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France to lose overnight sleeper train services

According to the Guardian (10 May 2016) there will no longer be the romantic (but ….

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The Top places to visit in France

French TV Channel France 2 has published a list of the Top places to visit ….

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New museum – Rodez, Aveyron

The département of the Aveyron is better known for its wonderful scenery and dramatic valleys ….

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Conques and Marcillac wine

The attractive medieval villlage of Conques (12 Aveyron, Occitanie) is also the base for Marcillac ….

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Jamie Oliver in Southwest France

Channel4 TV is running a series by chef Jamie Oliver called “Jamie Does….”. On 12 ….

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Easter in France

Rain Heron of Sweet French Cottages near Entraygues-sur-Truyere (12 Aveyron, Midi-Pyrenees) shares her thoughts about ….

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Christmas in the Aveyron?

As northern Europe settles into an unwelcome late autumn/early winter, memories of a balmy French ….

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Le weekend in….the Segala (Aveyron/Tarn)

Our occasional series of articles using local knowledge to help you get the best out ….

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Sweet French Seasons — Notes from the Lot Valley

One of our favourite discoveries has been the Upper Lot Valley, where Americans Rain Heron ….

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Summer in the Aveyron??

Now here’s an opportunity to spend several months in one of the most beautiful ….

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Some of the best Railway Journeys in France

The Independent (2 Aug 08) has another of its “50 Best…” series, this time ….

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A delightful hidden corner of France

The trouble with writing about “hidden” corners of France, is that you run ….

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Bridging the Seine and the Lot

France has big rivers and great bridges – the spectacular Viaduc de Millau on the ….

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Travels through the Lot Valley

Regular readers will be aware the the Lot Valley in the South West of ….

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Millau Viaduc – another view

Millau bridge

The beautiful and elegant Viaduc de Millau designed by Norman Foster ….

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Flying UK to France

The number of budget airline routes to France from the UK is continuing to grow, ….

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Norman Foster’s Viaduc de Millau

Channel 5 (23 Jan 05) has a programme on Norman Foster’s Viaduc de Millau ….

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