Tag Archives: South of France

New friends

We’re usually content with our own company when travelling, but were happy to spend a few fun-filled days with French friends recently, who we got to know through my fellow-Francophile sister in Australia (a rather crazy story of my brother-in-law pouncing on them … Continue reading

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The long way home

The last day of our trip down south was very, very long, driving around 900km, but we saw some amazing sights. We took a last look around San Remo and just loved the port area. If we hadn’t been leaving we … Continue reading

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Meandering along the Mediterranean coast

After our week in Hyères, we headed up the coast to take in the whole of the French Riviera – absolutely beautiful views. Stopped at Cannes for a picnic in a shady spot by the marina… …and wandering along the palm lined main … Continue reading

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A day in St Tropez

On the way to St Tropez from Hyères (only about 50km east), we stopped at Le Lavandou beach for a picnic of tapenade and baguette that we bought on the way up at a market we spotted. Even if we don’t buy anything, we just love … Continue reading

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Day tripping

Last week (how can it seem so long ago already?) we spent a day heading west from Hyères up to Marseille. Someone told us “stay away from Marseille” (the 2nd largest city in France) but we loved it – though driving down … Continue reading

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Down south

Since coming back from our trip down south it’s been a little bit hard to get motivated again and get back into our renovations, but better to have a few days to recover – especially from our last very long … Continue reading

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We’re back!

What a wonderful time we had in the south of France for the last week… and ended it by going the long way home via Italy! Here’s a few pics from just the first day for now while I sort through the rest … Continue reading

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