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Palais des Papes, Avignon, Provence,France
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What to see in Avignon ~ City of the Popes

Like a ribbon round a cake, the magnificent medieval city of Avignon is surrounded by a beautifully preserved city wall built in 1403. During the 14th century it was the center of one of the richest courts in Europe. As …

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La Maison Carreé, Nîmes, Languedoc Roussillon, France
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The Roman city of Nîmes

Magnificent Roman architecture, bullfights and concerts. Sun drenched squares overlooked by stately shuttered mansions. Meandering cobbles streets packed with shops and restaurants. Stunning art museums, cathedrals gardens and treasures from the past. This is the seductive Roman city of Nîmes …

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Carrières de Lumières 2016, Chagall
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Les Carrières de Lumières 2016 is open

Les Carrières de Lumières 2016 is open! Located by the magical perched village of Les Baux-de-Provence, Carrières de Lumières is an entrancing projected video art extravaganza. Set deep within a disused bauxite cave it profiles breathtaking works of art. This year’s …

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Valley 'Le Crau', the Roman 'Via Aurelia' from Les Baux-de-Provence
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Les Baux-de-Provence, a magical view from a fairy-tale village

Gazing out from the ramparts of Les Baux-de-Provence, high up on the Alpilles hills visitors are treated to a vista of Provence that dreams are made of. Acres of silvery, green olive groves splashed with sprawling vineyards, interspersed with pines …

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Chateau ruins at Les Baux-de-Provence
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Medieval Provence at the Château des Baux-de-Provence

The Château des Baux, nestled on a craggy limestone escarpment high in the Alpilles hills is one of Provence’s most famous fortresses. Château des Baux dates back to the tenth century, although now in ruins you can learn its fascinating …

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Les Baux-de-Provence, Bouche de Rhone, Provence, France
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Visit the beguiling perched village of Les Baux-de-Provence

As you wander the meandering cobbled streets of Les Baux-de-Provence, between the shadows of its medieval buildings, close your eyes. You’ll hear the swish of long gowns and velvet cloaks hurrying passed you and the distant clanking of armour by …

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Michelangelo's Sistene Chapel at Les Carrières de Lumières, Provence
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Carrières de Lumières the video art spectacle in Provence

Carrières de Lumières; imagine if your visit to Provence included standing deep within a disused bauxite cave surrounded by towering 100 foot high walls, upon which is projected a 360 degree, multi-media art show profiling the breathtaking work of Van …

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A view of Loumrarin, Luberon, Provence, France
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Lourmarin, The Luberon, Provence, Travel guide

Download the Travel Guide for Lourmarin and the surrounding area of The Luberon, Provence here or read it below: Why you should include a visit to Lourmarin and the Luberon on a trip to Provence Lourmarin, is a tiny, medieval village huddled under …

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L'Occitaine, Manosque, Luberon Provence
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L’Occitane Factory, Manosque, Provence, something beautiful doing good!

You doubtless have heard of L’Occitane en Provence, a soap, creams and lotions company to be found on the high streets and shopping malls of most major cities in the world. Until recently, when I visited their factory in Provence, I …

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In Aix-en-Provence, Bouche de Rhone, Provence, France
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A February Saturday in Aix-en-Provence

Gracious, golden, shuttered buildings, cobbled streets, cathedrals, museums, fountains, chic boutiques, restaurants and on a busy Saturday, market stalls tumbling out along the winding alleyways and gently shaded squares. Each proud vendor jostling for trade, offering a profusion of locally …

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