Nîmes Roman History Highlights Arena and Nimes Musée de la Romanité
Explore: Travel in ProvenceKeith 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 BloggerExplore: Travel in ProvenceRoad 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
AixcentricExplore: Travel in ProvenceRoad 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
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLaura 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 BloggerExplore: Travel in ProvenceRoad 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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Sète Food Lovers Guide
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in ProvenceRoad Trips South of France

Sète Food Lovers Guide to Eating Your Way Through Town

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: There are few things I enjoy more than eating seafood. A gourmet tour designed by Absolutely Southern France in the seaside city of Sète introduced me to a whole lot more favorites for food lovers. I was brought up going to a fish camp on the …

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Cote d’Azur Day Trips
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLaura SnoekRoad Trips South of France

What are the Best Cote d’Azur Day Trips?

Contributor blog post by Laura: Are you spending some time on the French Riviera and would you like to do some sightseeing? Here are our Top Ten suggestions for a day trip along the Côte d’Azur: Nice’s old town Nice is a beautiful city and you could easily spend a few …

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Gorges du Verdon Visit Var
Explore: Travel in ProvenceMirabeau WinesRoad Trips South of France

Day Tripping in the Var at Gorges du Verdon, Moustiers and Valensole

Contributor blog post by Victoria Koning @ Mirabeau Wine: If you’re around in summer, enjoy this top travel tip that has something for everyone – from paddling about in Europe’s deepest canyon to enjoying a picturesque lunch and then finishing off in the fields of lavender. We recommend an early departure …

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Corsica Ferry Crossing Corsican Cuisine
Ashley TinkerExplore: Travel in ProvenceRoad Trips South of France

Understanding Corsican Cuisine Here is Your Cheatsheet

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: A Brief Summary of Corsican Cuisine We felt almost obligated to visit this stunning island; it’s the favourite vacation place of people living in Provence. You’ll often notice the stickers still proudly displayed on many cars here from the Marseille-Corsica ferry. We still have ours! …

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Sommières Brocante
Explore: Travel in ProvenceJulie WhitmarshRoad Trips South of France

Provence Getaway: A Night Away and a Visit to the Sommières Brocante

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: The last couple of days have been a bit of a whirl, which culminated on Friday in me driving my eldest across to the beautiful Gorges du Tarn, where he is doing a month’s ‘Work Away’ at a small bike-hire company Mellow Vélos. The …

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