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 …

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Gout et Voyage Luberon Weekend Travel Tips
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday ToursLocals Travel Tips

How to Spend a Luberon Weekend in Goût et Voyage Style

Martine Bertin-Peterson is intrepid; she had a window of 90 minutes of “downtime” between her back-to-back tour groups, yet she agreed to meet me for a glass of rosé. Beneath the walls of the immense Palais des Papes, in Avignon, we chatted about her food and wine excursions in Provence. …

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Avignon Palais des Papes @AvignonGourmetTours # luminescences
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What to do in Avignon in August

Contributor blog post by Aurelie: Aurelie Gilabert, the founder of Avignon Gourmet Tours is an Avignon native, who seamlessly navigates her way between three languages (French, English and Portuguese). She offers guided tours of the papal city with just the right blend of historical information and foodie tidbits – be prepared to sample …

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Provence @CuriousProvence
Ashley TinkerExplore: Travel in Provence

Ways to Stand out as a Tourist in Provence

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Ways to Stand out as a Tourist in Provence… Other than the Obvious Language Issue (disclaimer: these are gross generalisations made from our personal observations. If you’re feeling judged- don’t worry, I’ve been guilty of many of these) In a Restaurant You show up too …

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Travel Tips #ExploreProvence #Vaucluse @Aixcentric
AixcentricExplore: Travel in Provence

Exploring the Vaucluse

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: If you do decide to follow Ester Laushway’s advice on eating out in Vaucluse (see post on le Guide Ganité), you may like to make a day of it; so here’s details of a really good website dedicated to the département. Through it, you can subscribe …

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St Remy #LocalsTips @frenchessence
Restaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & DrinkVicki Archer

“Where To” In Saint Rémy de Provence: #2

Contributor blog post by Vicki Archer: The most important “where to” in Saint Rémy de Provence is the most difficult to answer. Where to eat? The question everyone wants to know other than, “where to stay”. It doesn’t matter how familiar a place is, restaurants are a tough one to …

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Bronze of Zinedine Zidane 2006 World Cup by Adel Abdemessed @Aixcentric
AixcentricExplore: Travel in Provence

Summer News from Avignon

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: In Avignon on Saturday, we were surprised at how few tourists there were. The place de l’Horloge and the space in front of the Papal Palace are usually bustling with visitors, but all was quiet. Our waiter told us that it is ‘une catastrophe’. Hopefully …

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Monaco On a Shoestring @AccessRiviera
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel TipsRebecca Whitlocke

How To Visit Monaco On A Shoestring

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: If I had a euro for every time someone asked me ‘Is Monaco cheap to visit?’ I’d probably be able to buy a penthouse apartment there myself. There’s no doubt about it that Monaco is a destination of legend – luxury everything from hotels …

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Hello Apollo @ToursofNice #Nice06
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday Tours

Food and Walking tours of Nice in Italian and English

Bilingual guide Chiara Orlandi grew up in the heart of Italy, in Umbertide, a place that she still holds dear in her heart even after several years away in the United Kingdom and Edinburgh, Scotland. Orlandi studied event management at Edinburgh’s Napier University, her second Masters (her previous degrees are …

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Hotel de Caumont Garden Perfectly Provence Moments
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel Tips

24-Hours in Aix Relaxing with Energy en Provence

Born in Paris, Caroline Guyot studied languages (English and Russian) and history. After 14 years of selling advertising space featuring European luxury products, for her employers at the International Herald Tribune and the New York Times – Guyot called it quits. She left the “City of Light” and her advertising …

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