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Pesto & PistouTasteWines and Spirits of Provence

Wine tasting in the Var – Clos Cibonne

Contributor blog post by PestoPistou: I’ve just returned to Burgundy after a blissful few days in the Var where we stayed on the Med in the town of Le Pradet, five miles to the east of Toulon. Having recently been introduced to the wines of a local Var estate in …

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Caves Grottos Villecroze Provence Var @perfProvence
ExploreGinger and Nutmeg

Grottos of Provence the Caves of Villecroze

Millions of years of seismic activity, tectonic plate movement and freeze-thaw cycles created the diverse geology of present-day Provence. The region is also known as the Bouches de Rhône where the Mediterranean shoreline runs the gambit of beaches, brackish wetlands and vertigo-inducing cliffs. Other natural phenomena in the area include …

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Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExploreVillages Towns and Cities

Need 5 Reasons to visit Cotignac

Cotignac’s permanent population hovers around 2,300 people. The official count swells on a sunny Tuesday when throngs of visitors appraise market stalls on the main street — Cours Gambetta. A column of plane trees provide welcome shade to vendors watching their stands that are heaving with tempting melons from Cavaillon, …

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