Marché Les Halles Best Markets Near Avignon
Markets in Provence and Cote d'AzurPhil ChandlerTaste: Food & Drink

A Sample of the Best Markets in and Near Avignon

By Phil: So far in our short time living here, we think these are the best markets in and around Avignon that we have come across. We have selected these markets from our own visits and experiences of them. There are also many other markets on offer that we are …

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Tips Renting Car Provence France
Explore: Travel in ProvenceGuest PostLocals Travel Tips

Tips for Renting a Car in Provence

Renting a car in Provence can be a fun experience. Having the freedom of your own wheels is great, especially if you don’t overpay in the process. Here are a couple of tips on how to make the most of it.

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Marseille Localanque Story Boat
AixcentricExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday Tours

Seaside Views of Marseille with Localanque Story Boat

By Aixcentric: For new arrivals in town, what nicer than a one hour trip from Marseille’s Vieux Port to admire the key sites and hear about their history? This is the offer from Localanque with Story Boat. I have this information from ‘Pass My Provence’ who are offering 2-for-1 to …

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Lourmarin Off-Season
Caroline LongstaffeExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Luberon Villages Lourmarin in the Off-Sesason

It’s raining today in Provence and after nearly a month of clear, blue skies and gentle, warm autumnal days, temperatures have plummeted signalling the beginnings of winter. Nowhere, even Lourmarin, is idyllic in the rain, or is it? Perhaps enticed by the recently hung lights across the streets of the village …

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City Visit Aix-en-Provence
Explore: Travel in ProvenceMirabeau WinesVillages Towns and Cities

City Visit to Aix-en-Provence 5 Must-See Locations

By Sophie Bellard: 7am. Merchants set up their stalls in a beautiful square, surrounded by old high trees and sparkling fountains. Locals are sitting at the nearby café sipping an espresso and enjoying the cool morning breeze. It is not long before the square is filled with a crowd eager …

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Three Places Provence Visit Les Baux Les Quatres Saisons by Philip Haas1
Explore: Travel in ProvenceGuest PostVillages Towns and Cities

Three Places In Provence To Visit More Than Once

A Guest Post: Janice Chung is a retired school Principal from Toronto, Canada who travels to France frequently to discover new sights and experiences. Her blog, Francetraveltips.com shares all types of unique experiences not always found in travel guides. She often writes about active activities in France and has participated in …

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Restaurants Haut-Var
Guest PostRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Provence Living Top Picks for Restaurants in the Haut-Var

Sadly, restaurant meals do not always live up to our expectations for service, food quality, price and ambiance. We asked Susana Iwase Hanson the founder of Provence Living for her top picks for restaurants in the Haut-Var. Why Visit Haut-Var The Haut-Var is filled with striking scenery, hilltop villages and plenty …

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Favourite Restaurants Alpilles Maussane Clos St Roch outdoors
Keith Van SickleRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Our Favorite Restaurants Picks in the Alpilles

One of the pleasures of any trip to Provence is the food, and the region is full of wonderful restaurants. My wife and I live part of the year in St-Rémy-de-Provence and here are some of our favorite restaurant picks in the Alpilles (or close by). St-Remy Restaurants Brasserie les Variétés …

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Visit Saint Remy de Provence
Caroline LongstaffeExplore: Travel in ProvenceVillages Towns and Cities

Our Top Local’s Picks for Your Visit to Saint Remy de Provence

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: Recently someone who only had four days to spend in Provence asked me if I had to choose between a visit to Aix-en-Provence or Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, which would it be. Preferably I’d find the time for both but as stunning a city as Aix is, …

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Great Restaurants Provence
Guest PostRestaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

4 Great Restaurants in Provence to Try

While planning your Provence adventure, make sure your lodging, whether hotel, villa, or Airbnb, is located conveniently to the region’s best restaurants. Dining is an important part of the Provence experience, so here is a short list of highly regarded restaurants in the region. L’Oustalet, Gigondas The gem of the …

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