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Guide to Gordes, France – Hilltop Village in Provence

Complete Guide to Gordes France

Gordes village is a must-see for travellers heading to the south of France. An ancient village perched high on a cliff, 340 metres above the valley floor, and overlooking the luscious scenes of the Luberon. The village has a colourful history, having survived the plague, earthquakes and bombings. Its residents, who are called Gordians, are […]

Most Beautiful Cities & Towns in Provence, France

The most beautiful cities and towns in Provence, France

Choosing where to spend time in Provence is a tall order, I know. It’s probably the most asked question in my Provence Travel Planning Facebook Group (join us here!). Provence is a large region, with so many fascinating sights to explore. And while Provence’s villages pull at the heartstrings with their pretty hillside appeal and […]

The Ultimate Guide to Cassis, France

Things to do in Cassis, France

A fishing village with humble roots, Cassis has previously been heralded as the ‘poor man’s’ St Tropez. But times have changed, and this pretty little portside town is gaining popularity as the perfect place to indulge in the region’s finest pastimes. Feast on the fruits of the sea, sip on the celebrated Cassis wines and […]

Where to Stay in Marseille – Your Marseille Hotels Guide

Best places to stay in Marseille

From ancient Greece to North Africa, different Mediterranean cultures have all left their mark on Marseille, and this dynamic melting pot has plenty to keep visitors entertained. However, choosing where to stay in Marseille can be tricky – especially if it’s your first visit – so use this handy Marseille hotels guide to find the […]

The Best Hotels in Aix-en-Provence, France

Best Hotels in Aix en Provence France

Aix-en-Provence is Paris’ more relaxed, southern cousin; a sophisticated and affluent town, bursting with Provençal charm. Sometimes known as ‘the city of a thousand fountains’, Aix is known for its pleasant streets and quaint squares where travellers can relax at a café terrace with a book or simply watch the world go by. This elegant […]

The Best Places to Stay in Avignon, France

Popes Palace in Avignon, France

Avignon, the jewel of Provence, has long attracted a high calibre of visitor. In the 14th century, Pope Clement V decided to leave the corruption and deadly politics of Rome behind him, and set up shop in Provence – and who could blame him? The stunning Popes’ Palace stands to this day as a testament […]

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