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If you have a love of all things French then you will definitely want to put Lyon on your list of places to visit. The City offers a pastiche of experiences including history – both political and textile – fabulous food, architectural delights, and a vibrant bar scene. Updated June 2020 …

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The South of France; do you immediately think of Provence? It is the quintessential French destination, but we also greatly enjoyed our time in and around Narbonne, Carcassonne, and Annecy. We travelled to the South by car, leaving the Bordeaux Region in South West France and journeyed via Toulouse to …

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The delights of South West France include The Loire Valley, La Rochelle and Bordeaux. Join us on a petite excursion to some of our favourite places in France. We have visited parts of South West France on two occasions; once as a side trip from Paris and on the second …

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Much as we have enjoyed our visits to Paris, we have also had a great deal of pleasure visiting regional France. We have spent time in Northern France on two separate trips and these are our recommendations for some places you might like to visit. Champagne Region, Northern France Our …

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Paris, a name to conjure with. What does it conjure up for you? For me definitely champagne, fromage, baguette and patisserie. But of course Paris is so much more than that. My fourth visit to Paris For my fourth visit to Paris (and my third with Rowan) we combined some …

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…. is not enough. But a week we had and we made the most of it. We stayed in an apartment in the 11th arrondisement.  This area is away from the main tourist areas and for us, was perfect. The location meant we could do some shopping and cooking for ourselves …

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