Grande Traversée du Mercantour Group photo - Maritime Alps
Explore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday ToursLiz Lord

Join a Guided Hike of Grande Traversée du Mercantour

Walking Long Distance in France The impressive network of GRs (Grandes Randonnées) in France is no secret to keen hikers. Here, in the Alpes-Maritimes (Département 06), walkers from all over the world tackle the long distance trails including GR 5/52/52A among other routes. Here, is a listing of some of the …

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wolves at Alpha Parc near Nice @FibiTee
Explore: Travel in ProvencePhoebe Thomas

Wolves in the South of France

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: Wolves used to be endemic to France but persecution and human encroachment on their habitat drastically reduced their numbers and by 1940 they were declared extinct in France.  However in 1992 a pair of grey wolves was discovered in the Mercantour National Park in …

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Local saffron farm @LizGabayMW
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel Tips

Perfectly Provence Travel Tips by Master of Wine

What is a Master of Wine and what does it take to become one? Learn more about Elizabeth Gabay’s compelling story and why she lives “Equidistant between the Rhone and Piedmont” follow this link. We asked Elizabeth to share her Perfectly Provence moments with our readers: #Discover The more remote …

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Vermato Horse Mercantour National Park
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLiz LordStay Fit in Provence

Exploring Mercantour National Park

It’s true, that since the days of M. Mayle’s “Year in Provence” – if not before – that the very mention of Provence seems to manage to make, even the most stalwart and practical among us, swoon. We, at Space Between are semi usurpers – clinging on to the boundaries …

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La Zourcière #Provence @PaulShawcrossuk
Explore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday ToursPaul Shawcross

Explore Nice and Beyond a Paul Shawcross App

Paul Shawcross is an Economics major who turned his sights to travel, photography and writing in the 1990s. He has written many freelance articles for Francophile publications. His experience led Michelin to knock on his door for help writing and revising their Green Guides – for a long list of …

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Cassis #Provence @PaulShawcrossuk
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel TipsPaul Shawcross

Photographer and Writer Paul Shawcross Shares his Provence

France got in the way of Spain. That might be the way Paul Shawcross would describe his first taste of France in 1979. His plan was to drive through France en-route to discovering Spain. He stopped at a campground in Millau, part of the amazing Tarn River Gorge. It was …

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