France Lifestyle Travel

Aix-en-Provence Market Guide

Aix-en-Provence was our base during lavender season and perusing the local markets was at the top of my list. On any given day there is a market open, featuring fresh fruit, vegetables, bread, cheese, flowers, crafts and other artisanal goods. A visual feast much like the markets in Paris, with a rainbow of fresh produce on offer. My favourite markets were the Luynes market and the flower marke ...

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Lavender Season in Provence

Provence is a flower lovers dream with numerous fields scattered across the region. Particularly in the early summertime during lavender season, when you are greeted with long symmetrical lines of purple, tall expanses of bright yellow, happy bees buzzing away and intoxicating floral scents. The surrounding landscapes are beautiful and there are heaps of interesting elements to incorporate into yo ...

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How to Spend A Day in Rouen

There are so many delightful Paris day trip options. With each place having its own unique vibe and ability to transport you to another time in history. From whimsical chateaus to artist's tranquil homes and gardens and many more. The best part is these fabulous places are a short train or car ride away and Rouen is certainly no exception. Discover the capital of the Normandy region, which is l ...

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