Provence Travel Tips
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Weather in Provence:
The weather in Provence is characteristically clear and dry with 300 days of sunshine per year and very little rain. Summers are hot and dry; spring and fall warm and dry with the best weather between mid-April and mid- October. The famed Mistral winds from the North can come at any time of the year and are usually a pleasant part of the Provence ambiance.
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Aix en Provence and surroundings :
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France electric outlets are on 220 volts. Bring a converter/adapter (available at Radio Shack type of stores) if you plan on using your own personal electrical appliance.
Almost all restaurants include tax and a 15% service charge (service compris) in their prices. If you are particularly pleased with the service it is customary to leave a little extra change for the waiter.