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It’s the month that many chefs and hoteliers elect to go on their own vacations after a summer of hard work. Winter hasn’t been the fashionable season since the 1930s. In the early days of tourism, when Queen Victoria came to visit, all the fashionable people showed up in winter, deserting the Côte by April. Today it’s just the reverse. However, winter on the Riviera is being rediscovered, and many visitors (particularly retired people or those with leisure time) elect to visit then. If you don’t mind the absence of sunbathing and beach life, this could be a good time to show up.
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THE BEST OF PROVENCE & THE RIVIERA meter and can be shaped into everything from clothing to tableware. See “Avignon” in chapter 4. • Les Olivades Factory Store (StEtienne-du-Grès, Provence; & 0490-49-19-19): About 12km (71⁄ 2 miles) north of Arles on the road leading to Tarascon, this store features the region’s most fully stocked showroom of art objects and fabrics inspired by the traditions of Provence. You’ll find fabrics, dresses, shirts for men and women, table linen, and fabric by the yard.