Lavender Fields Vaucluse
Explore: Travel in ProvenceJulie Whitmarsh

Purple Turns Provence – Where to see Lavender Fields in the Vaucluse.

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: It’s this time of year that Provence turns purple when the Lavender fields start to explode with colour and the air fills with scent as the flowerheads gently brush against each other in the breeze. The air above them seems to shimmer with the colour …

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Sunflowers Fields Provence
Explore: Travel in ProvenceOur House in Provence

Sunflower Fields are Special Places of Beauty in Provence

Contributor blog post by Michel: Friday, July 21, and we were on the road to find a good vantage point to watch the Tour de France near Lauris. As we drove toward the town of Orange to get on the A-7 autoroute, we came upon a huge field of sunflowers. …

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annual cherry festival La Roque d’Anthéron
Girl Gone GallicTaste: Food & Drink

10 Fantastic Reasons to Attend Provence’s Cherry Festival in La Roque d’Anthéron

Contributor blog post by Girl Gone Gallic: Cherry season is always a time that I wait for with great anticipation.  All those lovely little red spheres of delicious sweet tastiness have me salivating in anticipation as the season gets going.  Much to my delight, we are smack in the middle …

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Provence Summer Cool Down Gorges du Toulourenc
Explore: Travel in ProvenceJulie WhitmarshStay Fit in Provence

Discover 3 Wet Places to Cool Down in Provence this Summer

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: It’s nearly 9pm and it’s still around 30 degrees on the terrace this evening. The weather over the last couple of weeks has been bizarre, ranging from the day I got in the car at Uzès to see the display reading 47degrees to a week …

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Provence Summer Dinner Party Menu
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottHoliday MenusProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Tastes of Provence a Summer Dinner Party Menu

It sounds, so cliché to talk about the abundant produce and fabulous markets in Provence, but the region is an absolute gift to culinary types. A present where no is wrapping required just a shopping basket and some inspiration. The seasons in Provence are marked by two things the variety …

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Dentelles sunset @TableenProvence
Explore: Travel in ProvencePaula Kane

End of the Road in Provence

Contributor blog post by Paula Kane: This time of year is always challenging for me. I am never too welcoming of the end of summer on any given year. And I am never ready to leave Provence or France. It comes so quickly each year, and I literally feel as …

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Rhone Valley Vineyards near Vacqueyras @TableenProvence
Explore: Travel in ProvencePaula KaneStay Fit in Provence

Provence is Perfect for the Crazy Weather Lady

Contributor blog post by Paula Kane: Photo of autumn vines in the Ventoux region. People always ask why I leave Calgary for the summer. Why on earth would you want to leave when the weather is so nice? The short answer, I leave to get an actual summer. A real …

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Provence Dog @CobblestonesandVineyards
Cheryl ShufflebothamExplore: Travel in Provence

The End of Summer Blues in Provence

Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham: The temperatures in Provence are still very hot right now. Though beautiful as always, the region seems a little worn, a little tired, after a busy summer. Even my favorite Joucassienne dog is a little wiped out from the heat. Remember my picture of him …

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French Riviera @Frenchlessonsblog
Explore: Travel in ProvenceJemma - French Lessons

Grab Bag: Bizarre Summer in the Côte d’Azur

Contributor blog post by Jemma: It has been a bizarre summer. Security problems, and all their cultural complications, have meant that the Summer of 2016 in the Cote d’Azur has been more than a little off. Bookings and revenues have plunged 10-15% across the region since the Nice attacks in …

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Summertime in Provence #TastesofProvence #WinesofProvence @TableenProvence
Explore: Travel in ProvencePaula KaneStay Fit in Provence

Summertime in Provence

Contributor blog post by Paula Kane: Blue skies and rosé – this is Provence. Wow. Just wow. This is what summer is supposed to be. ++30 and sun everyday. Isn’t it? At least it’s my idea of summer and I am finally getting it. My first week is always rather …

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