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The Provence climate – when to go

April 25, 2012 by  
Filed under Provence

Good weather is an essential ingredient of any holiday. Extreme heat can make sightseeing unbearable, while frigid temperatures can make getting around unpleasant. Unless you are taking a winter sports holiday, it is usually preferable to pack summer clothes and sun block, rather than snow boots and gloves. If you intend spending some time in […]

The historical treasures of Avignon

March 18, 2012 by  
Filed under Provence

Avignon is the ideal destination for those on holiday in Provence who enjoy their history.  The city has played a crucial role in the history, not just of France, but the whole of Europe too, and many of the important historical buildings are still open to the public today. The Palais des Papes was the […]