Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Shopping

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Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Shopping

  • Galeries Lafayette

    Nice Shopping

    The famous Galeries Fayayette but seems things are less expensive thant GL in Paris. You will find almost everything for gifts and your own use. women and men clothes. Gifts As much as you can afford but things are not too cheap but not too expensive, either.

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  • Flower Market

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    Tempting bundles of beautifully displayed flowers greeted us outside shops along the Coeurs Saleya--such vivid colors! We passed by on our way to the Promenade, stopping often to sniff in appreciation at all the delightful scents around us. It seemed that each small town or city we visited in France contained a flower shop or stand somewhere in...

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  • buy wines at Pertuis

    wines anywhere in France are good, the coop wines are cheaper but good from the soul of the winegrower, delicious stuff and inexpensive wines.Founded in 1922 and now 350 hectares of winegrowing area. A real great experience anytimes near a wine growing region, try the best of France.This is an upcoming region, of great production where the rosés...

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  • Maison des Vins - Bandol

    Go here if you find yourself trapped in an overrated resort town and want to be ignored by a condescending frenchman who is unwilling to describe the various wines in his store because "everyone has their own tastes so what is the point?". Even if you are the only customers in the store and speak more than passable French to the proprietor, who is...

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  • buys wines in Bandol

    you got the bus link from cubsur, I dont use public transport there as with family here is better the car to get there.as for wines of course Bandol is a nice AOC. November is autumn and the leaves begins to turn, the aura is very nice there, still great weather.These two houses are about 50 meters from each other and offer free tastings of all the...

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  • fabrics in Provence

    very nice fabrics all over there, actually can be purchase all over France, here are some local sites in addition to those posted already.http://www.marat-avignon.com/les olivades are very good but in French, in Aix-en-Provencewww.lesolivades.fr/La Maison Biehn 7 av. des Quatre Otages, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue Phone: Tel +33(0) 4-90-20-89-04 they also...

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  • Calissons d'Aix

    A Calisson is a traditional candy from Provence, absolutely delicious and very easy to find. There are three layers: the bottom layer is a tasteless thin sheet of rice paper (of endless fascination to children). Then you have a layer of soft, fine grained marzipan, and on top, you have a crunchy white shell. The Calissons are always almond shaped,...

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  • Provencal Products

    Santons are a locally made 'doll' in clay (terra cotta). Finding old ones would be interesting but forewarned - they can be expensive. New ones are still made by craftsmen. If you find a shop in a main town, the price will be higher. On the other hand, with only one week in the region it is unlikely you will stumble across the 'hidden' places that...

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  • Accomodation in Provence

    Check our website for more pictures http://www.provencelink.com or our online album at http://www.provencelink.shutterfly.com. Contact us by email at adeline@provencelink.com or by phone at +1 646 678 3604. Our villa Le Mas du Moulin de Murs is a villa in Provence located in the heart of Luberon Valley in the South of France. This villa is a...

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  • Fine French Linens

    This is a small shop at the corner of the main square in Roussillon (see Roussillon tip), where you can browse some of the prettiest linens in Provence. The owner speaks a little English, as does his wife and they will explain sizes, colors, manufacturing and washing restrictions on anything that might interest. They acccept all credit cards and...

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  • Lots of the Good Tourist Stuff

    Old Town Nice was my favorite place to shop. The prices were much better than the opulent stores in Cannes - great window shopping there though.The little town of Eze had beautiful paintings and handicrafts but on the expensive side - at least for me. My first purchase was usual charm for my travel bracelet, I found a really nice one for $12 USD...

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  • Provencal fabric

    Everywhere you go throughout this region you will come upon shops with brightly colored printed fabrics from Provence. The prices are reasonable considering what you will pay at your local store for the imported stuff. Provence has been known for its richly patterned fabric for years, and are a staple of the interior design business. Primarily...

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  • Swords of the Past

    Why not a sword as gift? :) In fetes medievals it is quite usual to find shops on the street about old swords re-built. Sometimes crafters are working there... prices are quite high but if you're interested in it, don't miss this kind of festival!

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  • Herbs de Provence

    Herbes de Provence is a mixture of several locally grown herbes from the Provence region. You can find it everywhere, but the best are at the weekly local markets that each village has. not very expensive

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  • Great local markets

    Provence has some of the best food markets. Each village has a market on a different day, just ask around to find out when. They will have the freshest foods, and wines from the area. Everything from meats, to cheeses, olives, herbes, wines, and more! It's a great way to spend an hour, and you can build a pretty tasty picnic. Olives, cheese, wine,...

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  • huiles d'olives (olive oil)

    Look for "huiles d'olives", and you'll find some great olive oil. It's all over Provence, and it's really tasty. Prices vary, but it's really inexpensive

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  • THE BEST WINE

    Provence has some of the best wine in the world. All you have to do is go into a local market, or even a Caveau de vin, and pick up a few bottles. Even the cheap wine is good. My favorite is Cote de Rhone, a really nice red. Prices vary from very cheap to very expensive, but even the cheap wines are usually pretty good.

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  • La Lavande

    . FRANÇAIS: Les champs de lavande offrent non seulement un merveilleux paysage et une délicate senteur, ils sont également une des principales ressources du Luberon. La production de lavande est la plus importante de toutes les plantes aromatiques. ENGLISH: Not only do the sweet-smelling rows of lavander offer unforgettable landscapes, they...

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  • La Liste des Marchés

    .- Apt: Samedi matin - Mardi matin de juin à octobre / Saturday morning - Tuesday morning from June till October.- Cadenet: Lundi / Monday. - Caumont et Robion: Jeudi matin / Thursday morning. - Cavaillon: Lundi matin / Monday morning.- Coustellet: Marché paysan le dimanche matin en saison / Farmers market on Sunday morning in the season. -...

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  • Buy a scarf for the Wind

    Get yourself a Scarf. When the Mistral blows across Provence, you will really need it. Eurodif in Aix has a lot of scarves for very reasonable prices, but my favourite that I bought was a blue and black one from Monoprix, nice and warm, really kept out the heavy gusts! See the picture for a glimpse. Celio also does good men's scarves. I got...

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