Col de la Bonette
ExploreKeith Van SickleRoad Trips South of France

Is Col de la Bonette the Highest Road In Europe?

In the easternmost part of Provence, near the border with Italy, lies the wild and rugged Mercantour National Park. It is famous for its natural beauty, its Bronze Age stone carvings and its growing population of grey wolves. It is also home to the Route de la Bonette, a road …

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Destination Nice French Riviera
ExploreGuest PostRoad Trips South of France

French Riviera top 10 Best Eco-Friendly Things to Do

Guest Post: Have you ever wanted to take a trip to France’s French Riviera? Are you looking for fun activities that let you appreciate nature and its wonders? If you said “yes” to both of these questions, then the French Riviera is for you! If you’re looking for our list …

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French Riviera Must-See Destinations
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreRoad Trips South of FranceVillages Towns and Cities

French Riviera Must-See Destinations on the Côte d’Azur

Join us for a road trip along the French Riviera to these must-see destinations. Welcome to the French Riviera, home to glamorous stars, sparkling water, parasols and beach loungers, and fabulous yachts. Evocative images of the Côte d’Azur exist in movies and reality. The French Riviera runs from Cassis (although …

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Northern Rhône Wines Condrieu
Provence WineZineTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Northern Rhône Wines a Tasting Road Trip

Northern Rhône Wines Along with vintage, cépage (grapes), producer, a geographic tag is attached to Rhône Valley wines. The northern section stretches 65 kilometres (40 miles) running from Vienne to Valence. Wines from the Southern Rhône are part of the production in Provence. When it comes to wine, there is …

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Quick Saint-Tropez Getaway
ExplorePaula KaneVillages Towns and Cities

A Quick Saint-Tropez Getaway

Quick Getaway to Saint-Tropez Do you know the way to Saint-Tropez? I am quite certain that is not how the song goes, but I think it can easily be substituted! This summer was a super eventful one, with guests leaving, new guests arriving, big dinners, photoshoots and a little mini-break …

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Nîmes Roman History Highlights Arena and Nimes Musée de la Romanité
ExploreKeith Van SickleRoad Trips South of France

A Road Trip to Nîmes for Roman History Highlights

Nîmes Road Trip Just west of Provence, across the mighty Rhône River, lays the Gard department of France. The Gard and Provence share a deep Roman history, from the days when both were part of the Roman region of Gallia. Because it is so close to Provence, a visit to …

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Séte Saint Louis Festival Water Jousting Grand Canal
Barefoot BloggerExploreRoad Trips South of France

August in Sète for the Saint Louis Festival and Water Jousting

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: Saint Louis Festival It’s always so much fun: beach time, parties and the Sète water jousting competitions. I’m in the States with family. Why now? After a few years in France, it’s hot and too many tourists in Uzés! Yet … there is water jousting in …

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Musée de la Romanité NImes
AixcentricExploreRoad Trips South of France

Musée de la Romanité in Nimes a Must-Visit

By Aixcentric: The British press has been fulsome in its praise of the Musée de la Romanité in Nimes which opened in June – I couldn’t wait to visit. Brand-new museums worldwide are making use of the latest building techniques and materials to construct breath-taking spaces to show beautifully-lit exhibits.  And this …

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Palais Idéal du Facteur Cheval
ExploreLaura SnoekVillages Towns and Cities

Discover Palais Idéal du Facteur Cheval a Postman’s Dream

By Laura: Have you ever looked at travel lists on the internet? Top 10 must-see places, top 100 sites to see in your life, most extraordinary places in the world? Well, there is one that I visited, twice! It is the ‘Palais Idéal du Facteur Cheval,’ located in Hauterives in …

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Pézanas l'Occitanie
Barefoot BloggerExploreRoad Trips South of France

Here are 6 Reasons to Plan a Trip to Pézenas in l’Occitanie

By Barefoot Blogger: Discover why I think you will love Pézenas. Pezenas is a small town in l’Occitanie that reminds many people of Uzès. In fact, when some expats are choosing a place to locate, it seems to be a toss-up between the two cities. Read on for the six (6) reasons you’ll …

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