Christmas Markets France Nice #ChristmasMarkets @FibiTee
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Christmas Markets in France

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: Christmas markets in France are becoming more and more popular every year and yet when many people think of Christmas markets in Europe, France probably doesn’t even spring to mind. A quick internet search will throw up plenty of suggestions for Germany and Austria, …

Mulled Wine and Escargot Strasbourg Christmas Market @PJAdams10
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Strasbourg Christmas Markets and Provencal Traditions

Recently, author and Perfectly Provence contributor PJ Adams visited the Strasbourg Christmas Market. PJ wrote this article following her trip to France where she compares the seasonal holiday traditions between Alsace and Provence. Keep reading for PJ’s tasty Christmas post on sauerkraut, gingerbread, calissons and nougat. Strasbourg France, the “Capital …

12 Days of Christmas Wine @JillBarth
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12 Days of Wine

Contributor blog post by Jill Barth: Join me here, on Twitter or Instagram for my traditional 12 Days of Wine. Combining photography, wine facts and vineyard history we’ll enjoy a treat each day to celebrate the season of cheer. After we’ve woven through 12 days, I’ll offer my tips on …

13-Desserts and Vin cuit @LizGabayMW
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Christmas in Provence: Vin Cuit and 13 Desserts

Contributor blog post by Elizabeth Gabay: Vin cuit and the 13 desserts are a traditional combination served at Christmas in Provence. Today, however, the 13 desserts are often only symbolically represented – with baskets filled with a selection of dried and glacé fruits and nuts, available in most food shops around …

Christmas in Aix en Provence @Aixcentric
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Christmas Carols in Aix

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Two unmissable carol concerts at the Cathedral, one international and one very Swedish! The annual international concert will be held on Saturday 6th December. It’s hugely popular so get there well before the 16:00 start if you want a seat. Carols, candles and happiness guaranteed! …

Christmas in Aix en Provence @Aixcentric
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Aix Celebrations: Key Christmas Dates

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Christmas in Aix is lovely; the colourful lights, the busy markets, the crowds rushing round the shops and watching the children’s rides all make the festive season in Provence so special. Here is the new Aix magazine which has full details: Aixmagazine_site In brief, these …

Christmas @RivieraGrape
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Christmas in Provence’s Vineyards – 2015 Events, Dates and Locations

Contributor blog post by Chrissie McClatchie: Looking for an alternative to gluhwein and gingerbread this festive season? Or simply looking for a chance to find your festive spirit? Luckily, as with every year, numerous events are taking place throughout the vineyards of Provence to help us get into the Christmas …

Traditional Christmas #Market in Senas @CuriousProvence
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Upcoming Event: Sénas-Alsace Christmas Market

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Marché de Sénas Artisanal Provence à Alsace Every year Robin and I visit the weekend-long Christmas market that takes place in Sénas. I love this market because it’s so different than any of the others in the small towns in the Bouches du Rhône …

Christmas Fair #Marseille @Aixcentric
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English Church Marseille: Christmas Fair

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Every year in Marseille, members of All Saints Anglican Church ‘the English Church’ work hard to get lots of seasonal items together for a Christmas Fair to raise money for building maintenance. This year it is happening on Saturday 28th November and they need your …

Provence Market Cucuron Luberon
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Gifts: Christmas Presents and Essential Gifts from Provence

Need some ideas for souvenirs and presents to take home? Check out Christmas Presents from Provence and kitchen essentials for an aspiring Provencal cook. Speaking of Christmas the “marchés de noël” starts up in every town and village in late November. Of course there is food, that pretty much goes …