aix en Provence. Gilles leads English cooking classes in Aix en Provence, Eygalières, and Marseille. Each class focuses on Provençal cooking, with particular regard for the different traditions of the …

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Elegant dining #TastesofProvence @PerfProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottProvencal RecipesSeasonal MenusTaste

Provencal Menu: Autumn Dinner Party

After a long stretch of scorching summer days, cooler autumn weather in Provence offers a chance to serve warm, hearty meals. Fall mornings wrapped in a cloth of humidity with heavy dew and fog clouding the early hours until the sun does its work. With the hard work finished for …

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Dancing, Music and Art in Provence

Generally, summer is a time of festivals and music all over France. It is best to check the local guides for details as there is plenty to see in the way of art and music in Provence. If you let Provence carry you away, you might find yourself Dancing in …

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La Grande Paella Spanish Influence in Provence

Bastille Day Celebrations Bastille Day (La Fête Nationale) commemorates the 1789 storming of the Bastille in Paris. Two years running, our village attempted to host fireworks on the 14th only to be stymied by the wind. Leave it to the Parisians to have their traditional parade on the Champs-Élysées. Eygalières was …

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Iris Jardin de l’Achimiste #Gardens #Provence @PerfProvence
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Jardin de l’Achimiste in Provence

In a green maze – that is how your journey starts. Wandering aimlessly through the hedge circuit your footsteps form the letters, as your shoulders rub against the thick shrubbery. The characters spell Bereishit the first word of the Torah, a Hebrew word that translates to “in the beginning of.” …

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Understanding Cowboys Provence Cowboys Provence Fete du village Bulls Explore Provence @PerfProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottInspireProvencal History & Traditions

Essential Reading to Understand the Cowboys of Provence

Understanding the Cowboys of Provence Summer days in Provence are bathed in sunshine and surrounded by a chorus of cicadas. In the Bouches du Rhone, the blinding blue skies and the sweltering heat are also prime time for village festivals surrounding horse and bull events. These horsemen and women are …

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Gorges de Regalon Hiking Provence
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Hiking the Gorges de Régalon in Provence

Hiking in Provence The idea for this hike came from a friend at the International Hiking group of Provence. The twosome needed to find a short hike that was not too far from the house, so they would have enough time to get the car to the mechanic. Nutmeg consulted …

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Touring Lost in Arles Colours of Arles #Arles Heather Robinson @LostinArles @HeatherRobinson
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreLocals Travel Tips

Touring Heather Robinson’s “Lost in Arles” Perfectly Provence

Trailing her degrees from Yale and the University of New York, former actress Heather Robinson changed careers to become a travel writer. She has been living in France for over 14 years with her photographer companion. You can read more about Heather’s favourite spots in Arles and her “Lost in …

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Relax in the Alpilles with a Massage Bien-être by Nancy

What could be more relaxing than a massage in the heart of the Parc naturel régional des Alpilles? Nancy Gandon was born across the Rhône River from the Palais des Papes, in Villeneuve lez Avignon a village with this tagline “La Provence côté Languedoc.” The mighty river serves as the …

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