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bastide

(bæsˈtiːd)
n
a large manor house in the south of Francea small fortified town built in the south of France in the medieval period
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Contract award notice: Extension of the limoges district heating network on the la bastide and la brgre districts
A good example of such a home is this 18th century stone bastide with six bedrooms overlooking the coast, and around the corner from Chateau Diter.
Frederic Fekkai and his wife Shirin von Wulffen created Bastide, a beauty and lifestyle collection of hand and body formulas, candles and fine fragrances, inspired by the wellness philosophy of Provence and founded on a commitment to clean, toxin-free living.
This volume describes the Lamerenx and Mouscardy families over three generations, after they emigrated from the Pyrenean town of La Bastide Clairence (beginning with Marc-Antoine Lamerenx and Jean Mouscardy) and established coffee plantations in Saint-Domingue in the 18th century, focusing on their pursuit of economic opportunity in the chaotic circumstances of revolution.
It boasts dozens of bastide towns: walled, hilltop villages which sprang up in the 13thC in a turbulent period in France.
In his time there, Baldwin became a beloved neighbor and friend to the locals of the village and hosted many guests from around the world in his grand bastide.
For a lovely spot of R&R, you can't get more restful than La Bastide de Marie, which lies on the outskirts of Menerbes.
The stunning view at La Bastide |de Marie in Menerbes, above, and the beautiful Cathedrale de la Major in Marseille, right
Menu includes Pizzetta With Caramelized Onions, Achovies and Olives (Jean-Pierre Gaussen Bandol Ros 2012); Heirloom Melon With Dry-Cured Ham, Field Greens and Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (La Bastide Blanche Bandol Blanc 2011 or Chateau Barbanau Cassis Blanc 2012); Seafood Stew la Marseilles (Domaine le Galantin Bandol Rouge 2011) or Leg of Lamb With Braised Eggplant, Zucchini, Tomato and Basil (Jean-Pierre Gaussen Vin de Pays Mont Caune 2010); Artisanal Goat, Sheep and Cow's Milk cheese With Mesclun Greens Salad; and Rustic Fig Tart With Lavender Honey Ice Cream.
Bastide and Bordeaux Botanical Gardens are the city's important natural areas.
5 July 2013 - Belgium healthcare products and services provider Arseus NV (EBR:RCUS) said it had disposed of Dorge Medic to French medical tools and services firm Bastide Le Confort Medical SA (EPA:BLC).
DISCOVER the relaxing beauty of Provence at Alain Ducasse's charming 12-room country inn, La Bastide de Moustiers, which he discovered amidst lavender and olive trees and made his home for many years before opening it to others.