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Securing Your Holiday Home!

House of Père Lacroix by Paul Cézanne

At last you have purchased your holiday home in the Provence. You are looking forward to long holidays, new adventures and family fun.   Unfortunately, misadventures take place in your home, and with the home being vacant for long periods of time your property can be subject to vandalism or worse a burglary. Of course, […]

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Top 5 restaurants in Provence that You cannot miss to afford?

restaurants in Provence

Are you a complete food buff? If yes, then you certainly hit on the right place. Provence, a district in the southern part of France located close to the Cote d’Azur on the Mediterranean Sea boasts of some of the best restaurants and cuisine in the world that offers the best range of French delicacies. […]

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Where to Holiday in Provence?

Why Stay in Provence? Books like the ones written by Peter Mayle have made many people dream about going on a holiday in Provence, France or even moving there. But what makes that particular place so charming? For many it is simply the sun, the lavender fields, the old stone houses and the great people […]

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Prettiest Villages of Provence?

Menerbes View

We regularly hear about the chic resorts on the Cote d’Azur coast but what about the lovely villages away from the coast.   Here are the top villages according to Les plus beaux villages de France. Bargème / Var Gordes / Vaucluse La Roque-sur-Cèze / Gard Les Baux-de-Provence / Bouches du Rhône Lourmarin / Vaucluse Ménerbes […]

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Provence Alpes Cote d’Azur Airports

Nice airport

Provence Alpes Cote d’Azur Airports Map View PACA Airports in a larger map The main commercial airports are at: Marseille Airport (A) Nice / Cote d’Azur Airport (B) Nice Cote d’Azur Airport is the main airport in the region of Provence Alpes Cote d’Azur. It is located on the Mediterranean coast and is well connected […]

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Finance: Mortgages and Currency Exchange

Euro Housing Market

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Provence Wines


When in France – enjoy the food, landscapes, culture, weather and wine! Provence Drinks The region is most famous for her rosé wines (Bandol, Cassis, Coteaux de Provence), and for its Pastis. This aniseed-flavoured alcoholic drink is served with water – measurements vary, from very light ( usually teasingly called “the touristic measure” by the […]

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Typical Cuisine on the French Riviera

Cuisine in Cannes

Introduction: Cuisine on the French Riviera When we go on holiday, one of the delights of a foreign vacation is the local food. Even the Brits will try foreign food (although tradition says we just fish ‘n chips or curries!). So will we like the Cuisine on the French Riviera? WikiTravel has an interesting article […]

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Major Towns in Provence Alpes Cote d’Azur

The largest cities in the region are Marseille, Nice, Toulon, and Aix-en-Provence, each with a population exceeding 100,000 inhabitants as of the 1999 census. The richest part of the Region is Nice’s metropolitan area.

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Property by Provence Department

France is divided up into regions, then sub-divided into departments. There are smaller sub-divisions into prefectures, cantons etc.

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