Provence-Alpes

Adventurous Activities for families in Provence

Written by on November 7, 2018 in Provence-Alpes
Adventurous Activities for families in Provence

Provence is a beautiful region, rich in history, gastronomy and wine, It’s also a playground for families. The limestone landscape is ideal for both big and small explorers with walking, cycling, mountain-biking, climbing and canoeing – and even caving experiences to enjoy. Daniel Wrightson of www.invitationto.com holiday villas in Europe shares some of his top […]

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The history of the Abbaye de Senanque, Provence

Written by on October 27, 2018 in Provence-Alpes
The history of the Abbaye de Senanque, Provence

Discover the history and background of the historic and beautiful Abbey of Senanque Provence. Famous for its lavender fields and tranquillity, it has become a top visit in Provence… Where is the Abbaye de Senanque Located near Gordes in Provence, the abbey is occupied by a community of Cistercian monks. The Roman Catholic Cistercian Order […]

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Your private chauffeur Provence

Written by on October 23, 2018 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
Your private chauffeur Provence

Provence is one of the most beautiful places on earth. With its long history, a legacy of art and architecture, the most beautiful landscape of lavender, sunflowers and poppies, of vines and seaside towns, perched villages and ancient cities – there’s much here to fall in love with. Travelling in Provence Getting about on public […]

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The gastronomy of Nice southern France

Written by on October 20, 2018 in Gastronomy, Provence-Alpes
The gastronomy of Nice southern France

The gastronomy of Nice is part of its heritage. It’s one of only two cities in France to do so. Lyon, often called the gastronomic capital of France, is the other one. Lyon had better look out though because Nice is catching up. And, if you ask a Nicois, they will of course assure you […]

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The best places to camp in Provence

Written by on October 19, 2018 in Camping and Caravanning, Provence-Alpes
The best places to camp in Provence

Provence has it all. Beautiful beaches, secret coastal bays, spectacular countryside peppered with lavender fields, fruit and olive orchards, magnificent towns and perched villages. The locals wines are delicious, especially sipped under the stars. Provencal gastronomy is superb. The history and culture of Provence is famous the whole world over. And, it makes for the […]

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Why Montgènevre offers some of the best skiing in the French Alps

Written by on October 11, 2018 in Provence-Alpes
Why Montgènevre offers some of the best skiing in the French Alps

If you’re looking for a ski experience with lots of different runs, plenty of snow, fabulous view and a lot of fun, Montgenevre might be just perfect. In the French Cottian Alps, Haute-Alpes, Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur, it’s not well known and that gives is extra charm. Maybe you’ve skied the ‘Big’Uns’: The Three Valleys, Tignes/Val d’Isère, […]

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Discover Provence by bike

Written by on August 21, 2018 in Provence-Alpes
Discover Provence by bike

Provence by bike One of the best things about Provence is that you can choose the way you want to discover it. By on foot, in a classic 2CV, by scooter and by bike… Monts du Vaucluse One of the best routes for a casual bike ride is from Goult to Roussillon passing through Joucas […]

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What to see and do in Aix-en-Provence

Written by on August 1, 2018 in Provence-Alpes
What to see and do in Aix-en-Provence

Provence has many villages, valleys, vineyards and orchards. The slow life in the breath-taking countryside is what attracts many to the area, but sometimes you might feel like a little urban action. Aix-en-Provence, or Aix (pronounced X, like the letter) as the locals call it, is the perfect city for a hit of European cosmopolitan […]

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5 villages to fall in love with in Provence

Written by on July 4, 2018 in Provence-Alpes
5 villages to fall in love with in Provence

Provence is one of the most popular destinations for holiday makers in France, once visited and you’ll always yearn to return. There are more than 800 villages and towns in this area of France and everyone will have their own preference but here are 5 of our favourites in lovely Provence… Avignon With its historic […]

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Things to do on a rainy day in Provence

Written by on May 31, 2018 in Provence-Alpes
Things to do on a rainy day in Provence

Provence is famous for clear blue skies. Its brilliant sunlight has attracted painters such as Cezanne and Matisse as well as scads of tourists. There are plenty of things to see outdoors in Provence, like the colorful ochre mines of Roussillon and the lavender fields of Sault. But what if you happen to visit when […]

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