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Chateau de Pailly Langres Haute-Marne

Written by on September 21, 2017 in Champagne-Ardenne, Museums and Châteaux
Chateau de Pailly Langres Haute-Marne

Langres in the Haute-Marne region of Champagne is a sleepy sort of a town where people are friendly and say hello to strangers. It wasn’t always so. The original Chateau de Pailly which was built in the 11th century was destroyed by the people of Langres. They acted in retaliation for the Burgundian owner’s support […]

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Head to Morzine France to learn French and ski!

Written by on September 20, 2017 in Learn French, Rhône Alpes, Ski
Head to Morzine France to learn French and ski!

A week in Morzine – it’s not all about the snow The Portes du Soleil area is one of the largest ski areas in the world. It includes 13 resorts (both Swiss and French) and roughly 650 km of marked ski and snowboard runs. There are 14 valleys and nearly all of the runs are […]

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Fete de la Gastronomie Montreuil-sur-Mer September 2017

Written by on September 19, 2017 in Events, Gastronomy, Nord-Pas de Calais
Fete de la Gastronomie Montreuil-sur-Mer September 2017

From 22-24 September 2017, France celebrates the annual ‘Fete National de la Gastronomie’. It’s a nationwide annual festival of French cuisine, now in its seventh year. The idea was born when the gastronomy of France became UNESCO listed under the banner of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Fete de la Gastronomie France All over France, […]

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The Good Life France Magazine Autumn 2017

Written by on September 18, 2017 in Magazine
The Good Life France Magazine Autumn 2017

I’m thrilled to share with you the Autumn issue of The Good Life France Magazine. It’s completely free to read online, free to download a PDF and free to subscribe to – and it always will be. The Good Life France Magazine Autumn issue Click here for: The Good Life France Magazine Autumn 2017 This […]

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Unique Gypsy Jazz tour in the south of France

Written by on September 18, 2017 in Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
Unique Gypsy Jazz tour in the south of France

To many, the sound of gypsy jazz, or Jazz manouche in French, is the quintessential sound of France. Upbeat, uplifting, joyful and oh so French. When you hear the lilting music, it instantly conjures up an image in your mind of a 2cv clattering down an empty road, chickens at the window, sunflowers in the […]

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Discover authentic Provence with this unique gourmet cultural tour

Discover authentic Provence with this unique gourmet cultural tour

A trip to Provence is often the trip of a lifetime. It’s a very special place and when you visit, you want to have a very special time and to create unique experiences and memories that you’ll cherish for ever. Martine Bertin-Peterson at Gout et Voyage puts it this way “if you want to experience […]

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Reasons to love France No. 6 | Culture

Written by on September 8, 2017 in Guest Blogs
Reasons to love France No. 6 | Culture

Author Antony Mason shares his reasons to love France and though there are many, the culture, Paris and Ile de Re have a special place in his heart… Where was your first visit to France? Paris, or Maisons-Lafitte to be more precise. I was born in the UK but christened in the Anglican Church of […]

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Five fun family activities in Avignon

Written by on September 8, 2017 in Provence-Alpes
Five fun family activities in Avignon

Avignon has plenty to offer everyone whatever their age. From the Palais to the Papes to the famous Pont d’Avignon there are grand monuments and small in this lovely ancient city. If you’re looking for family activities for you and the kids, Avignon doesn’t disappoint. Little train tour of Avignon Visit Avignon in a fun […]

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Join a Unique, luxury tour through Burgundy and Provence

Written by on September 8, 2017 in Burgundy, Provence-Alpes, Tours in France
Join a Unique, luxury tour through Burgundy and Provence

  Join a once in a lifetime experience. Exclusive, luxurious with the best French wines, gourmet food and Michelin star restaurants in enchanting Burgundy and Provence. This is a 6 star trip for those who really want to experience the luxury lifestyle. Don’t expect a regular cruise with half a day at a port here […]

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Atelier d’Ofard wallpaper makers extraordinaire in Tours

Written by on September 3, 2017 in Art and Artists, Centre, Tours in France
Atelier d’Ofard wallpaper makers extraordinaire in Tours

In days long gone, wallpaper was made by hand. It was time consuming and specialist and these days wallpaper is made by machines. But, there are still two companies left in France where the 17th century hand and wood block form of printing is still used as it has been for hundreds of years. Atelier […]

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