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.

Gorbio: A Perched Medieval Village in the Alpes-Maritimes

Greetings dear readers and friends. Fall is off to a lovely start in the south of France. Apart from a few thundershowers, we’ve had days full of sunshine and clear skies. Today I’m very happy to bring you a guest post from writer J. Christina – the author and creator of Scribbles and Smiles. A …

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Cruise ships return to Var Provence

Greetings dear readers and friends. I hope you’re all doing well, and it’s been great to get back to “the real world” (or at least the best we’re doing at the moment!). I really wanted to share with you this latest piece of good news for the Var département and region of Provence. It’s wonderful …

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How to Make “Pain de Campagne” – French Country Bread

Greetings dear readers and friends. We’re all full of hope and happiness here in France. Things are really looking up for the coming summer months, and, along with the sunny days ahead, it’s wonderful to think of possible vacation days on the horizon. Today I’m also happy to be able to present another guest post …

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Spring feels wonderful in the South of France

Roses along the canal in Ollioules village. Greetings dear readers and friends. I hope this post finds you doing well in your respective corners of the world, and boy oh boy, if we’re not thrilled to be getting out of lockdown here in la belle France. It’s been a long haul over these last 14 …

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