As a special summer promotion Rail Europe is offering up to 80% off First Class train travel in France this summer – includes TGVs which is often the fastest between Paris and destinations in southern France including Nice, Marseille, Montpellier, Toulouse and Bordeaux. Book by 24 August 2012!
Take the train from Paris to Nice,
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Every year the town of Concèze (19 Corrèze, Limousin) north of Brive-la-Gaillarde celebrates the humble raspberry – 14 July 2013 Fete de la Framboise
Amongst other things you can see the world’s biggest rapberry tart (with at last 23,800 rapberries! (and a diameter of over 3m and weighing over 185kg!)
Naturally you’ll have a
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The département of Corrèze (19 Limousin) is home to 5 of the most beautiful villages in France.
In the Corrèze, enjoy a five-star visit to our officially recognised “Most Beautiful Villages of France” (Les Plus Beaux Villages de France), where you’ll be amazed by their stunning beauty! Villages awarded a five-star rating are
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Saturday 18 May 2013 is the date for the 2012 Nuit Européenne des Musées
Although a Europe-wide event, France plays a major role with more than 1300 Museums/ Galleries open to the public for the night (hours vary between 19h00 and midnight) including:
Vauban’s Citadelle in Besancon (25Doubs, Franche-Comté)
Maritime Museum in la Rochelle (17
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Christmas market (Marché de Noël) in Place de la Republique, Limoges (87 Haut-Vienne, Limousin) 16 -24 December 2011
Limoges is one of the 153 cities and regions to have obtained the label “Ville d’art et d’histoire” (City of Art and History) for the quality of its heritage, rich with its diversity coming from more
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Throughout the EU the countries of the Council of Europe hold annual open days to 17/18 September 2011
The weekend provides endless opportunities to discover and explore a wealth of France’s cultural and sometimes industrial treasures – history, archictecture, arts and crafts, museums and galleries – wherever you are that weekend look out for the
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A new airport is due to open in June 2010 serving Brive-la-Gaillarde/Souillac. Just 12 miles from Souillac and the upper Dordogne
Situated between Cressenac and Nespouls south of Brive(Correze) and just to the west of the A20 (l’Occitaine) Autoroute between Paris and Toulouse, this promises to be a popular destination – it is a beautiful
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At Bellegarde-en-Marche (23 Creuse Limousin), the locals are so keen on goat that a Confrerie (or brotherhood) of Goat Meat Eaters (la confrérie des mangeurs de chèvres) has been established to celebrate the local delicacy. However it is thought that the tradition goes back more to the use of sharpened goat horn to fight off
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Ryanair is introducing new flights to France next summer (2010) from Leeds/Bradford to Limoges, Montpellier, Nantes and Carcassonne! There are already flights from Yorkshire Avignon, Bergerac,Chambery, La Rochelle, Nice, Paris and Toulouse.
This comes at the same time as Ryanair has also announced the cancelling of many flights from Stansted over this winter.
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Each July the French get very excited about 180 or more professional cyclists who cover 3,500km over three weeks racing around France, including staggering climbs in the Alps and Pyrenees.
Tour de France 2009
With lots of razzamataz, commercial sponsorship, scandal and sporting achievement, it is a spectacle well worth seeing – especially as
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