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Harvest colors & Fall festivals in Provence

  Well, here we are, fall has officially arrived. And although it’s not quite time for the spectacular color-changes that come with the season, we’re still lucky to have the lovely greens & deep purples that come with harvest time. And this weekend promises to be particularly pretty, as we’ve managed to hang on to… Continue reading Harvest colors & Fall festivals in Provence

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Solliès Fig Festival + Figues à la crème d’amande

Ahh figs… there are few festivals we enjoy as much as the annual fig fête at Solliès-Pont – a small village in the Var department, about 15 minutes from our home in Toulon. And if you can’t tell from the photos, this festival is a food-lover’s dream.  The streets are lined with gorgeous, plump figs in every… Continue reading Solliès Fig Festival + Figues à la crème d’amande

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Summer Festivals… La Grande Sardinade at Ollioules

           Tail-end of a very nice apéro One of the best things about summertime in Provence is the many fêtes (parties) & festivals that take place all around the region. Even though we live in a bigger town, I prefer going to festivals in smaller neighborhoods & villages. At traditional village… Continue reading Summer Festivals… La Grande Sardinade at Ollioules

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Chocolate Festival at Belgentier

Well, there’s not too much to say about the incredible-ness that was Sunday’s chocolate festival.  I think the photos speak volumes… and calories. There were a few surprises from last year though. Namely, Champagne-tasting.  As if you needed another reason to make the trip? Then again, only to make sure we hadn’t “overlooked” anything, we… Continue reading Chocolate Festival at Belgentier