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The Crespeou, The Traditional Provençal Layered Omelet

The Crespeou, The Traditional Provençal Layered Omelet

With the arrival of the warm months, the Crespeou returns to the table as a prized recipe at the aperitif or for summer meals. Originally from the Upper Vaucluse region, this savory cake made of layered omelets, rich in color and flavor, is a simple recipe loved by all gourmets!
6/29/2015
La Coquillade, An Ecological Gem in the Heart of the Luberon

La Coquillade, An Ecological Gem in the Heart of the Luberon

On a hill surrounded by vineyards, La Coquillade estate spreads out like a charming hamlet, combining true refinement with an environmental approach. It’s the ideal destination for a peaceful getaway.
6/25/2015
Our Pick of the Running Tracks of Provence

Our Pick of the Running Tracks of Provence

One of the most accessible sports, and so good for your health, running is attracting more and more fans. For simple jogging or competitive training, discover some of the best routes to take during your next running session under the Provence sun.
6/23/2015
Zespà, The Little Espadrilles Label From Aix-En-Provence Grows Up

Zespà, The Little Espadrilles Label From Aix-En-Provence Grows Up

School friends Jeremy Amar, Jonathan Agrifoglio and Frederic Blas are behind Zespà, a brand of espadrilles with cutting-edge style. Let’s take a look back over the career of these three locals from Aix, who have managed to seduce the fashion world with their Made in France reinterpretation of the classic shoe.
6/19/2015
The Most Beautiful Beaches of Corsica

The Most Beautiful Beaches of Corsica

Between its crystalline sea, wild native scrubland and imperious mountains, Corsica truly deserves its nickname of Isle of Beauty. This island paradise with tropical appeal offers travelers some of the most beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean.
6/17/2015
Isabelle Brémond, Provence in her Blood

Isabelle Brémond, Provence in her Blood

General Manager of the Bouches-du-Rhône Tourist Board, Isabelle Brémond is first and foremost passionate about the region where she grew up. With generosity, she shares her story, achievements and aspirations for this rich territory that she continues to appreciate day after day.
6/15/2015
Van Gogh's Drawings On Show in Arles

Van Gogh's Drawings On Show in Arles

One year after its inauguration, the Van Gogh Foundation in Arles is readying to present almost fifty drawings by the Dutch painter. It’s a fabulous homage to a little-known facet of this visionary artist, better known for his brushstrokes than his drawing skills.
6/11/2015
Rose, The Queen of Flowers

Rose, The Queen of Flowers

Throughout history, the rose has always conquered as much with its delicate scent as its legendary beauty. The undisputed muse of artists, the absolute emblem of love, and the leading scent for perfume makers, the one known as the “queen of flowers" enchants each and every one of us with its many virtues.
6/9/2015
Meet Michel Patrizio, Mosaic Artist

Meet Michel Patrizio, Mosaic Artist

At 67 years old, the renowned mosaic artist Michel Patrizio shares, in all simplicity, the fruit of his 40 years of experience in Marseille's oldest workshop. Let’s look back on the singular career of this local boy, today one the profession’s most iconic figures.
6/5/2015
When Nature becomes Art at the Domaine du Rayol

When Nature becomes Art at the Domaine du Rayol

Nestled at the foot of the Massif des Maures mountain range, the Domaine du Rayol Mediterranean garden is preparing to welcome, for this second edition, artists of different sensibilities to its land art festival. It’s a unique cultural event where nature and creativity combine in a raw state.
6/1/2015
The Verbena Cocktail: A Fresh Summer Drink by Guillaume Ferroni

The Verbena Cocktail: A Fresh Summer Drink by Guillaume Ferroni

With summer approaching, the bartender Guillaume Ferroni shares a recipe for a refreshing non-alcoholic cocktail, where lime and verbena form a refreshing duo of Provencal accents, to be enjoyed without moderation!
5/28/2015
Le Clos de Rohan, Rustic Charm par Excellence

Le Clos de Rohan, Rustic Charm par Excellence

Nestled between the fragrant local scrub, the garrigue, and fields of lavender, the Clos de Rohan is home to an intimate guesthouse with an elegant décor. A haven imbued with an atmosphere typical of the Southern Alps, where the song of the cicadas is the only timekeeper.
5/26/2015

"Femme Lavande" an Intoxicating Exhibition by Jean-François Mutzig

Fascinated by life’s rare moments, the photographer Jean-François Mutzig has immortalized the many tourists strolling on the Valensole plateau during the summer season, with an exhibition entitled "Femme Lavande” or “Lavender Woman”.
5/22/2015
Escapade by the Sea on the Var Coast

Escapade by the Sea on the Var Coast

Running along the Saint-Tropez peninsula, an ancient coastal path provides walkers with beautiful strolls between land and sea. Prized for the diversity of its landscapes, this track is surrounded by sublime landscapes in the heart of protected wilderness.
5/20/2015
Christine Rey, Le Bleuet’s New Lucky Star

Christine Rey, Le Bleuet’s New Lucky Star

In the little village of Banon, perched on a mountainside between the Lure and Ventoux, Christine Rey, with her husband’s support, have just relaunched the bookstore Le Bleuet, renowned for the wealth of its collections. A gamble for this bold woman from Avignon, determined to proudly fly the flag of this temple to books.
5/18/2015
Annelie Schubert’s Minimalism Rewarded at the Hyères Festival

Annelie Schubert’s Minimalism Rewarded at the Hyères Festival

On the occasion of the Var festival’s 30th edition, the fashion designer Annelie Schubert was awarded the coveted "Grand Prix First Vision." A distinction earned by her minimal silhouettes focusing on a reinterpreted apron.
5/14/2015
Men from Provence of their Times

Men from Provence of their Times

Often possessing a taste for boules and pastis, the Provençal male cannot, however, be reduced to these charming clichés. Winemaker, fashion designer, chef or sculptor, here are four unique personalities that reflect the many facets of this man from the South.
5/12/2015
The citron, The Perfectly Flawed Fruit

The citron, The Perfectly Flawed Fruit

Within the citrus family, the citron, or cédrat in French, is not everybody’s favorite. With its rough skin and marked sourness, this ancestor to the lemon nevertheless demonstrates remarkable aromatic, culinary and cosmetic properties.
5/8/2015
The Hôtel de Caumont Morphs into an Exceptional Museum

The Hôtel de Caumont Morphs into an Exceptional Museum

Located in the Mazarin district, in the heart of Aix-en-Provence, the Hôtel de Caumont reopened on May 6, 2015 after an 18-month overhaul. This eighteenth-century jewel turned art center is readying to write a new page in its history.
5/6/2015
Flaveur, A Gourmet Odyssey in the Heart of Nice

Flaveur, A Gourmet Odyssey in the Heart of Nice

Just steps from the Avenue Jean Medecin and the Massena Square, the Tourteaux brothers compose with subtlety Mediterranean dishes seasoned with an exotic touch. This fusion spirit is experienced through a unique culinary journey, with the South as unique landmark.
5/4/2015

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