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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 …

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Truffles Provence Truffle Markets
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottMarkets in Provence and Cote d'AzurTaste

Where to find Truffle Markets in Provence

November marks the start of the black diamond season in Provence (and other parts of France). Proof that good looks are not everything the Tuber Melanosporum or black truffle looks a bit like a lump of coal that sells for 1-2000 Euros/kilogram. Intensely pungent the ‘diamond of the kitchen’ has …

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Bustling Crowd for Antiques at l’Isle sur la Sorgue Market

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: L’Isle sur la Sorgue is not only the Venice of Provence with the river Sorgue running through the town but it is also the antique capital of Provence with its weekly market. Last Sunday, the …Continue reading here Via:: Accommodation in Provence

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Market in #StRemydeProvence @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerMarkets in Provence and Cote d'AzurTaste

Marché St Remy de Provence

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Due to it’s wonderful ambiance, charm and compliment of many great shops and wine bars, St-Remy-de-Provence is a very popular weekly market. Hundreds of vendors line up every week and many, if they aren’t regulars, wait from 6 am onwards merely in the hope …

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6 Insider Tips for a “Lazy” Day Trip to Uzes

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: One of the hardest parts about visiting a new place is knowing exactly when during the year you want to go and what you want to see when you get there. Now that the Barefoot Blogger calls Uzes “home,” here are some hints for …

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Marché Potier
Ashley TinkerInspireShopping & Gifts

Aubagne Argilla Marché Potier

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Ashley of Curious Provence writes about her favourite market stand, and a trip to a huge pottery market that is held every August in Aubagne. Yesterday, I went to one of the five largest pottery markets in Europe. For the past weekend, the bi-annual …

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French leeks Poireaux #leeks @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerMarkets in Provence and Cote d'AzurTaste

Repiquage des Poireaux d’Hiver

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Winter leeks have a blue tinge to their leaves. These are being sold right now at Vaison la Romaine market on Tuesday mornings. For those of you who aren’t kicking yourselves for enthusiastically sowing hundreds of seeds when the first spring blossom appeared (the …

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Fall bounty @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerMarkets in Provence and Cote d'AzurTaste

September Harvest

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: The mornings are crisp all of a sudden. The days are still hot. The harvest, of just about everything, is in full swing. I went for a walk and followed the smell of a skip full to the brim of grape skins before I …

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Last day in Provence at Chanteduc with Patricia Wells

By Krista Bender It is hard to believe that this is my last day at Chanteduc, with Patricia and all of these fabulous women. I must say it has been a truly remarkable experience that will remain unforgettable in my memory. Today it was raining and what better way to …

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Marche de Provence … Chanteduc Day 2

By Krista Bender We started this morning at the town open air market which much to my surprise… Consists of the entire village. I was thinking it was just going to be a strip in village center but literally there are stands down every charming stone street. The vendors come …

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