2 new TGV high speed train lines

From 2 July 2017 the French Railway operator SNCF launches two upgraded new high speed TGV lines to the West and Southwest of France, which significantly reduce travel times: TGV…

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Tour de France

The extraordinary professional cycle race the Tour de France and its accompanying circus and roadshow hit the roads of France in July 6 - 28 July 2019 This year the…

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Jurancon’s late wine festival

Late in the year Jurançon (64 Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Nouvelle Aquitaine), the white wine appellation in the foothills of the Pyrenées celebrates with an Open Cellar Doors (Portes Ouvertes) Sunday 8 December 2019…

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France Cycle Routes

France has always been keen on cycling - the annual Tour de France is probably the biggest cycle race in the world, covering over 3000km in 3 weeks each July,…

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Autoroute de Gascogne A65 opens

A new link in the French Autoroute system has been completed (December 2010) with the A65 Langon - Pau road now linking Bordeaux with the Pyrenees. The new route starts…

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New high-speed train lines planned for SW France.

The French Government has announced plans to extend the high speed train network beyond Bordeaux to connect to Agen, Toulouse and  another line to Bayonne, Biarritz and the Spanish Border.…

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