Belle Provence Travels

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The Sunday Brocante at Isle-sur-la-Sorgue… in photos

June 4, 2017

Greetings dear readers and friends! We’re enjoying the long Pentecost weekend over here and thought it would be a nice time to share with you another great experience I had while visiting the Vaucluse a few weekends ago.

I had Sunday morning all to myself and it was quite difficult to decide how to spend my time with so many beautiful villages in the area. Then I remembered it was market day in Isle-sur-la-Sorgue which made my choice very easy – to market, and brocante, I was headed.

It had been about three years since I’d visited Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, but those pretty images of the town were still in my mind. And that Sunday morning did little to disappoint.

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Antiques Art & You… The Biggest European Antiques Event

March 6, 2017

Greetings dear readers and friends! Well, if there wasn’t reason enough to visit picture-perfect Isle-sur-la-Sorgue (where the Sorgue river just happens to run through the café & boutique-lined center of town) now you have two incredible dates in 2017 that are sure to get you packing.

Now in its 51st year, Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is home to the biggest European Antiques and Brocante event – Antiques Art & You.

There are two dates for the event:  Easter Weekend, 13-17 of April, 2017 and the Weekend of the 15th of August, 2017.

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Surprisingly, most of the markets in Provence tend to be just as active in the autumn & winter months as they are during spring & summer. Admittedly, it’s hard to feel as enthusiastic without the glorious South-of-France sun illuminating your day, but there’s still plenty to get excited about on market morning. And we found much …

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