Word of Mouth: Aix-en-Provence
English menus are available for those timid with French, and the staff is incredibly helpful. The brasserie is a quick walk to the plaza that houses the Hôtel de Ville as well as the tree-lined main thoroughfare, Cours Mirabeau—a street one must stroll.
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French Finance Minister Bruno le Maire attends a national tribute ceremony for late French politician Simone Veil, Holocaust survivor and pro-abortion campaigner, at the Hotel des Invalides in Paris, France, July 5, 2017. REUTERS/Michel Euler/Pool.
La Maison d'Ulysse
On the edge of the tiny village of Baron, at the crossroads of the Cevennes mountains, Provence and the Languedoc, La Maison d'Ulysse is a 15-minute drive from Uzes, a town which has the charm of Aix-en-Provence but fewer crowds. Nimes, with its ...
48 hours in Montpellier: A French city that is dynamic, fascinating and full of charm
Montpellier is a dynamic city, a mix of elegant buildings, beautiful squares and grand hotels. Often overlooked for the ... As a city famed for its resplendent buildings, it's no surprise that Montpellier has some of the most spectacular chateaus and ...
Francis Mallmann Opens First Restaurant in Europe
On the Château La Coste website, Mallmann describes the restaurant as embodying “the spirit of [his] South American fires,” but with a design inspired by the colors of artist Paul Cézanne's Aix-en-Provence studio. The menu ... In 2015, Mallmann opened ...
The Straits Times
Rest and relax in Provence
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Favourite destination: Mont Ventoux is in the Vaucluse department of the Provence region in southern France. It is where I have spent my ... Try its pine kernel croissants and get some sweets such as glace fruit (candied fruit), chocolates or rum and ...
Driving in France
I would be the first to advocate the spontaneity and versatility that a self-drive holiday can offer, however the realities and constraints that driving in France entails is one that should be considered prior to arranging a rental car. The country is ...
Renaissance Aix-en-Provence Hotel
The hotel sits on the edge of Aix's pedestrian “Cultural Forum”, a cluster of prestigious, 'starchitect'-designed performance spaces. So it's well placed for a night at the ballet, theatre or opera, and 10 minutes' walk from the Cours Mirabeau, shops ...
Rus in urbe sums up the Pigonnet, a peaceful 18th-century country house hotel in spectacular grounds that's also within walking distance of central Aix. Co-owner Christophe Lambert, the Franco-American film star of Highlander fame, adds a dash of show ...
Un jet de mégot accidentel serait à l'origine de l'incendie de Saint-Cannat. (Vues aériennes)
Une enquête est ouverte et confiée à la gendarmerie selon Rémy Avon, vice-procureur de la République du TGI, tribunal de grande instance d'Aix en Provence. Le magistrat a confié aussi qu'en l'état des investigations, l'hypothèse criminelle semble exclue.
VIDÉOS - Incendie de Saint-Cannat : 500 hectares brûlés et des habitations menacées
Alternative names for Aix-en-Provence, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France: