Provence-Alpes

Made in Provence | Food and specialities

Written by on March 19, 2020 in Provence-Alpes
Made in Provence | Food and specialities

Wine, truffles and chocolate! And that’s just to start. Who doesn’t love Provence?  You could spend a lifetime here and still not sample all of its rich produce. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try! Weird, wonderful and wickedly delicious Vaucluse If you’re going to try and eat and drink your way through an entire […]

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48 hours in Avignon, Provence

Written by on March 2, 2020 in Provence-Alpes
48 hours in Avignon, Provence

Avignon is the capital of the Vaucluse department in Provence, southern France. It’s the world-famous seat of the 14th-century Popes. Their former palace is UNESCO World Heritage listed and the greatest Gothic palace in Europe. It’s also home to a famous bridge which inspired a song known around the world. If you’ve only got 48 […]

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Best wine tours Provence

Written by on February 22, 2020 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
Best wine tours Provence

The Rhone Valley is the ultimate wine lovers destination. And there’s no better way to discover this beautiful area of Provence and its vineyards than with a three day tour with a local expert guide. This is a unique chance to experience the real Provence. You’ll meet local wine makers, visit the grand domaines and […]

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Avignon city guide Provence

Written by on February 18, 2020 in Provence-Alpes
Avignon city guide Provence

Avignon is the beating heart of Provence. It’s the capital of the Vaucluse department and a small city with a big presence. Find out what to see and do, what not to miss, where to eat and drink and more in our Avignon city guide … Must-sees in Avignon With its UNESCO listed architecture, and […]

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Brilliant day trips from Avignon Provence

Written by on February 13, 2020 in Provence-Alpes
Brilliant day trips from Avignon Provence

Day trips from Avignon to see the best of Provence are easy, but you will need wheels to see some of those off the beaten track beauties. If you don’t want to hire a car and drive, meet Emily Durand of Your Private Chauffeur Provence. She has lived in the area for many years. She’s […]

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What to see and do in Provence in the spring

Written by on February 13, 2020 in Provence-Alpes
What to see and do in Provence in the spring

Enjoy Provence in the spring, before the summer crowds arrive. Quiet hilltop villages, small city charm and the dazzling blue of the Mediterranean Sea and warm days await you… The best places to visit in Provence in Spring Aix-en-Provence Temperatures in spring in Provence are warm and pleasant. Blue skies and warm days with cooler […]

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10 Tips for Provence visits

Written by on February 3, 2020 in Provence-Alpes
10 Tips for Provence visits

Check out these top tips for Provence visits. The prettiest towns, the best shops and antique hunting, amazing attractions and more… The heart of Provence is found in the countryside and it’s hilltop villages. Beyond the big famous cities like Aix or Avignon (both of which are certainly stupendous) a village stay or a farmhouse […]

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The art of making lavender wands in Provence

Written by on January 31, 2020 in Provence-Alpes
The art of making lavender wands in Provence

On a warm June morning, Elsa surveys the lavender patch in front of her childhood home. In a few weeks, when the iconic purple flowers are in full bloom, Elsa will create her fuseaux de lavande, rekindling the art of making lavender wands in Provence. A long lost craft brought back to life Inspired by […]

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Musée National Marc Chagall Nice

Written by on January 22, 2020 in Provence-Alpes
Musée National Marc Chagall Nice

Situated on the south east coast of the French Riviera, Nice is one of the most beautiful and sophisticated regions in the world. It’s the second-largest city in the Provence-Alpes Cote d’Azur after Marseille. And it’s often referred to as the Queen of the French Riviera. Art and culture in Nice Artistic treasures are plentiful […]

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5 beautiful hilltop villages in Provence

Written by on January 15, 2020 in Provence-Alpes
5 beautiful hilltop villages in Provence

Provence is famous for its hilltop towns, known in French as villages perchés. These lovely villages, with their winding, narrow streets, were situated as high as possible, to provide protection against brigands and foreign invaders back in the old days. Today we can enjoy their charm and their fabulous views, while the only invaders are […]

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