Avignon Art
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Good Reasons to Head on Over to Avignon Art and Cake!

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: A room dedicated to Sandro Botticelli at Avignon’s Petit Palais was inaugurated in April following the Louvre’s decision to send the artist’s ‘Venus aux Trois Putti’ south to join the existing Madonna and Child. This permanent display also incorporates work from Botticelli’s pupils. The collection …

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Expat Living France
Ashley TinkerExpat Living and Real EstateLiving in Provence

Amusing Stories of Expat Living in France

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Expat Living in France Here are just a few anecdotes from the last month of my life in France as I try to navigate where I come from and where I live now. Hamburger Shame I ate at a hamburger restaurant in Avignon (link …

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La Mirande Restaurant in Avignon @OurhouseinProvence
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Lunch at La Mirande Restaurant in the shadow of the Pope’s Palace

Contributor blog post by Michel: One morning in October, we headed to Avignon with friends Steve and Mary for lunch at La Mirande Restaurant. Shirley and I had eaten at La Mirande before at the suggestion of fellow blogger, renown cooking instructor and friend Barbara at Cuisine de Provence, but this …

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Avignon Church @OurhouseinProvence
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L’Agape Restaurant, a Michelin Bib Gourmand Restaurant in Avignon

Contributor blog post by Michel: As soon as L’Agape Restaurant was awarded a Bib Gourmand by the Michelin inspectors, I began to make attempts to locate L’Agape Restaurant in Avignon. I thought I would come across it as I walked around but never found it in the area where we …

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Pont d 'Avignon Construction @Margo_Lestz
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Singing About the Avignon Bridge

Contributor blog post by Margo Lestz: Sur le Pont d’Avignon The Avignon bridge is known around the world today because of the famous children’s song, Sur le Pont d’Avignon (On the Bridge of Avignon). In medieval times, it was also a well-known bridge, but not because of this song – …

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palais-des-papes avignon @privateprovence
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Tour Avignon with a stress-free plan

Tour Avignon the best way – gourmet food, away from the noise, in the secret spots and with time to soak it all in… There is something about standing at the comptoir with a double expresso in a french looking coffee cup and starting the day with the locals. It …

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Avignon Palais des Papes @AvignonGourmetTours # luminescences
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What to do in Avignon in August

Contributor blog post by Aurelie: Aurelie Gilabert, the founder of Avignon Gourmet Tours, is an Avignon native who seamlessly navigates her way between three languages (French, English and Portuguese). She offers guided tours of the papal city with just the right blend of historical information and foodie tidbits – be prepared to sample …

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Bronze of Zinedine Zidane 2006 World Cup by Adel Abdemessed @Aixcentric
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Summer News from Avignon

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: In Avignon on Saturday, we were surprised at how few tourists there were. The place de l’Horloge and the space in front of the Papal Palace are usually bustling with visitors, but all was quiet. Our waiter told us that it is ‘une catastrophe’. Hopefully …

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Avignon Festival @MargoLestz
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Accidental Tourist at the Festival of Avignon

Contributor blog post by Margo Lestz: As our taxi entered the city walls of Avignon, it was evident that something was happening. I had seen online that a festival would be starting the day after our arrival, but didn’t think much about it. I just thought it was nice that …

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Rhone Valley Wines @KristaBender
Krista BenderTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Wines of the Rhone Valley

Contributor blog post by Krista Bender: I am just back from exploring the vineyards of the Rhone Valley…. I adventured with my classmates to some of the top vineyards in Hermitage, Chateauneuf-du-Pape and Avignon. It was a beautiful 73 degrees and sunny in the alpes ….nothing better than wine tasting …

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