Market Day in Saint Tropez

Greetings dear readers and friends. Well, it looks like we’re finally seeing some spring weather come our way… it’s been quite a long, wet winter here in Provence, but thankfully that’s what makes this place so green all year round. And for all of the complaining about the long winter months in the south, a… Continue reading Market Day in Saint Tropez

Market Day in St. Remy de Provence (guest post)

Today we have a lovely guest post from Ashley at Curious Provence blog.  Ashley is a Canadian who found herself enchanted with France, and notably Provence, after spending time traveling elsewhere in Europe - particularly her time spent studying art in Florence, Italy.  In her own words, her blog is "about living and experiencing Provence… Continue reading Market Day in St. Remy de Provence (guest post)

Spring scenes at the Aix-en-Provence Market

We've been lucky enough to spend the last few Saturday mornings in Aix-en-Provence and I think there are few places as lovely as a Provençal market to witness the beauty of spring in the south. All around the market, the stands were a-buzz with chatter of what looked good (frankly, all the stands are gorgeous)… Continue reading Spring scenes at the Aix-en-Provence Market

How to Shop at a Provençal Market

Since it's officially spring and the time when Provençal markets are at their finest, I thought it would be a great idea to share a few ideas for getting the most out of your market experience.   The following are a few tips I've collected over the years, and I hope you'll share your own market "must-do's"… Continue reading How to Shop at a Provençal Market