Wines of Provence

Wines of Provence

France has a label of the country that is producing good wines and different regions are known for different wines. However, the southern part is extremely blessed with the perfect climate conditions to grow the finest grapes for the finest wines. There are many great fresh white and rich, full-bodied red wines from this region. However, the Provence winemakers are mostly famous for their rose wines that are light, full of flavors, and dizzy as hot nights under the sky of Provence

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Kid-Friendly Activities in Vaucluse

The popular French region of Vaucluse is famous for its ancient towns and historic buildings. It has a cuisine that is inspired from the local produce and has a landscape that is truly varied and remarkable. But it does not really have a reputation as a fun place for kids to go to. As an […]

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Special Desserts to Eat at Christmas in Provence

Provence is world renowned for its superb food, the location of this French region is ideal for producing some of the best raw ingredients in the whole of France. Provence is also widely known for its traditional rustic cuisine and that is one of its best attributes. However, Provence can also produce some stunning dishes, […]

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Castles in Provence You Can Stay

Staying in a castle may be on your bucket list of things to do, and if you want to pursue your dream fairytale then why not look at the magnificent castles in Provence. Many of the fine historic buildings have now opened their doors to weekend travelers, or even those who wish to live the […]

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A Whistle Stop Guide to Provence

Provence is a delightful area to visit, it has absolutely everything to offer from rugged coastlines, mountain peaks, verdant green valleys and of course the magnificent Cote d’Azur. Sitting snugly in the south east corner of France, Provence has been the inspiration for films, books, and the attraction for many culinary documentaries featuring some of […]

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Things to Eat and Drink in Provence

Provence is famed in France for its cuisine and for a nation that loves its food this is quite an accolade. Provence is perfectly situated to benefit from an abundance of fantastic ingredients and the cooks in the region love to specialize in seasonal foods that have the freshest of ingredients. The Provence region is […]

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Avignon Festival

The Festival d’Avignon is an annual festival of arts. It is held every summer in France in the city called Avignon and its stunning old castle by the name of Palais des Papes (which is the main stage), as well as other locations all around the city.  Jean Vilar founded this festival at around 1947.

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Sites to Visit in Vaucluse – Part 2

The second part of our article to discover all the great things to do and see in Vaucluse visits some hidden gems as well as the most recognized historical sites and great museums. The wonderful countryside and surrounding areas of Vaucluse have so much to offer to both tourists and local citizens.

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Sites to Visit in Vaucluse – Part 1

Vaucluse is a region in France that many tourists flock to because of the variety of attractions that are there. The old town of Avignon is one of the most famous towns of Vaucluse which sort of defines the history of the region. And the dominant Mont Ventoux looks down upon the rest of the […]

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The Cuisine of the Vaucluse – Part 2

In part one of the cuisine of the Vaucluse we discovered that there were three world famous dishes that came out of Provence, namely: bouillabaisse, salade Nicoise and ratatouille. In this blog we look at the ingredients that make up these dishes and how they are prepared in a typical Provencal way. We start with […]

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