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Best places to spend Christmas in Provence

Christmas is truly a magical time of year, no matter where you spend it, and Christmas in France takes beauty and pageantry to a whole new level. While a traditional French holiday might bring up images of strolling the Christmas markets in Alsace (which is indeed totally fantastic!) or warming your toes by the fire… Continue reading Best places to spend Christmas in Provence

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A visit to Beautiful Mas des Avelines – A luxury Provençal farmhouse

Just a short drive from the hilltop-village of Le Castellet you’ll find beautiful Mas des Avelines – a stunning luxury farmhouse awash in Provençal charm and about as relaxing a “haven” in the South of France as you can get. Surrounded by the natural wonders that the region is famous for – vineyards, centuries-old olive trees and… Continue reading A visit to Beautiful Mas des Avelines – A luxury Provençal farmhouse

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10 Great Reasons to Visit Provence in the Fall

Greetings dear readers and friends! Well here we are, at the end of the summer, and sorry to say that I haven’t been a very active blogger because, well….summer! A summer in the south of France is something not quite of this world… full of festivals, bbq’s, lazy beach-days and 5 weeks of vacation that… Continue reading 10 Great Reasons to Visit Provence in the Fall

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What to do in Provence… in the summer

Greetings dear readers and friends. Summer is here! And let me just say, thank goodness… this is by far the most exciting time of the year in the South of France. In our little corner of Toulon, the beaches are not quite full yet in the morning which makes for great strolls along the seaside and… Continue reading What to do in Provence… in the summer

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Beautiful beaches of the Var… La Mitre “creeks” in Toulon

Greetings dear readers and friends!  Well, you would think that summer is already in full-swing here in the south… the weather is gorgeous (except for a bit of rain today!), the beaches are full, and tourists are making their first appearances along “the Côte”. Not to mention the locals who are stocking up on everything… Continue reading Beautiful beaches of the Var… La Mitre “creeks” in Toulon

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How to Pack for Provence

 Setting sail off the coast of Cassis Winter in Provence is a time to bundle-up, grab your raclette machine and fire up some tasty cheese-laden potatoes, and start dreaming of the spring and summer months to come. At least that’s what gets us through the winters here… given it was a tender 7°C today (with… Continue reading How to Pack for Provence

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A charming tour of Moustiers Ste Marie with Getaway in Provence

We were invited to take a tour of Moustiers Ste Marie by local guide, Auriane – owner and operator of Getaway in Provence. She grew-up in this gorgeous little village and after few years of traveling and working abroad she decided to come back to her hometown and create  a local tour-guide agency. Thanks to… Continue reading A charming tour of Moustiers Ste Marie with Getaway in Provence