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The Thirteen Desserts
Celebrating Christmas in Provence with the Thirteen Desserts...

The Thirteen Desserts

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Villages of Provence
Lifestyle

Villages of Provence

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Christmas in Provence and 'Santon' Figurines
Tradition

Christmas in Provence and 'Santon' Figurines

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The Three Kings Cake
Tradition

The Three Kings Cake

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La Provence

La Provence

Provence is more than a simple destination, it's a whole way of life!

Calissons

Calissons

Aix-en-Provence prides in concocting 'Calisson' candies made with a thin candied melon paste and ground almonds topped with royal icing. Yummy

La Poutargue

La Poutargue

'Boutargue', an amber-coloured jewel fished on the shores of Martigues...

The Sun

The Sun

Sunshine, one of the fundamentals of life in the South…

Lights, Camera, Action! Provence and the Movies

Lights, Camera, Action! Provence and the Movies

The history of cinema in Provence dates back many years. And similarly to the region's artistic hall of fame, it was inspired by light...

The Marseille Thriller Novel

The Marseille Thriller Novel

It was born in the mid-Nineties but originates from the city's infamous reputation since the early 20th century.

The Marseille Thriller Novel – Crime School (PART2)

The Marseille Thriller Novel – Crime School (PART2)

Drawing its inspiration from the city's sulphurous reputation since the early 20th century, this literary movement is a spinoff from the 'Roman Noir' crime novel

The cicada

The cicada

The sun's rays are warming you through the pine trees, but you will not know if the summer is here until you hear THE CICADAS!

The pizza

The pizza

When a tourist comes to Marseille, one of the first things they have to eat is the local speciality: Pizza!

The herbs de Provence

The herbs de Provence

'Herbes de Provence', the perfume of our sun-baked hills...

La pétanque

La pétanque

This sport (yes, Pétanque is a sport, but we'll talk about that later) is an intrinsic part of life in Marseille and has been from generation to generation!