Saorge Provence @unxplorer
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Photo Friday: Saorge

Saorge, nestled on the border of France and Italy, just an hour northeast from Nice, was a surprise and delight. With a population of just 445, the town is cozy (and everyone knows your business). But winding staircases and ample hiking trails made it a place we will return again …

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St-Remy-de-Provence Old Town @DreamyProvence
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Walk Around dreamy St Remy de Provence

St Remy de Provence is one of the oldest towns in France.  Dreamy it certainly is………..and it is everything that one would expect from a Provencal town.   It’s a good size too …..perfect for an easy meander around in a morning or afternoon.  Little squares, cooling fountains, creamy white …

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Provence village Market Puyricard @DreamyProvence
Markets in Provence and Cote d'AzurMy Dreamy ProvenceTaste: Food & Drink

Market day at my favourite local Provencal village

Ten minutes drive from the centre of Aix and we are in the countryside.  All around this town there are little villages where daily life seems a whole lot slower and simpler than its larger neighbour.  The stunning ‘travel book’ villages are further away and if you need a slice …

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Explore: Travel in ProvenceMy Dreamy Provence

Autumn in the Dreamy Luberon villages and countryside

Jill Cowdry explores some of the Luberon villages of Provence in the Autumn and shares her beautiful photos in this blog post – click here.

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Ansouis at Provence’s Crossroads in the Luberon

By nutmeg Ansouis was a gift – 963 AD in 2014, it still is… This village first appears in written record in 963 AD, in reference to Lambert de Reillane who donated Ansoye lands to the Abbey of Saint-Pierre de Montmajour. This land in the Aigues valley belonged to Explore …

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