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Barefoot BloggerExploreRoad Trips South of France

36 Hours of Wine and Roses in Provence

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: If the Barefoot Blogger didn’t live so close to Provence, I’d stress about where to go and what to see if I had only 36 hours to visit. Cousin Judy from Arizona spent two weeks with me this summer giving me a chance to …

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Mime in White Avignon Provence @PJAdams10
Pamela PJ AdamsProvencal History & Traditions

Avignon Favorite of Popes and Mimes

Each July, the fabled Provence city of Avignon turns into a gigantic theatrical event called the Festival d’Avignon. It features theatricals, concerts, cuisine events, light show extravaganzas, and mime performances by students and professionals alike. But even off-season, Avignon…Keep reading here to discover the secrets behind Avignon’s appeal.

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le Pont d'Avignon Provence
ExplorePaul Shawcross

Sur, or is it Sous, le Pont d’Avignon Which is it?

The Rhone at Avignon is very wide and fast flowing and nowadays there are two modern bridges, or four if you include Eiffel’s box-girder railway bridge and the new TGV bridge further downstream. However, in medieval times crossing the river was very difficult as the only previous bridge, a wooden …

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Petit Trains Aix-en-Provence
AixcentricExplore

The Return of the ‘Petit Trains’ of Provence

By aixcentric The local petit-trains which have mostly been laid-up over the winter are coming back to our streets – good news for visitors with little ones or for elderly people or for those who want a whistle-stop tour with commentary. They really are a great idea. Here’s a Explore …

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Hilda StearnRental & Self-Catered Properties in ProvenceStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Le Pre d’Islan an Oasis of Calm in Montfavet Avignon

Back in 2006, I got to know a family living on the outskirts of the village via my mum. The family were very kind to me during her short illness and made a special point of keeping in touch thereafter. In 2007, we received an invitation to a wedding in …

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Avignon Gourmet Tour
ExploreGinger and NutmegGuided Holiday Tours

Bring Your Appetite with Avignon Gourmet Tour

Avignon is a must-see on almost every tourist’s Provence travel agenda. Whether you are a practicing Catholic or not it is impossible to ignore the fact that the seat of influence for this religion was based in Avignon for almost 100 years. Pope Clement V arrived from Lyon, without the …

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