Midi-Pyrénées

Take a tour of gastronomic Gascony and discover foodie paradise

Written by on February 13, 2018 in Midi-Pyrénées, Tours in France
Take a tour of gastronomic Gascony and discover foodie paradise

The Gers, the heartland of Gascony is wonderfully unspoilt. With its stunning countryside and picturesque ancient villages, it’s already an irresistible part of France. But, add to this that it’s a foodie paradise and you’ll know why Gascony is at the top of the bucket list for those who want to experience deliciously authentic France. […]

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Guide to spending a weekend in Toulouse

Written by on January 16, 2018 in Midi-Pyrénées
Guide to spending a weekend in Toulouse

Toulouse may not immediately come to mind as a destination for a short break, but this exciting, vibrant and historic city is less than a 90-minute flight from the UK and is well served from all over France by the rail network. The vibrant city of Toulouse Toulouse is the fourth largest city in France, […]

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The perfect Wine and Armagnac tour of Gascony

The perfect Wine and Armagnac tour of Gascony

Unleash your spirit of adventure on a guided, custom tour of Gascony where you’ll taste the wonderful wines and famous Armagnac of this sunny southwest region of France. Wine and Armagnac Enthusiasts Adventure Join a two-day tour to taste the spirit of Gascony tucked away in the southwest corner of France. This is a land […]

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Antiquing Tour of Gascony

Written by on January 1, 2018 in Midi-Pyrénées, Tours in France
Antiquing Tour of Gascony

Antiquing in France is a cultural experience and in Gascony in the southwest of France there are numerous opportunities for finding that special souvenir you’ll love forever. Antiquing in Gascony Brocante, vide-greniers, and marchés aux puces, also known as flea markets, gather crowds of devotees and onlookers in search of a bargain, a rare item, […]

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Brilliant photography course weekends in Gascony France

Written by on December 13, 2017 in Midi-Pyrénées, Tours in France
Brilliant photography course weekends in Gascony France

Capture beautiful images and discover spectacular photographic opportunities during a small, highly personalized, two full-day session in gorgeous Gascony. Gascony is a photographer’s dream Blessed with extraordinary natural beauty, peppered with picturesque villages, Gascony is an outstanding place to join a photography course. It’s a region of hilltop villages and bucolic countryside. It is the […]

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Guided Tours of Gascony a land of fabulous fortified villages

Written by on October 9, 2017 in Midi-Pyrénées
Guided Tours of Gascony a land of fabulous fortified villages

Gascony is a land of gently rolling hills, a bucolic place where the sun shines most of the time, lighting up the walls of chateaux and mellow stone buildings in picturesque villages. The heart of Gascony is the department of the Gers, where for centuries the landscape has charmed all who visit. The Fortified villages […]

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Estaing Aveyron one of the most beautiful villages in France

Written by on October 4, 2017 in Midi-Pyrénées, Tours in France
Estaing Aveyron one of the most beautiful villages in France

Estaing in Aveyron, lies at the foot of the Aubrac Mountains, at the mouth of the river that runs through the gorges of Lot. A picture-postcard village that is classified as one of the “most beautiful villages of France”, it’s about 25km from Rodez. What to see in the captivating village of Estaing Averyon Estaing […]

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Loubressac in the the Lot Dordogne

Written by on August 16, 2017 in Midi-Pyrénées
Loubressac in the the Lot Dordogne

Feel free to challenge me, but there is no more delicious goat’s cheese than Rocamadour Fermier, made at the Ferme Cazal in Loubressac, and served with warm honey. Have lunch in the Restaurant Lou Cantou in Loubressac, with a view reaching out across the stunning Causse de Gramat, and finish your meal with the cheese; […]

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The beautiful village of Autoire in the Dordogne

Written by on August 16, 2017 in Midi-Pyrénées
The beautiful village of Autoire in the Dordogne

Autoire in the Lot Department has gathered its heritage of pigeon lofts, brown tiled roofs and country manor houses in the hollow of a cirque on the limestone plateau between Figeac and Gramat over centuries; yet it remains small enough not even to register on some tourist maps. The village takes its name from the […]

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The Causse de Gramat Quercy France

Written by on August 14, 2017 in Midi-Pyrénées
The Causse de Gramat Quercy France

The Causse de Gramat is the northernmost of the causses of Quercy, a group of vibrant, shimmering limestone plateaus between the Lot and the Dordogne. Quercy was one of the provinces of pre-Napoleonic France and has a history of repeated invasion from Roman times. By the 10th century, it was ruled by the counts of […]

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