Community guides on Provence

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#1/14
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4.9
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There is no better way to buy French wine than direct from the maker’s vineyard. Here’s how to swill, sniff, spit and talk like an expert, and the best hotels to stay in... read more »
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5
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You need a break, and you want it in the French south – for the heat, the verve and the adrenaline. Low-cost airlines offer a choice of off-beat cities, but which should you go for?... read more »
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4.57143
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Destination: Nice
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Nice is a city of contrasts with ultra-modern touches and a fascinating history. You can easily spend money in the city's tempting shops and restaurants but read my guide to make your money go further... read more »
#4/14
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5
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Follow in the footsteps of Renoir and Picasso to rediscover the French Riviera when the light is magic, the atmosphere friendly and the beaches (almost) empty... read more »
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4
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Destination: Cannes, Monaco
Trip type: Activity, Cruise, Cultural
If Formula One is your passion and the Monaco Grand Prix your Mecca, there can be no more amenable way to experience this iconic event in the race calendar than on the MS Wind Surf... read more »
#6/14
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4
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Destination: Frejus
Trip type: Cultural, Family
There's lots to see and do here as well as the beach. Fréjus is a great place to stay while discovering the rest of the Côte D'Azur and the kids won't complain about "another quaint litle village"... read more »
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4
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Destination: France, Provence, Avignon
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Savour the South of France on a trip to Avignon on the banks of the Rhone - a magical medieval town famed for its seven popes, ancient architecture and a beloved children's rhyme you may recall... read more »
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4
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Destination: Orange
France and gorging on food go hand in hand – and for a real foodie trip to paradise, the tiny Roman town of Orange is a surprising gem... read more »
#9/14
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4
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Destination: Eze
Within striking distance of Nice and Monaco, the mountain-top village of Eze is a quiet refuge with superb views, an old church, flower-decked houses and an exotic garden filled with statues ... read more »
#10/14
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3
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I have always dreamt of spending a year in Provence. Unfortunately for me, a week would have to suffice. Staying in the picture perfect village of Vaison-la-Romaine was some compensation though... read more »
#11/14
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3
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Destination: Nice, St-Paul-de-Vence
Trip type: Cultural
Beaches and blue sea, great food and wine: that's Nice. But the cultural capital of the South of France also boasts some of the finest art museums in Europe... read more »
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A vibrant, sprawling multicultural hub, Marseille is home to the celebrated fish stew, bouillabaisse, one of the many Provençal culinary treasures of the region... read more »
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Chic pavement cafés, markets bursting with fresh local produce and evocative historic haunts - there is more to the seaside city of Cannes than the summer dazzle... read more »
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Destination: Luberon, Apt
Trip type: Cultural
Spring and autumn are the best times to wander through Provence’s best-known regional park and enjoy the lush landscapes and pleasant market towns of the Luberon... read more »
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