Beautiful Nice Promenade des Anglais Paul Shawcross
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel TipsPaul Shawcross

Nissa la Bella – Paul Shawcross favourite places in beautiful Nice

Must-See Nice Fabulous Nice lies along the shores of Baie des Anges at the eastern end of Provence, on what English speakers call the French Riviera but which the French know as the Côte d’Azur.  The English aristocracy discovered its delights during the early Victorian era but the secret eventually …

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Winter in Provence Travel tips @MirabeauWine
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel TipsMirabeau Wines

A List of Things to Do in Winter in Provence

Contributor blog post by Victoria Koning @Mirabeau Wine: Provence is synonymous with sunshine, lavender and rosé wine, and can get a little hectic in the summer months (July and August). So we’d like to share with you what we love about Provence the rest of the year, especially in winter! Firstly, …

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Cote d'Azur Lifestyle Mediterranean Twisted Pines @MKSeales
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottLiving in Provence

Mary Kay Seales Reviews Her Attraction to the Cote d’Azur Lifestyle

Mary Kay Seales calls the U.S. Pacific Northwest home. During much of the year, she works as both a freelance copywriter and as a writing professor, for international students, at the University of Washington, in Seattle. However, she has also lived and worked in a long list of diverse destinations …

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Visit Cannes Events Travel Tips Film Festival @AccessRiviera
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLocals Travel TipsRebecca Whitlocke

25 Reasons Why You Should Visit Cannes in 2018

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Cannes is one of the most popular destinations in southern France and home to a dynamic variety of sport, cultural and artistic events, as well as over 40 trade fairs, conferences and business meets yearly. If you’re looking for somewhere to visit with a …

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Breathtaking Provence Tour Culinary Travel
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday Tours

Why You Should Explore Breathtaking Provence this Fall

Provence in Autumn Almost anyone with an artistic eye – photographers, painters, Instagrammers – love Provence for its beautiful light. Famous artists such as Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Gaugin Paul Cézanne and Pablo Picasso all captured the ever-changing luminosity on their canvases. Provence is glorious in any season, however during …

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Visit Menton Treasures St. Michael
Explore: Travel in ProvenceJ. Christina

Visit Menton A Hidden Seaside Treasure on the French Riviera

Menton is a commune in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in southeastern France. It’s the last major town before leaving the French Riviera, wedged in-between the French-Italian border. It’s a place where you can tickle the turquoise sea, or enjoy the snow-capped mountains in the distance. Whether you call it the …

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Mediterranean Cruise Shore Excursions
Barefoot BloggerExplore: Travel in ProvenceGuided Holiday Tours

Mediterranean Cruise Shore Excursions: The French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Barefoot Blogger: I’ve been asking Nancy McGee of Absolutely Southern France Tours to tell me all about her Mediterranean cruise shore excursions. There are several of you who have contacted the Barefoot Blogger for information. Read on and learn about going ashore along the French Riviera. Even …

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Restaurants Nice Restaurant Picks Nice Salad Nicoise
Restaurant Recommendations in ProvenceTaste: Food & DrinkViktorija Todorovska

A Foodie’s New Favorites Restaurants in Nice

Living in Nice allows me to re-visit my old restaurant favorites, which I still love, but also discover new interesting eateries, some traditional, others of other persuasions. Here are my top picks for good affordable food in Nice: A Buteghinna: Perched on the edge of Vieux Nice, this weekday lunch …

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Avignon Jardin des Doms
Explore: Travel in ProvenceOur House in Provence

A visit to Avignon and the Jardin des Doms during the Festival of Avignon

Contributor blog post by Michel: When we go to Avignon, we try to park at the Hotel Mercure garage because the stairs exit close to the Popes’ Palace. Right next to the stairway, is the Hôtel des Monnaies (mint), the earliest private Baroque monument in Avignon. It sits opposite the main entrance …

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Pool View Holiday Rental Provence Emotional Escapes
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottRental & Self-Catered Properties in ProvenceStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

10 Things to Consider Before Booking a Holiday Rental in Provence

That Provencal vacation that you have dreamed about is finally going to happen! You have tackled the family calendar, arm-twisted a friend into dog sitting and booked the flights to the South of France. Now what? With beautiful images of lavender fields, azure waters and chilled rosé floating through your …

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