Christmas Traditions in Provence

Provençal Christmas traditions are rooted in both charming local customs and historical religious rituals. During this festive season, called Calendale, villages throughout Provence host Christmas Markets, Santons Fairs, Lighting Festivals and Tours of Nativity Scenes leading up to Le Gros Souper on Christmas Eve and Les Treize desserts following Midnight Mass. Rent a luxury villa […]

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An Ideal Day in the Luberon

An Ideal Day in the Luberon France In May of 2014 I was fortunate enough to stay at Le Mas de Gancel outside the small town of Vernègues in the South of France. While staying at this lovely villa, I was able to explore villages in the Luberon and the Alpilles, as well as spend […]

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Eygalières Village: A Hidden Gem

Eygalières is a small village on a hill in the Alpilles, not far from Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. There’s a quiet charm to this special village, though it’s often overlooked for the more well-known […]

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Planning Your Gordes Vacation

While on vacation in the south of France, be sure to visit Gordes, one of the most beautiful villages in Provence. Built on a hilltop, Gordes offers breathtaking panoramic views of the French countryside. Sunset is particularly wonderful time to go, perhaps to enjoy an aperitif in the Luberon. […]

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Wine Cooperatives In South Of France

In France every region has their own wine cooperative, called cave (pronounced with a soft a, like ‘ahhh’). In Provence, you can find caves in almost every village, large or small. As you explore the villages of the South of France, we recommend stopping in for a browse and tasting wherever you can. When you […]

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Villa Rental Near St Remy De Provence

Villa Rental Eygalières   LUXURY STONE VILLA RENTAL IN EYGALIERES NEAR ST-REMY DE PROVENCE Walking distance from the charming and sophisticated village of Eygalières. Idyllic scenery – a view of the hilltop village of Eygalières, lavender, a trickling fountain, and the rambling herb-studded rocks of the Alpilles. Just minutes from Saint-Rémy-de-Provençe and Les Baux-de-Provence, Le […]

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Gordes Villa Rentals

Gordes Villa Rentals   Falaises Luxury 3 bedroom 3 bathroom stone house on the edge of the village of Gordes Treat yourself to an authentic Luberon Village experience in this small stone house with garden and pool, only a short walking distance from shops and restaurants in Gordes. Enjoy the day touring the highlights of Provençe, […]

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Villa Rubis

Villa Rubis is a beautiful luxury villa rental located St Tropez. This property has an ideal location and is only a ten minute walk along the seaside to the village. The Villa Rubis is impeccable and very comfortable, with a beautiful heated pool overlooking the St Tropez Bay with terraces all around the house, each […]

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Mas de Montimajour Villa

South of France Luxury Villa Rentals. This modern villa in the South of France has everything from comfort to a stylish décor. Mas de Montmajour is just 2 minutes from the famous village of Fontvieille in the Alpilles region near St-Remy and Les Baux de Provence. South of France has many remarkable places worth visiting. […]

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Mas des Imberts Villa

  This vacation villa rental in Gordes is located near the village of Gordes France. Mas des Imberts villa is traditional Provencal farmhouse style that sits on seven private acres with spectacular views of Luberon mountains. This vacation villa in the South of France is 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms sleeps 12 for your holiday rental. […]

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Jumping the Picket Fence Light Through the Cracks

Only Provence co-founder Lydia Dean writes about their experiences raising a family, building a business in Provence, and later combining the love of travel with giving back in "Jumping the Picket Fence”. In 2021, she published “Light Through the Cracks,” a continuation of her journey, much of which has been based in Provence. Both books are available Amazon, Amazon.uk, and Amazon.Fr.