Posts Tagged ‘Fishing’

Toulon like Bovril

Some love it, others hate it! Toulon has not had the best publicity machine – up until a few years ago the Wikipedia entry described it as the second major port for the French navy after Brest and that it was badly bombed by the Allies in the Second World War.  Not encouraging most would […]

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Things to do in Hyeres for free!

A look at another corner of the Provence Cote d’Azur Spring has properly broken in the south and the temperature has already risen to a sunny 18-19 degrees albeit with a bit of a westerly wind.  Nevertheless people have decided to benefit with early holidays and Hyeres is an attractive destination.  So what can you […]

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Marseille – the Comeback kid!

European Capital of Culture 2013 – Marseille Provence In the light of the upcoming Presidential election and with multi-cultural issues highly visible following the shootings in Toulouse & Montauban, the BBC printed an online article highlighting a French city that welcomes its own diversity – Marseille  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-radio-and-tv-17432571 In France’s oldest city and one of the […]

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Bandol

Bandol is situated at junction 12 of the A50 motorway between Toulon (10 miles east) and Marseille (32 miles west).  The nearest airports are at Toulon-Hyeres 35 minutes to the south-east and Marseille Marignane around an hour to the north-west.  The TGV is available at Toulon and Marseille. Bandol is a coastal village that lives […]

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And you thought St Tropez was just a place for partying and relaxing …..

St Tropez gets seriously competitive! Once again we visit  Les Voiles de Saint Tropez regatta 24 September to 2 October, the famous little port will welcome nearly 300 sailing boats , from traditional sailing yachts and classics to the modern class of Wallys and the like.  Many people pile into town for the festivities and of […]

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Fishing in Provence

Ever fancied combining your love of fishing with a property in the heart of Provence? This property is set out as a main house and a second house split into 2 apartments making it ideal as chambres d’hotes or gites.  It is set in beautiful grounds of around 2 acres with a few vines, fig & olive trees […]

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