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Brittany Photo Festival and Yves Rocher

La Gacilly, (56 Morbihan, Bretagne) is synonymous with the late Yves Rocher who created and ….

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Provencal dreaming

Ideas for visiting Provence – wine, food, markets, eating, activities, art…. ….

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Exploring Burgundy

A personalised guide to the vineyards of Burgundy ….

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Chablis – Jean-Marc Brocard

Jean-Marc Brocard makes excellent Chablis wines in northern Burgundy. ….

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A wild hotel in la Ferté-Gaucher

French hotels can be good value for money, if sometimes a little idiosyncratic. ….

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Limoux – Blanquette, Cremant or plain?

The Limoux region sports 4 different wine appellations – 3 sparkling + 1 still ….

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Vacherin du Haut Doubs

Over at Spittoonextra.biz there are these great photos and article on this cheese ….

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How to build a Medieval Castle (Chateau)

In deepest Burgundy they are building a medieval Chateau using medieval techniques! ….

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Jazz under the apple trees!

Coutances holds its annual Jazz Sous les Pommiers festival 20-27 May 2006 ….

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Provence Piano Festival

A Provencal international Piano Festival (Festival International de Piano) is held every summer in the ….

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Sens Cathedral Iluminations

The town of Sens (89 Yonne, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte) hasa remarkable heritage, including the gothic Cathédrale Saint-Etienne, ….

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Pau’s Historic Grand Prix

The Pyrenean city of Pau (64 Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle Aquitaine) is home to 2 motor racing ….

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Flower Market at Nerac

The town of Nérac (47 Lot-et-Garonne, Nouvelle Aquitaine) holds its annual Flower Market (marché ….

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Open Doors in the Côtes de Bourg

Côtes de Bourg, one of the larger Bordeaux wine appellations holds its Open Doors Festival ….

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New Lascaux Cave replica to open

On 15 December 2016, French President François Hollande will open a new replica of the ….

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Knife Festival at Nontron

In the Perigord there is a Knife Festival (Fete du Couteau) 4-5 August 2018 at ….

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Theatre Festival – Bonaguil

At Bonaguil (47 Lot-et-Garonne, Nouvelle Aquitaine) 1-6 August 2018 there is a Theatre Festival (Festival ….

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Vienne Jazz Festival

The Vienne Jazz Festival takes place in Vienne (38 Isêre, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes) 28 June – 13 ….

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Mont de Marsan goes Brazilian

The town of Mont de Marsan (40 Landes, Nouvelle Aquitaine) holds a Brazilian Music ….

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2CV Festival, Forges-les-Eaux

24 July 2017 will see a 2CV Festival Fête de la 2CV in Forges-les-Eaux (76 ….

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