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Guide to Dream Weddings in Provence

We probably don’t need to convince you that Provence is magical. The region delivers sunny, blue skies, fabulous landscapes, delicious food and world-class wine. However, flawless weddings in Provence require experts who speak the language and can create magic. No matter how beautiful the bride and how charming the groom …

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Perfectly Provence Newsletters

Join our newsletter subscriber list to receive a “taste of Provence” twice a month. When you sign up, you receive a free copy of our latest seasonal menu for culinary inspiration. Our newsletters highlight articles from these categories – Explore, Taste, Stay and Inspire. Sign up for our newsletter Explore …

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Carolyne Kauser-AbbottInspireShopping & Gifts

Souvenirs to Take Home from Provence

What should I take home from Provence? Expect a sensory overload on your first (and every) visit to Provence. In mid-summer, purple-blue lavender rows contour the landscape. Market stalls brim with seasonal produce from blood-red cherries in the spring to the makings for ratatouille in late summer. Then there is …

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Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore

Happy Holidays from Perfectly Provence

Holiday Wishes! The holidays are here, and it’s time to wish everyone Merry Christmas – Joyeux Noël and all the best for this joyful season. However, before we head out on a little technology break, it’s time to acknowledge all our terrific contributors. Time Out in Provence – What’s On …

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Winter in Provence Events Calendar La Rotonde Christmas Aix-en-Provence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottInspireShopping & GiftsWhat's On Provence & Cote d'AzurWinter in Provence

Winter in Provence Events Calendar 2020

Winter Festivals and Events in Provence What is winter like in Provence? It’s a good question. So, many images of the South of France are summer scenes; ribbons of blooming lavender fields, glasses of rosé with beads of condensation and beautiful people in enjoying their holidays. Perhaps wintertime in Provence garners less …

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Boutiques: a Shopping Guide for Provence

Provence is known for its landscapes, famous artists, food markets, and culture. Perhaps by default, the region is less recognized for its designers, artisans and craftsmanship. Whether you are searching for a unique gift for someone special, or yourself, there is a wealth of artistic talent in the region.  Made …

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Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreLocals Travel Tips

7 Days in Provence Highlights for Trip Planning

A Week in Provence Key to a great holiday in Provence (or anywhere) is striking a balance between activity and downtime. We have been fortunate to have many friends visit the region. Of course, we like to think it all about us, but the reality is Provence is magnetic. After …

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Holiday Gift Guide for the Home from Provence

It’s that time of year. The kids are searching for “Elf on a Shelf” or fighting over whose turn it is to open the advent calendar. At the same time, mum and dad are juggling corporate holiday parties and trying to burn off the eggnog. The countdown is on for …

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Provencal Rituals Rediscovering the Cultural Norms

By Paula Kane I am a big fan of ritual. Simple or complex, I believe they are good for keeping us grounded in something bigger than ourselves. I have mini rituals I do every day, but when I get to France, I crash right into a whole different set of …

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Join the Provence Guru My Best of Provence Tour

Who is the Provence Guru? During their honeymoon, Jamie Ivey announced to his bride that it was time for a career change. Thankless legal deals and long hours related to corporate mergers were not how he envisioned spending his life. He wanted to become a writer. Ivey proposed a somewhat …

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