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Chablis Wine Festival

The pretty village of Chablis (89 Yonne, BFC) celebrates its iconic wine with a Wine ….

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Raymond Blanc Besancon

Frenchman Raymond Blanc (by now an almost Englishman) write in the Guardian (14 March 2015) ….

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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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Saumur Wine Bar

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

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Fete de la Gastronomie

La Fête de la Gastronomie 21 – 23 September 2018 (Festival of Gastronomy) is a ….

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Le weekend in Strasbourg – Christmas Market

Strasbourg (67 Bas-Rhin, Alsace) is a major European city – on France’s eastern border with ….

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Le weekend in…. Lille

With such easy access from the UK by road or Eurostar Lille (59 Nord, Hauts ….

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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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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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Cheaper eating in France

From 1 July 2009 the French Government has lowered VAT (or TVA in France) on ….

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Fontaine de Mars Brasserie in Paris

A favourite treat for our visits to Paris has for many years been the Fontaine ….

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Le weekend in…. Eastern Burgundy

 

B&B Burgundy at Sens-sur-Seille

Part of our series highlighting destinations in France ….

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Food and Drink in the Lot

I am a great fan of the Lot département (46 Midi-Pyrenees), initially from wine-hunting around ….

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A summer in Gascony by Martin Calder

Duck, Goose, Foie Gras, Cassoulet, Madiran, Armagnac and all the other good rich produce of ….

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Podcast guide to Nice

The Independent’s Simon Calder narrates an interesting and informative Podcast which you can download ….

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Where to eat Cassoulet in the UK

For those of us missing the essence of deepest France, the answer may be to ….

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Michelin star for British Restaurant in Paris!

In the heart of Paris’ Left Bank, a British-owned and run Restaurant is one of ….

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Masterchef goes to France

BBC2’s final of MasterChef 2008 (Thursday 28 Feb 2008) takes the finalists to work in ….

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Shopping, eating and staying in Lille

You may just have missed the annual Lille Wine Fair but Lille‘s colourful Christmas Market ….

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French Duck or English Duck?

Mark Hix in the Independent (28 Oct 07) claims that UK producers are now producing ….

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