French Riviera Views @FrenchLessonsBlog
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Midsummer Grab Bag: Security in the Spotlight

Contributor blog post by Jemma: This Saturday the roads in France are meant to be black. That’s what Bison Futé forecasts, anyway, in its annual summer traffic forecast, Le Panorama de l’été 2016. Saturday, July 30 – Saturday, August 6, too – are the summits of a French summer season …

Summer in Antibes @Jemma
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The European Union Laid Bare by a Spare Part

Contributor blog post by Jemma: If it’s not the WIFI, it’s la climatisation. This summer when we arrived at Bellevue, our home in Antibes, I clicked my heels when the little green checkmark appeared on my iPhone beside the name of our WIFI network. It worked! The WIFI actually worked …

Tarte tartin aux tomates et olives @MirabeauWine
Lunchtime MealsMirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Tomato Tart Tatin and Rosé from Provence

Tomato Tarte Tatin starter was so gorgeous on the eye that everyone who came to our Mirabeau lunch was already talking about it before they even sat down. It combines all the delicious flavours of Provence in a super-concentrated way

Best Markets in Provence @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerMarkets in Provence and Cote d'AzurTaste: Food & Drink

Velleron Night Market: Marché Producteur

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Velleron night market is one of the best producer’s markets in Southern France. It has been continually included within the 100 “marchés d’exception” in France by the Conseil National des Arts Culinaires. The market is open daily, except Sunday of course, in the hot …

Le Mag #AixenProvence @Aixcentric
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Planning Your Summer in Aix en Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The tourist office in Aix has come up with a very good 32-page digital magazine ‘Le Mag’ to help visitors this coming summer: there are details of events, music, markets, lavender fields tours, where to play golf, the Cézanne map, where to picnic and key …

Airshow in #Provence
AixcentricLifestyle: Art & CultureWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Massive Air Show at Istres

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: This doesn’t take place until June but, if you are into this kind of event, it might be worth putting on the calendar now. Dozens of planes will be converging on the Istres Air Base for this show which takes place every 5 years. There …

Summer Lavender Village Festivals @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

August Village Festivals in Provence

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: This is most certainly the busiest month here in Provence while at the same time – oddly very calm as well. All the Northern French head to the sea and sun, as indicated by the stressful traffic reports radiating out of Paris, for a …

Summer Party in Provence @frenchessence
Taste: Food & DrinkVicki Archer

Summer Party In Provence

Contributor blog post by Vicki Archer: A summer party in Provence is my idea of heaven. This year we had a party to celebrate our daughter’s birthday. It was a long weekend affair with a black die dinner on the Saturday night and a pool party on the Sunday. It …

Cannes Summer 2015 @AccessRiviera
Rebecca WhitlockeWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Cannes Summer Programme 2015

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Cannes has many summer events and festivals happening so if you are in town as a tourist or you are a local looking to find out what’s happening in one place – read on! From classical concerts to dance parties on the beach, traditional …

Vicki Archer

Summer In St Remy

Contributor blog post by Vicki Archer Summer in St Remy has come around quickly this year. Can you believe it? We are about to hit July and I feel as if it were moments ago that I was packing up the Christmas tree and looking into winter. Time, that unfathomable …