Exploring Provence for the First Time: Day One

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Follow Linda and Dave Beach's story about their first trip to Provence: On Monday we drove to pick up my parents at the Marseille Airport. We had planned to explore the coast near Marseille that day, but since Dave wasn't feeling well and Mom and Dad were jet lagging, we headed back up to Bonnieux. We also found out that my parents' cat had knocked a flower pot off of a counter onto my ... Read Full Article

Exploring Provence for the First Time

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Follow Linda and Dave Beach's story about their first trip to Provence: While we have been to France several times, neither my husband Dave, nor I had been to Provence, so it was new territory for both of us. We decided to rent a house for a week in the small village of Bonnieux and our subsequent explorations from there covered only approximately 50 kilometers and only included small ... Read Full Article

Shop the Markets of Provence and the Cote d’Azur

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When in Provence, checking out the many street markets is a must. While in France we build our sightseeing around the markets. We get to the town early, visit the market and spend the rest of the day visiting the sights. The vendors at these markets are friendly and most will speak at least a little English. If not, you can use hand gestures to let them know what you want and how much. It ... Read Full Article