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2 new TGV high speed train lines

From 2 July 2017 the French Railway operator SNCF launches two upgraded new high speed ….

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Tour de France

The extraordinary professional cycle race the Tour de France and its accompanying circus and roadshow ….

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Loire Wine, Art, Music and Gastronomy Festival

At Aubigné sur Layon in Anjou (49 Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire) they hold a ….

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Fontevrault Abbey – hotel and history

The quite exceptional Fontevrault Abbey (49 Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire) is not just the ….

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Top attractions in France

EU citizens under the age of 26 get free entry into most of France’s national ….

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France Cycle Routes

France has always been keen on cycling – the annual Tour de France is probably ….

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Medieval French Gardens

There are a selection of “medieval” gardens in central France which could be worth a ….

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Loire boat festival

Every year Le Thoureil (49 Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire) holds an annual Loire boat ….

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Saumur Wine Festivities

The Loire town of Saumur (49 Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire) takes seriously celebrating the ….

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Anjou Velo Vintage

A vintage cycle festival, centred on Saumur (49 Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire) with 4 ….

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800km Loire Cycle Route

A mere 800km of cycling along the Loire Valley ….

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Saumur Wine Bar

The Bistrot de la Place in Saumur (49 Maine-et-Loire, Pays de Loire) has a good ….

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Vines, Loire wines and ramblings

If you are in the Loire Valley for the weekend of 1 – 2 September ….

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Visit Saumur – Le weekend …. in and around Saumur

Saumur (49 Maine et Loire, Pays de Loire)

Where to stay

Le Bellevue

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600th Anniversary of King René, Duke of Anjou

Throughout 2009 the Chateau d’Angers (49 Maine-et-Loire) in the heart of the Loire Valley, ….

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Loire Valley Wine route – free map and guide

There’s a new free map and guide available from InterLoire (the official wine body ….

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Roses at Doue la Fontaine

Doué-la-Fontaine (49 Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire), south of Angers, self-styles itself as “the Rose ….

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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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Domaine Leduc-Frouin, Anjou

We met with Madame Leduc early in our wine travels – and more by ….

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Anjou Wine Festival

The winemakers of Anjou and Saumur offer to brighten up February with a weekend wine ….

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