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Gers Flower Market

Bastide de Fources

The village of Fourcès (32 Gers, Occitanie) is a delightful ….

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Burgundy History at Chateau Saint Fargeau

The Burgundy Chateau of Saint Fargeau (89 Yonne, BFC) is a proper medieval castle in ….

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Royal Saltworks

In 1982, the Royal Saltworks (Saline Royale) at Arc-et-Senans (25 Doubs, BCF) was included ….

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Sens Cathedral Iluminations

The town of Sens (89 Yonne, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte) has a remarkable heritage, including the gothic Cathédrale ….

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Vauban’s impressive legacy

Watching the Tour de France last week, I noticed that one stage finished in the ….

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Flower Market at Nerac

The town of Nérac (47 Lot-et-Garonne, Nouvelle Aquitaine) holds its annual Flower Market (marché ….

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Rhododendron Festival!

The village of Châteauneuf-sur-Loire (45 Loiret, Centre Val-de-Loire) lies just to the east of Orléans ….

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Normandy Garden Festival

A Plant fair at the Château de Crosville-sur-Douve (50 Manche, Normandie) – A Franco-British ‘Journées ….

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New Lascaux Cave replica to open

On 15 December 2016, French President François Hollande will open a new replica of the ….

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New Côtes-du-Rhône wine Festival at Avignon

A Côtes-du-Rhône wine Festival is held in Avignon on 15 November 2018: Millévin marking the ….

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Knife Festival at Nontron

In the Perigord there is a Knife Festival (Fete du Couteau) 3 – 4 August ….

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Theatre Festival – Bonaguil

At Bonaguil (47 Lot-et-Garonne, Nouvelle Aquitaine) 1-6 August 2019 there is a Theatre Festival (Festival ….

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Le Corbusier architecture

The Site Le Corbusier (Le Corbusier architecture) is an international site of Modern Architecture at ….

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Vienne Jazz Festival

The Vienne Jazz Festival takes place in Vienne (38 Isêre, ARA) 28 June – 13 ….

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New Bordeaux wine centre – La Cité du Vin

A new and dramatic venture is to open in Bordeaux (33 Gironde, ALPC) on 1 ….

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Medieval Festival Chateau Ganne, La Pommeraye

As part of the celebrations for the 950th Anniversary of the Battle of Hastings in ….

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Aquitaine Asparagus Festival

The Aquitaine Asparagus Festival takes place 27 – 28 April 2019 in the village of ….

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Verdun Memorial reopens

The Verdun Memorial (Mémorial de Verdun) reopens to the public on 21 February 2016 after ….

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Blies Mill, Sarreguemines

The Moulin de la Blies (Blies Mill) is a museum in Sarreguemines (57 Moselle, Lorraine) ….

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Brouage Fort – Charentes

The Fort of Brouage (La place forte de Brouage) was originally constructed by a local ….

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