chagall Carrieres des Lumieres @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerLifestyle: Art & CultureWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

August Events in Provence

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: This is the month where just about the whole of Northern France descends onto the beaches of the Cote d’Azur. On the radio they announce “black weekends” which signify lots of Parisians heading south causing a rather lot of traffic. Everyone is finally on vacation. …

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May Events in Provence @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerLifestyle: Art & CultureWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

May Events in Provence

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: May in Provence is the continuation of annual flower markets and the beginning of the abrivado season. Horse festivals, running of the bulls…For me, the season really starts with the 1st of May celebrations in Arles where the Fête des Gardians …Continue reading here for Ashley’s …

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Dimanche Malins, Cagnes-sur-Mer @accessriviera
Rebecca WhitlockeWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

8 Boredom Busters for the rest of March on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Is it just me or does anyone else feel a slight lull after Festival February that saw some major events here on the French Riviera – Nice Carnival, Fête du Citron, Fête du Mimosa etc?? Personally, I enjoy that each month there is always so …

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March events in Provence @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

March Events in Provence/ Mars en Provence

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Things are starting to feel decidedly spring-like here in Provence. There are orchids in the grass, the almond blossom has just waned in time for the pear trees to start budding. We’ve had, as seemingly everywhere, a mild winter. We haven’t had anywhere near as …

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Christmas Markets @AccessRiviera
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel TipsRebecca Whitlocke

12 Days of Christmas on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Ho ho ho! The festive season has crept up on me once again and I’ve been so busy with my kids picking up every cough or virus found on a school playground, and juggling lots of Christmas events that I didn’t get around to …

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Vallee de l’Eure Festivities #HotairBalloons @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in Provence

7 Great Ideas for An Autumn Weekend Near Uzes

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: Autumn is my favorite time of year in Uzes. The tourists have left, or at least the crowds are gone. The weather is cool. The colors of nature and the man-made village walls, homes and regal buildings are all the shades of red and …

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Aix en Provence La Rotonde #AixenProvence via @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExplore: Travel in Provence

Spend a day in Aix en Provence

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Another of our favourite cities is Aix en Provence, about an hours drive from Saint Saturnin Les Apt, it is a busy university town with a certain chic feel to it, like Marseille stunning buildings, much history and of course plenty of fine shopping …

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Vieux Port #Marseille @ProvenceTayls
David & Karen TaylorExplore: Travel in Provence

A Day in Marseille

Contributor blog post by David Taylor: Marseille is a must do day out whilst staying in Provence. Its about 90 minutes drive from Saint Saturnin Les Apt, parking is easy and reasonably charged. The Petit Train is a great way to see the highlights. The Vieux Port is a big …

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Nice Insider Tips Cote d'Azur @Rivieragrape Provence
Explore: Travel in ProvenceThe Riviera Grapevine

Ask a Local: Nice Insider Tips

By Chrissie Take a walk through the streets of Nice at the moment and you can feel the city awakening from her winter slumber. Restaurant terraces are getting busier, flip-flops are being dusted off and corks are being popped on the new vintage Côtes de Provence rosé! Explore this Post Via:: The Riviera Grapevine        …

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Aerial View Nice Love French Riviera @RivieraGrape
Explore: Travel in ProvenceThe Riviera Grapevine

Three Things I Love About Nice

By Chrissie I got back to Europe from Australia this morning. As usually happens when I go home to Sydney, people (especially those who I don’t know very well) kept asking me: “When are you coming home?” (ie moving home. growing up. coming back to reality – it’s a loaded question – I’ve been travelling pretty …

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