Market #Uzes @Cooknwithclass
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottFrench Cooking ClassesTaste

Spend a Week in Uzes on a French Culinary Holiday

Cook’n with Class is now offering five-day cooking courses at their gorgeous Uzès location. Class sizes are deliberately small with a total of six participants, to maximize the hands-on cooking experience. However, these culinary holidays are not just about long hours spent in the kitchen. You and your classmates will have …

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Olives near Uzes @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerTaste

The Oddest Place You Will Find That Makes Olive Oil

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: The Barefoot Blogger is on a quest to find out about olive oil. The Languedoc region of France is the largest producer of wines in the country. Mixed in with the acres of vineyards are a multitude of olive trees. So, while France lags …

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Movie Night in Uzes Il Trovatore @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerExplore

Movie Night in Uzes: Il Trovatore

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: If you’ve attended a simulcast production of the Metropolitan Opera in your local theatre, you know how good it is. You have the best seats possible to hear and see the performance without paying the big bucks to be in Lincoln Center. If you …

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Vallee de l’Eure Festivities #HotairBalloons @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerExplore

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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Painting Uzes Place aux Herbes #Uzes #PlaceauxHerbes @dgnbarker
Artists Inspired by ProvenceDuncan BarkerInspire

Painting Uzès

I’ve been thinking a lot about Uzès recently – walking, looking, taking photographs and looking at photographs. But there’s been more time spent staring at canvases on which I’ve tried to capture something of the essence of the town. From my studio I can see the Duché, the cathedral and …

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Renovation Real Estate La Bastide d'Engras @alabreche_annie #Provence Gardoise
Annie Barker

The Renovation Story of La Breche a Holiday Rental

This article is the continuation of Annie Barker’s story of how La Breche evolved into a holiday rental and inspiring venue for artists and writers. Follow this link if you missed Un Grand Project. The trials and tribulations of buying a house in France have been written about many times …

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6 Insider Tips for a “Lazy” Day Trip to Uzes

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: One of the hardest parts about visiting a new place is knowing exactly when during the year you want to go and what you want to see when you get there. Now that the Barefoot Blogger calls Uzes “home,” here are some hints for …

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Before the renovation #LaBreche @alabreche_annie
Annie Barker

Un Grand Projet No Small Renovation in the South of France

When we were first shown the ancient former farmhouse near Uzès (in the South of France) we now call home, I rejected it firmly with a resounding ‘No’. We had agreed that we didn’t want a third project in fifteen years: its desolate state, left for months forlornly empty, with dust …

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Barefoot BloggerMarkets in Provence and Cote d'Azur

Just Another Summer Tuesday Night in Uzes

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: The Barefoot Blogger is getting a bit blasé, I’m afraid, about all the activity below my apartment windows on Tuesday nights. I mean, there are only market vendors with jewelry, food and all sorts of handiwork. There’s a bit of music and, of course, …

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French Fashion for Summer @bfBlogger2015
Barefoot BloggerInspireShopping & Gifts

Irresistible French Fashion for Summer

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: A week or so ago, the Barefoot Blogger could not resist going into one of my favorite shops in Uzes, L’atelier des Ours. Yes, summer bobo chic fashions are everywhere. Lightweight pantaloons and flouncy ruffled dresses, among other irresistible things. Who could pass it …

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