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The Official Guide

Most Beautiful Villages in France book

Towns with Free Bus Transport in France

The French news channel France 24 has published a list of towns in France which ….

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Pont Valentre

The iconic medieval Cahors bridge Pont Valentré in the evening twilight on the approach to ….

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Getting a breath of French air from my armchair!

Two websites in particular help me to recpature that sense of being in France ….

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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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New airport to serve Creuse, Correze, Haut-Vienne and Dordogne

A new airport is due to open in June 2010 serving Brive-la-Gaillarde/Souillac. Just 12 miles ….

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Brewing Beer for the French

We have long been fans of the Domaine de Merchien. at Belfort du Quercy (46 ….

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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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Cahors Wine Festival at Albas

The tiny village of Albas (46 Lot, Midi-Pyrenees) in the Lot Valley west of Cahors ….

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Exploring the White Quercy in South West France

Amanda Lawrence’s new bookWhite Stone, Black Wine: focuses on part of deepest South West France, ….

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Lalbenque’s Truffle Market

If you are a fan of the pungent Truffle then Lalbenque (46 Lot, Midi-Pyrenees) south ….

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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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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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Making Malbec wine in Paris!

The Montmartre vineyard in the heart of Paris is well-known, but the BK Wine Blog ….

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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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Lot Valley Wine Festival

Cahors with its Malbec (or Cot or Auxerrois) based wines remainone of my personal favourites ….

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Cahors Blues – Summer Music in the Dordogne and Lot

14 – 18 July 2018 you can indulge in a feast of summer music with ….

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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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Heritage and Windmill Days in France

Throughout France over a weekend in late Spring(18 – 19 May 2019) there will be ….

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British Winemakers turned French Vignerons

Simon Hawkins at Domaine du Fontenay

Jancis Robinson in the Financial Times (12 May ….

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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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