Provence-Alpes

Exquisite Eze in the south of France

Written by on February 8, 2017 in Provence-Alpes
Exquisite Eze in the south of France

If you want to enjoy a breath-taking view, it’s a good idea to visit the perched village of Eze. You’ll find it in the Alpes-Martime Department (Region: Provence-Alpes-Coted’Azur). It’s not far from the sunny city of Nice and is famous for its stunning views over the Mediterranean Sea, gorgeous gardens and pretty streets. It’s also […]

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Discover the picture-perfect poppy fields of Provence

Written by on January 30, 2017 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
Discover the picture-perfect poppy fields of Provence

Imagine the soft sun of late spring in Provence as it pours onto fields of bright red poppies. Their slender stems sway in a gentle breeze, their vivid petals contrast with the blue sky… this is Provence’s beautiful bounty in May. Looking like a painting come to life, the poppy fields of Provence are dazzling […]

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Beautiful Bormes-les-Mimosas south of France

Written by on January 27, 2017 in Provence-Alpes
Beautiful Bormes-les-Mimosas south of France

Bormes-les-Mimosas is known as one of the most beautiful medieval villages in the Var, a department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in Provence in south east France. The Var takes its name from the river Var, which used to flow along its eastern boundary, through the boundary was moved in 1860. There is much to […]

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5 fantastic things to do in Nice France

Written by on January 26, 2017 in Provence-Alpes
5 fantastic things to do in Nice France

From morning to night in this lovely lively city, here are 5 things you shouldn’t miss to make the most of your time in Nice whether it’s for a day or longer… 1. Lie in the sun Nice is one of the sunniest cities in France. There’s a long, long beach and if you don’t […]

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Join a stunning wine tour in Provence

Join a stunning wine tour in Provence

In September 2017 a totally unique, utterly wonderful wine tour in Provence will take place and you can join it! It includes a grape stomp, vineyard visits, wine tasting and the most delicious dishes you could ever hope to enjoy… A Wine Tour with a difference This is a wine tour in Provence that’s like […]

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How to Take a Food Tour of Provence

Written by on January 21, 2017 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
How to Take a Food Tour of Provence

The cuisine of France is rightly famous, in fact the“gastronomic meal of the French” is even UNESCO listed as part of the “intangible cultural heritage of humanity.” In France the way to savour, to mix and match, the art of eating and drinking, everything flows together making food much more than just a time to […]

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The magical Mimosa festivals of the south of France

Written by on January 16, 2017 in Festivals and Carnivals, Provence-Alpes
The magical Mimosa festivals of the south of France

Mimosa is a vibrant symbol of winter in the south of France and a sure sign that spring is on its way. The bright yellow flower of this scented plant grows prolifically in southern France in the Var region where the Cote d’Azur and Provence meet. The route du Mimosa is 130km long and runs […]

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Elegant, Chic and Arty Negresco Hotel Nice

Written by on January 3, 2017 in Provence-Alpes
Elegant, Chic and Arty Negresco Hotel Nice

The Negresco Hotel in Nice is where the rich, famous and powerful stay. Royalty, presidents and leaders from around the globe plot up here for a break, knowing they will be looked after to the nth degree.  It’s also perfect for holiday makers who really want to push the boat out at a hotel that’s […]

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What to see in Nice

Written by on November 2, 2016 in Provence-Alpes
What to see in Nice

Nice is glamorous. Let’s be honest, it’s what you picture when you imagine Nice; sauntering along Promenade des Anglais, ogling yachts you (probably) can’t afford (yet), and enjoying a drink outside whilst soaking up the Mediterranean sun. With all that effort, everyone needs a break now and then, and a break is what these two […]

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Ile Saint-Honorat Cannes

Written by on October 26, 2016 in Provence-Alpes
Ile Saint-Honorat Cannes

Just 15 minutes by ferry from Cannes, you’ll find the Iles de Lerins. When you want to escape the bustle and glitz of Cannes, a daytrip to one of the tranquil islands is a great soother. On the Ile Saint-Honorat, you’ll find the monastery of the Lérins Abbey and the fort with wonderful views and […]

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