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Saint-Raphael

Saint-RaphaëlLocated 65 km from Nice Côte d'Azur Airport and half-way between Cannes and Saint-Tropez (38 km), Saint-Raphaël is a delightful Mediterranean sea resort set at the foot of the magnificent Estérel Hills.

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Marseille for kids

kidsMarseille has something for "minots" as well. A variety of children's activities are available thanks to the Educational Department of the Marseille museums...

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Eating Out In Marseille

bouillabaisseThe friendly atmosphere is the main flavour of meals here in Marseille where the typical daily fare includes olive oil and garlic. At the crossroads of the Mediterranean, Marseille is no stranger to foreign cuisine and has even adopted some recipes as its own...

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Marseille a city of art and culture

Islands of the FrioulCity of art and culture, Marseille will surprise you with its many wonders. The traditional and the contemporary go hand in hand in this city with a history that goes back 26 centuries...

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Three Weeks in May

Christopher NeameWhen screen and stage writer Christopher Neame saw a professional production of Blithe Spirit in the Luberon a couple of years back, he became convinced that there was great potential for English theatre in Provence...

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The Magnificent Camargue

CamargueThe Camargue is a vast river delta stretching across more than 360sq miles on the French Mediterranean coast where the Rhone river forks in two and meets the sea. The largest river delta in Europe the Camargue is a beautiful area made up of large lakes, salt pans and lagoons, the area is rich in history and tradition...

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Provence, a region for inspiration

Provence lavenderSince the 19th century, southern France, especially the Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur region has inspired many famous painters. It attracts for its various landscapes, rich colours and particular light...

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Skiing in the Provence Alpes

skiingThe southern alps region of Provence offers some of the best winter skiing and snowboarding available in France...

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The Provence Alpes Region

Provence-AlpesThe Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur is a region in the south east of France it was once the French province of Provence, it is made up of six departements: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Alpes-Maritimes, Bouches-du-Rhône, Hautes-Alpes, Var and Vaucluse...

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Planning your Provence holiday in Fayence

ProvenceHolidays in Provence generally mean Peter Mayle territory or the Cote d'Azur. Great, that means that up in the hills behind Cannes and near Grasse you have a quiet, select few who can enjoy all the good stuff without the crowds: sunshine, ...

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Cassis....or Cassis?

CassisThe other Cassis is a little town in the Bouches-du-Rhone department of Provence. It's a port, to be exact, and sits on the coast (as ports tend to do) just a couple of dozen kilometers east of France's second city, Marseille. It's a charming...

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The Wolves of Mercantour

MercantourDo something different this year and visit the Mercantour National Park close to the Italian border in the South of France. Situated east of Cote d'Azur in the Alpes Maritime the park covers over 685 km2 of stunningly beautiful...

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Avignon - Great City Of The Popes

avignonAvignon, an enticing medieval town in southern France, is found in the region of Provence. At times referred to as city of the popes, Avignon was sanctuary for nine such men who sought reprieve from the hostilities of...

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Provence Alpes Weather: Digne-les-Bains

Current weather conditions and 4 day outlook for Digne-les-Bains, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence...

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Provence Alpes Weather: Nice, alpes-maritimes

Current weather conditions and 4 day outlook for Nice, Alpes-Maritimes...

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Provence Alpes Weather: Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhone

Current weather conditions and 4 day outlook for Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhone...

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Provence Alpes Weather: Gap, Hautes-Alpes

Current weather conditions and 4 day outlook for Gap, Hautes-Alpes...

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Provence Alpes Weather: Avignon, Vaucluse

Current weather conditions and 4 day outlook for Avignon, Vaucluse...

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Provence Alpes Weather: Toulon, Var

Current weather conditions and 4 day outlook for Toulon, Var...

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