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Cheryl ShufflebothamExplore: Travel in Provence

Cassis Seaside Town The Charm of a Bygone Era

Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shfflebotham: “He who has seen Paris and not Cassis has seen nothing.”—Frédéric Mistral; Provençal writer and poet and 1904 Nobel Prize winner in literature. In just under two hours from our peaceful Vaucluse department in Provence, we arrive at the top of Cassis. Upon exiting our …

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Cassis Port Views
Explore: Travel in ProvenceOur House in Provence

A Day in Cassis with Friends and Lunch at Chez Gilbert Restaurant

Contributor blog post by Michel: Cassis is a picturesque town a little over 1 and 1/2 hours from Sablet, tucked into a curve along the Mediterranean Sea between the calanques (little coastal fjords with tall cliffs), about 20 km east of Marseille. It’s a fishing port on a steep hillside with …

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Explore: Travel in ProvenceOur House in Provence

Spend Friday in Provencal Menu

Contributor blog post by Michel: If you have been to Cassis, you won’t be surprised to know that it’s one of our favorite towns in Provence. Happily, it only takes 1 hour and half to drive from Sablet to Cassis. The picturesque town is tucked into a stunning location along …

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Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel Tips

Top Locals Tips from Three Provencal Artists

Famous artists such as Cezanne, Matisse, Picasso and Van Gogh captured the “painter’s light” and the stunning, natural beauty of Provence. Recently, we featured three talented artists based in the South of France a region that continues to inspire and bolster their creative confidence. In case you missed their stories, …

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Explore: Travel in ProvenceRoad Trips South of France

A Sea-side Lunch in Cassis

Cassis is located just east of Marseille and is very famous for the adjacent large towering white cliffs.  The cliffs are equally stunning as those found along the English Chanel in Normandy. There are beautiful inlets called les Calanques that are accessible mostly by boat, or in some cases by …

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Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday Tours

Discover Provence Top Picks in Provence

Sarah Pernet spends her days guiding visitors around Provence. Her company Discover Provence founded only four years ago, has already achieved Trip Advisor certificates of excellence and Rick Steves’ stamp of approval. You can read the full story here. We asked Sarah to share her Perfectly Provence picks with readers: …

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David & Karen TaylorExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Cassis is Perfect on a Sunday for Lunch

By David Taylor What is there better to do on a warm Summer Sunday than visit Cassis – 27 degrees forecast today, leave early, take a walk along the calanques, ( inland water ways with high cliff faces) , be seated for lunch by 12.30 at one of the many …

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Discover Provence Sarah and Rick Steves @AboutProvence
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday Tours

Discover Provence Tours with Locals

It must have been a bit of a let down for Sarah Pernet, the founder of Discover Provence, to meet with travel guru Rick Steves one week and myself the next. It is obvious why Discover Provence (established 2012) is on Mr. Steves’ radar, this young company has achieved the …

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Explore: Travel in ProvenceMy Dreamy ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Cassis – a special seaside day trip in Provence

By Jilly It takes only forty minutes from Aix en Provence to transport yourself to the soft and sandy beach of Cassis near the enchanting little port. It’s a delight anytime of the year – winter with a warm blanket and a windbreaker and summer with Explore this Post Via:: …

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Flowers @Chateau de Beaucastel #Provence #Wines
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel Tips

Discover Provence Top Picks from a Traveller

Claire McAlpine is a mother, a wife, a reader, a writer and the owner of Flairesse a massage and aromatherapy practice. Claire considers herself a citizen of planet earth, which makes lots of sense after you consider her life filled with relocations since the age of 13. Please read the …

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