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March Events at Book in Bar in Aix

By aixcentric Supporting independent bookshops is a must: not only is the internet providing much competition but there are local problems too – Book In Bar has been bedevilled with roadworks outside the shop recently. Here is a list of their events this month: Creative Writing Workshop : Saturday, March the …

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Massage Aromatherapy Home Provence Flairesse Massage Provence #Massage @Flairesse
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExpat Living and Real EstateLiving in Provence

A Journey from Hobbiton to Provence

A gal who calls herself a ‘citizen of planet earth’ and who loves Crêpes Cidre et Co in Aix-en-Provence as much as I do! This was someone I had to get to know. Claire McAlpine has lived in France for almost 10-years, but it took her French husband five years …

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AixcentricRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Top Cafe Choices in Aix en Provence by Aixcentric

We asked Lynne Alderson of Aixcentric if she would share her favourite cafés and salon de thés in Aix-en-Provence with Perfectly Provence readers. Lynne said no problem, other than narrowing her choices to three – now that was hard! Here, are Lynne’s top picks for a beverage and a light …

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Anne-Marie Simons Aix-en-Provence Market
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExpat Living and Real EstateLiving in Provence

Formula One Race Cars to Provence Today

It was hardly a race back to Europe. Anne-Marie Simons moved to the United States (US) in the fall of 1966, for one year. And, stayed for 32 more. From her birthplace of Maastricht (the Netherlands), Anne-Marie’s studies in French language and culture took her to Paris and then to …

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Aix French Food Market Place Richelme Aix-en-Provence @DreamyProvence
Markets in Provence and Cote d'AzurMy Dreamy ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

All the colour of the best daily French Food Market in Aix-en-Provence

Place Richelme is THE place for market lovers in Aix-en-Provence. There is a market every single day of the week in Place Richelme and a much bigger market including antiques, silverware, spices, linens, soaps and flowers on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday in Place des Prêcheurs and Place de la Madeleine. …

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Musée Granet AIX ANTIQUE, UNE CITE EN GAULE DU SUD Musee Granet
AixcentricProvencal History & Traditions

Roman Finds at the Musée Granet

By aixcentric Aix must be a paradise for archaeologists: building work in town so often yields ancient foundations and sewers, but sometimes sumptuous Roman mosaic dining room floors, everyday pottery and glass from the table, and even jewellery, oil lamps and statues. They date from around 2000 years ago when …

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Springtime in Provence Almonds @DreamyProvence
Explore: Travel in ProvenceMy 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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AixcentricLocal Food Producers in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Pancakes crepes and pets de nonnes

By aixcentric What with Chandeleur in France and Pancake Tuesday in the UK, February is a good time to get whipping up some batter for pastries and crepes. But if you prefer to buy something in town, there’s lots of choice. The traditional pets de nonnes – nuns’ farts – …

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Artists Inspired by ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottInspire: Art & Culture

Cezanne’s Provence Painted by Artist Jill Steenhuis Part 2

Provence-based artist Jill Steenhuis explains her painting style to Perfectly Provence readers (in case you missed part 1 you can read it here). “My soul was made full again by the daily activity of painting in the fields and allowing myself to become one with nature.” Jill Steenhuis   I paint …

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Love Valentines Aix-en-Provence @DreamyProvence
Explore: Travel in ProvenceMy Dreamy Provence

In Love with Aix

Jill Cowdry shares her love for Aix in photos just before Valentine’s Day.  Enjoy these colourful, festive images and more in her original My Dreamy Provence “In Love with Aix” blog post.

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