Lifestyle in Provence

#Petanque #Provencale #Lyonnaise #JeuDeBoule

Playing ‘Petanque’

Petanque in Provence

Petanque rules

The Best Petanque Bowl!

Marcel Pagnol : A true Provencal

Quiz about Marcel Pagnol, movie director (in French) – Marcel Pagnol Quiz TV5 (French)

Hitch a ride for the time of your life in perfect Provence
Sunday Mirror, Apr 2, 2006 by CHRIS DREW Review from a

Englishman in Provence.

Unusual Provence Tour (French)

Provence ‘Joute’

Sanary-sur-mer: Land for Refugees

Residences of German and Austrian intellectuals exiled in Sanary-sur-mer (1933-1945)

View German and Austrian intellectuals in Sanary-sur-mer in a larger map

South of France Insolite : Elephants in Sanary Bay

Sanary Bay… 1967

A summer afternoon in Sanary bay in the 60’s: elephants from the  visiting circus cooling down.

#PlageBonnegrace #BaiedeSanary #SouthofFrance

Elephants from circus relaxing in the sea
Elephants from circus relaxing in the sea – Source: National geographic, June  1967 – French Riviera: Storied Playground on the Azure Coast


EXPO in Toulon : The French navy in the Provence landing

On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the landing in Provence, the History Department of Defense offers a major exhibition entitled ” the French navy in the landing in Provence ” from  August 18th to December 19 2014.

This exhibit will show archives ( including photos and maps ) , weapons and uniforms to explain the role of the French Navy in the preparation and execution of the landing in Provence .

WHERE : Service historique de la Défense, dans la Corderie royale, -Bibliothèque et service d’archives- passage de la Corderie (accross Place d’Armes), Toulon.

FREE : Free for all .

Possibility of guided tours by appointment. For more information call or