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Birds of Provence

20 photos of Provence birds, from the Alps to the Camargue.

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Cloisters 1

17 photos of cloisters in Provence including in Arles, the Abbeys of Fontfroid, Lagrasse, Caunes-Minervois, Saint Hilaire and Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert

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Cloisters 2

16 photos of cloisters in Provence including the "Three Sisters" Abbeys of Senanque, Silvacane and Thoronet, as well as a cathedral in Vaison-la-Romaine, the Archbishops Palace in Narbonne, the Royal Convent in St Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume, and the Monastery of St-Paul-de-Mausole where Van Gogh once resided.

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Fortified Villages

14 photos of walled and defensive towns and villages of Provence

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Lavender Provence

15 photos of lavender fields in Provence, including the famous Valensole Plateau

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Santons Photo Galleries

A dozen photo galleries of French Provencal santons and santon-creches, from towns and villages across Provence, including:
Santons Arles (2013, 2015)
Avignon Palais du Roure Creche
Grignan Santons Village Miniature (world's largest)
Lucéram Village Creches Photo Gallery, and so on ...

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Seaside Villages

14 photos of Mediterranean towns and villages, from Marseille to Monaco

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Village Cats Provence

The cats we find (or who find us) while exploring the villages in Provence.
Village Cats Provence
Village Cats Provence 2
Aramon Village Cats