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Buzet – Making wine barrels

At Buzet-sur-Baise (47 Lot-et-Garonne, Nouvelle Aquitaine) there is an innovative co-operative wine cellar ….

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Visions of France – Lot Valley

Whilst our usual menu of practical information on visiting France is on hold ….

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Brantôme, Perigord Vert and the Moulin de l’Abbaye Hotel

A 4-star hotel near Perigueux (24 Dordogne, Nouvelle Aquitaine) Moulin de l’Abbaye (the Abbey ….

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Visions of France – Vines

France is famous for its wines ….

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Gaillac and its Festival of Lanterns

The town of Gaillac (81 Tarn, Occitanie) has a Festival of Lanterns as the ….

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Fourcès – Gers Flower Market

Bastide de Fources

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

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Castres Carnaval

The town of Castres  (81 Tarn, Occitanie) celebrates the end of Lent with a ….

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Entraygues-sur-Truyère – B&B

In a favourite corner of France in the upper reaches of the Lot Valley ….

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Pau’s Historic Grand Prix

The Pyrenean city of Pau (64 Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle Aquitaine) is home to 2 motor racing ….

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Nerac _ Flower Market, Buzet Wine and B&B

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

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New Lascaux Cave replica to open

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

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Theatre Festival – Bonaguil

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

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Montauban foodies Festival

24 July 2016 sees the Montauban Foodies Festival or Festival of Taste and Flavours (Fete ….

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Jurancon’s late wine festival

Jurancon _ Chateau Jolys

Late in the year Jurançon (64 Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Nouvelle Aquitaine), ….

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Pyrenees Cheese Festival

The village of Laruns (64 Pyrenées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle Aquitaine) in the Ossau Valley celebrates with ….

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Cahors and Malbec

Deep down in Southwest France Cahors (46 Lot, Occitanie) is the home to the Malbec ….

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Asparagus Festival

France is well-known for celebrating local food produce, and Fargues Sur Ourbise (47 Lot-et-Garonne, Nouvelle ….

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Conques and Marcillac wine

The attractive medieval villlage of Conques (12 Aveyron, Occitanie) is also the base for Marcillac ….

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New website for Chateau Grinou

Chateau Grinou’s Bergerac Vineyard has some great images on updated website ….

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Fronton Wine Festival

Wine Festival in Fronton near Toulouse where Rugby is almost as important as wine!? ….

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