Valensole Lavender Provence Highlights Trip Planning
Explore: Travel in ProvenceKeith Van Sickle

The Questions Americans Ask About Provence

Google knows a lot about us, A LOT. We ask it billions of questions and it keeps track of every one of them, constantly tallying what we really want to know. For example, a few of the top questions that Americans asked last year were, “Where is my refund?” (tax …

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Marseille Les Goudes Trip
AixcentricExplore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel Tips

Marseille to Les Goudes Day Trip

By Aixcentric Just imagine this being the view from your lunch table. That’s the pleasure of being in Les Goudes, an enjoyable boat-ride from Marseille’s Vieux Port. An 8-euro one-way ticket takes you out through the Vieux Port, past Fort Saint Jean and MuCEM, out to the open sea where …

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City 24-Hours Marseille Waterfront dubuffet and wheel
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City Break Speed Dating 24-hours in Marseille

A Quick Visit to Marseille Guest post and photos by Renata Haidle: Not sure the above is a thing, but every time I visit a place for a very short time I think of speed dating. The anticipation. The pressure. Showing your best assets in a very limited time. Not …

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Musée Angladon-Dubrujeaud Avignon
Explore: Travel in ProvenceMarti SchmidtVillages Towns and Cities

A Visit to Musée Angladon-Dubrujeaud in Avignon

On one of my many visits to beautiful Avignon France, I found a small hidden jewel. I spent an enjoyable afternoon in the Musée Angladon-Dubrujeaud, a small and intimate museum, which displays the art collection of famous Parisian couturier and art collector Jacques Doucet. Musée Angladon-Dubrujeaud Avignon Since 1996 this …

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Marseille Reasons Visit City Views Notre Dame de la Garde
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Marseille Top Reasons to Visit this City

Reasons to Visit Marseille M for Museums: When you go, plan to visit the museums in Marseille. There is something for every artistic taste and attention span with a range of curated artistic styles and artifacts. History buffs head to Fort Saint-Jean, Musée d’ Histoire de Marseille (one of the …

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Marseille History Visit Provence
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Marseille a City that History Buffs Should Visit

By Barefoot Blogger: Admittedly, my (old) view of Marseille came from mob and war stories in books, on TV and movies. Now after visiting the city, I’m impressed. To me, Marseille’s story is one of resilience. It shows how perseverance conquers adversity. Marseille’s Story: Prehistory and Ancient Massalia The earliest …

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Family-Friendly Holidays French Riviera
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Top 8 French Riviera Things to do en Famille

Top Picks for Family-Friendly French Riviera This guest post on ideas for activities for the whole family on the French Riviera comes from Helen Bates. Bates and her husband, Niall, have been living in the South of France for 12 years after leaving their careers in finance in the City …

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Cassis France Provence
Explore: Travel in ProvenceKeith Van SickleLocals Travel Tips

Calanques the Stunning Fjords of Provence

The Fjords of Provence Just east of Marseille lays the charming coastal town of Cassis, nestled at the bottom of steep, vineyard-covered hills that come almost to the sea. It’s so adorably cute that you might think you are walking into a postcard. There’s nothing better than a stroll through …

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Toulon Visit Provence Coastal City
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Toulon Reasons to Visit to this Coastal City Provence

Author, Mary Lou Longsworth writes: Toulon: Discovering Something New in Provence We’ve been living in the countryside south of Aix, close to the Mediterranean, for five years. We miss Aix and our friends, and the almost-twenty years of memories we had there, but have no regrets. Aix isn’t far, and …

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Planning Guide Visit Marseille Fishermen
AixcentricExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

A Planning Guide for Your Next Visit to Marseille

By Aixcentric: Marseille has been working hard to get itself on the tourist ‘must-see’ list and the Tourist Office now offers many organised visits to different parts of this vibrant city. Apart from the obvious sites, visitors can opt for food-tasting tours, street art walks, lunch on a cruise ship, …

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