Visions of France, Siran

Man in shade, Siran It is always worth seeking out somewhere to shelter from the afternoon sun in southern villages - here in Siran (34 Hérault, Occitanie), a quiet little…

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The Top places to visit in France

French TV Channel France 2 has published a list of the Top places to visit in France as voted by the French! (see map at bottom of page) Arras - …

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Witches Festival

Away from all the commercial hype of Halloween, the Catalan village of Tressere (66 Pyrenees Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon) celebrates its Witches Festival (Festa de les Bruixes) 28 October 2016: During the…

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French Wine and Abbeys

There has long been a connection between monastic orders and alcohol - just think of Chatreuse (made by Carthusian Monks, popular since the 1740s. It is composed of distilled alcohol…

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Le Grand Tasting in Paris

Le Grand Tasting takes place on 29 - 30 November 2019 in the heart of Paris. Subtitled "Le Festival des Grands Vins" (The Festival of Fine Wines) this is an opportunity…

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