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La Brenne - Land of a thousand lakes

La Brenne - Land of a thousand lakes

Chris Luck discovers the history behind the Brenne Regional Natural Park and how it became one of France’s most important wildlife habitats…

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Southern Comfort - visit the Côte d'Azur

Southern Comfort - visit the Côte d'Azur

If you long for a break in the sun, the good news is that you can now fly down to Nice and the Côte d’Azur direct from Limoges Airport.

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In profile: Tours

In profile: Tours

Appearances, as we know, can be deceptive. From the outside the official home of definitive spoken French might come across as just one more big, high-energy French city. But get to know the ancient heart which beats more calmly within and you’ll find that there’s a great deal more to this place than you would ever imagine...

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High Time - The Pyrénées

High Time - The Pyrénées

Whether you’re a confirmed skier, or simply feel like getting away, a break in the mountains could be the perfect way to beat those winter blues... 

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Sensational Domaine de Chaumont

Sensational Domaine de Chaumont

Looking for inspiration? We profile one of France’s most influential annual garden events – an international affair which we’re fortunate in having almost on our doorstep... 

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The Grand Théâtre, Bordeaux

The Grand Théâtre, Bordeaux

There’s nothing quite like the sparkle of city lights to shake off the winter blues. Nola d’Enis takes this opportunity to explore the Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux…

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Once upon a Château - visit the beautiful town of Richelieu

Once upon a Château - visit the beautiful town of Richelieu

A fortified town created during the 17th century once possessed the crowning glory of French châteaux. The Revolution claimed the château, but much of the landscaped parkland remains, along with the remarkable town of Richelieu...

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A Vintage Wine Family

A Vintage Wine Family

Under the careful stewardship of four generations of the Denis family Domaine du Petit Clocher has not only grown in size but also become an award-winning winery. Mike Davis paid a visit…

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