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Tour de France

The extraordinary professional cycle race the Tour de France and its accompanying circus and roadshow hit the roads of France in July 2-24 July 2016

This year the tour starts at the Mont St Michel in Normandy (50 Manche) and ends on the Champs-Elysees in Paris on Sunday 24 July 2016 via The Loire Valley,

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Of Cheese and Castles

At 1100 m high in the centre of the Mountains of the Jura, the Fort Saint Antoine at Saint Antoine (25 Doubs, Franche-Comté) has been converted to a peaceful and different purpose! Erected after the French-Prussian war in 1870 to protect the eastern borders, it today houses a treasure of 100 000 wheels of Comté

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