Sporting Life Decathlon Hiker France
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Frenchify Your Sporting Life at Decathlon

My wife and I were on vacation in Italy, zooming along the autostrada near Florence when she suddenly started shouting and waving. “Pull over!” she yelled. “Right now! There’s a Decathlon!” That got my attention. I spun the wheels to the right and barely made it onto the off-ramp in …

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Cycling in Provence @VaucluseDreamer
ExploreJulie WhitmarshStay Fit

Luberon Cycling from Sade to Saignon

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: In a little over a week’s time my hubby and boys will set off from our home on Dartmoor to cycle through France, hopefully arriving safe and well after about 18 days in Sete. They’ll be cycling just over 1500km in that time, not quite …

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Cycling in Provence #ExploreProvence @TableenProvence
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Allez! Allez! Provence en Vélo

Provence: just one word conjures visions of endless blue skies, charming villages and miles and miles of smooth roads to be ridden. One of the things I miss most when not in France is riding my bike. I know, I know… you’re thinking, what? Don’t you miss the food, the …

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Le Tour de La Provence @Aixcentric
AixcentricWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Le Tour de La Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: 2016 and Provence gets its very own cycle-race, for the first time. It will be taking place over three days, 23, 24 and 25 February and will be contested by 18 teams of 8 professional cyclists. Here are the stages: 23rd Aubagne to Cassis, 175km, mainly …

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Vaison Pont Vaison-la-Romaine Vaison Provence
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Vaison la Romaine Locals Tips for Your Visit

Local enough to hear the latest gossip makes you a local in Provence Sharon de Rham (tour guide and expat) says she gets the heads up from her friend at the tourist office when there are movie stars staying in the “neighbourhood.” After nearly ten years in Vaison la Romaine, …

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Tree Climbing #France @bfblogger2013
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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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