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Plan a stay in Lourmarin, Luberon, Vaucluse, Provence
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Plan a stay in Lourmarin the Luberon, Provence

I am often asked if I could help to plan a stay in Lourmarin, so voilà! This itinerary would work from any of the nearby Luberon villages, I’ve planned it round my favourite market days, listed below. But don’t rush around too …

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Avignon Vaucluse, Provence, France
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A video tour of Avignon, ‘City of the Popes’.

The magnificent city of Avignon is only about 70km from Lourmarin. Visit it here on this Avignon video tour. Better still, spend a day here and discover its rich and fascinating history. Explore the ramparts of its incredibly well preserved city …

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Aix-en-Provence, one of the a cities of Provence, France
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Cities of Provence an hour from Lourmarin

Easily reached on a day’s excursion from Lourmarin is the one of the mosy magnificent cities of Provence, Avignon and vibrant university town of Aix-en-Provence in Provence’s beautiful Var region. The Mediterranean coast is a short drive further; Marseilles, and the quaint fishing …

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Lourmarin, why you should visit this treasure of the Luberon

I told you last time about Lourmarin, but why should you go there too? Quite simply, because it’s beautiful. Twisting cobbled streets, limestone buildings the colour of honey, faded shutters and clay tiled roof tops. Chic boutiques, galleries, vibrant cafés and …

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Avignon, Provence, France, Video Tour
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Explore the magnificent walled city of Avignon

Discover the charm of this enchanting walled city, unravel the secrets from its medieval past when it was home to the Popes and the most powerful city in Europe. Explore its museums, cathedrals shops and restaurants, walk over the mighty Rhône …

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Hotel D'Europe, Avignon, Provence, France
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Avignon ~ places to stay

The stunning city of medieval city of Avignon, nestled on the banks of the mighty Rhone River home to the Popes in the 1300’s for nearly a century It is surrounded by the breathtakingly beautiful countryside of the Vaucluse, Provence. …

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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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Arches of Place aux Herbes in Uzes
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Uzès, the enchanting city almost in Provence!

Easter is only a few weeks away and Uzès is getting ready. Previously closed shops and restaurants, are re opening. The cobbled streets below the magnificent, golden arches surrounding Place aux Herbes, its stunning central square and market place, are …

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Christmas lunch in Avignon, Provence, France
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Love, laughter and lunch at Christmas in Provence!

Laughter over lunch with those you love, what could be more special? Being with dear friends for a long weekend, sharing our favourite spots at Christmas in Provence. Long delicious lunches, after which we meandered around the streets of  Lourmarin and …

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Speaking French at Wednesday Market in Uzes
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“Parlez-vous français?”| learning French in Uzès

“Parlez-vous français?” – “Oui, un petit peu” – was my response when I arrived in Uzès in January before I had began learning French. By the time I left at the end of May I was able to truthfully answer the same question …

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