Belle Provence Travels

A South of France Blog

Sharing the joys of living in Provence.

Hi, I’m Tuula, a California native who’s been living in the south of France since 2010. I’m a travel writer for International Living magazine and lover off all things Provence. Welcome, bienvenue.

Weekend Getaway to Lou Calen – A Luxury Hotel in Cotignac

Greetings dear readers and friends. It’s been quite a while since I’ve done a new post, but Provence is better than ever…. and we couldn’t be happier that the spring season is upon us. Besides being involved in some writing projects, I’ve spent the last few months enjoying time with my family and taking a …

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An Insider’s Guide to Provence – Review & Giveaway

Greetings dear readers and friends. Well, things have gone from chilly to downright snowy in the south of France. It would probably surprise a lot of folks to know that the inland areas of the region get a decent amount of snow most years. While it takes away a bit of the myth of south-of-France …

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Take Paris Home for the Holidays

Greetings dear readers and friends. I hope this email finds you well, albeit with all of the turbulent events happening around the world. Thankfully, here in Provence, the Christmas decorations are up, the seasonal markets are open, and there is quite a festive air on every corner. It’s wonderful to have something to look forward …

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Menton: A Hidden Seaside Treasure on the French Riviera

Greetings dear readers and friends. I’m very happy to bring you another guest post from J. Christina of Scribbles and Smiles blog fame. You may recall her lovely last post, Gorbio: A Perched Medieval Village in the Alpes-Martimes, that was featured a few weeks back. Well, I love this post and I certainly love this …

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