Beautiful Mercantour in Winter
Explore: Travel in ProvenceLiz LordStay Fit in Provence

Winter in Provence Snowshoe Mercantour Trails

Active Provence Winter Holiday It’s never too early to start thinking about your winter getaway. Perhaps the warm winter sunshine along the French Riviera coast in Provence is tempting. Maybe you are drawn to traditional skiing and snowboarding in France’s Savoie region or in Liguria’s Piedmont. We are truly blessed …

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Winter House Sitting Provence Cannes Quiet Beach Jane Dunning
Guest PostStay: Accommodation & Rentals in Provence

Winter is Perfect for House Sitting in Provence

In this guest post (below) by author Jane Dunning, she shares her thoughts on why winter is a great time to visit (and house sit) in Provence. Jane is the author of two novels “” and its sequel “.” Her experiences while house sitting in Provence with her husband inspired …

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French Riviera Winter Festivals Ferris Wheel
Lifestyle: Art & CultureLiz LordWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

French Riviera Winter Festivals and More

Wishing you the happiest 2019! Hoping that readers have had a restful festive season – locking out the realities of the world for a few days. French Riviera Winter Festivals The ferris wheel in Nice might soon be “taking a rest” but the French Riviera never sleeps. Your waistbands may be …

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Provencal Winter Menu Friends 2018
David Scott AllenHoliday MenusProvencal RecipesTaste: Food & Drink

Provencal Winter Menu for Cold Nights and Good Friends

Provencal Winter Menu Winter. Part of me wants to hide under a woollen blanket in the early evening darkness and consume copious amounts of heavy food. Bring on the butter, cream, fat, and carbs… put on the pounds and brace myself against the cold winds and inevitable rains and blizzards. …

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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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Uzes Restaurant in Places des Herbes @bfblogger2015
Barefoot BloggerMarkets in Provence and Cote d'AzurTaste: Food & Drink

Winter Market in Uzes: It’s Not Quite the Same

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: If you’ve visited the Saturday Market in Uzes during tourist season and hate the crowds, you should be here in February. The market is almost the same, minus the throngs of people. This weekend’s market day was sunny and cold — a crisp 45 …

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Dusting of snow on the tops of the hills near Lyon
Explore: Travel in ProvenceJulie WhitmarshWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Take a Mid-Winter break in Provence 

Contributor blog post by Vaucluse Dreamer: There is something about arriving in the Vaucluse that just makes the stress slip from our shoulders and today’s arrival in the depths of winter was no different. Travelling at this time of year is a little bit more complicated than during the summer …

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Nice Old Town #CotedAzur @PerfProvence
Explore: Travel in ProvenceWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Nice in the winter – Experience Nice a new way

Traditionally the French Riviera, and Nice in particular, was a winter resort. It served as a destination for the upper echelons to escape harsh northern winters amongst their own. Today Nice in the winter is a largely local affair – which means less hustle, bustle and fewer crowds to contend …

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Lourmarin in Winter Provence
Dorothy GarabedianExplore: Travel in Provence

Winter in Provence

You may ask, “Isn’t Provence sad and dull in winter?” I would answer, “Not at all.” I know Provence in all seasons and winter has gotten to be a favorite time to visit. First, there is usually bright sun, warm enough to sit at a sidewalk café or enjoy walks …

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St Tropez Beach #StTropez #Provence @Aixcentric
AixcentricExplore: Travel in ProvenceRoad Trips South of France

Empty beaches and galleries in St Tropez

By aixcentric It really is the best time to hit the coast. You can drive there! You can park! Enjoy empty beaches, restaurants and art gallery! In fact this photo shows the world-famous celeb-magnet Pampelonne Beach last week…not a footballer, WAG or starlet in sight. Just us, Explore this Post …

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