Discover Provence Lavender @AboutProvence
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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Cassis Port #Cassis #Provence @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Cassis is Perfect on a Sunday for Lunch

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 waterways with high cliff faces), be seated for lunch by 12.30 at one of the many port side restaurants, Explore this …

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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

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 any time of the year – winter with a warm blanket and a windbreaker and summer with Explore this Post  

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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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Provence Wine AOCs #WinesofProvence @Rivieragrape
Taste: Food & DrinkThe Riviera GrapevineWines and Spirits of Provence

Five Lesser-Known Provence Wine Appellations

By Chrissie Last week we went on a road trip, down past the Camargue and the coastal towns of Sète and Marseillan, where Provence meets France’s other Mediterranean coast, the Langudoc-Rousillon. As we left the Alpes-Maritimes and crossed through the Var Explore this Post Via:: The Riviera Grapevine         

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Cassis Port #Cassis #Provence @Aixcentric
AixcentricExplore: Travel in Provence

Parking in Cassis

By aixcentric Arriving in Cassis by boat must be blissful. But if you need to park, read on. As a follow-up to previous posts on Cassis, help with parking is at hand in that the park and ride service will start again in April. Look for Parking Relais des Gorguettes …

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Cassis Port #Cassis #Provence
AixcentricExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Promotion for Cassis

By aixcentric A couple of months ago, I posted about the proactive attitude of the tourist office in Cassis who actually reach out to local journalists and writers with quality and timely information on forthcoming events: Coming up in Cassis. Now I understand that the town has been given ‘station …

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Cassis Port #Cassis #Provence @Aixcentric
AixcentricExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Coming Up in Cassis

By aixcentric Cassis is not only a beautiful little town, but they have a switched-on tourist office who are not afraid of doing some proactive marketing. They have mapped out all their activities for the coming year which is such a help for holiday-makers and locals with visitors. For instance …

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Explore: Travel in ProvenceMy Dreamy Provence

A perfect seaside lunch in Cassis

A quick hop, skip and a jump down the A8 and the A52 and we are in Cassis. Forty minutes to be exact. An exquisite town too small to cope with the thousands that visit. Mid October and its quieter……. Lovely.  Am I really here?   This is one of the …

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