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17/09/17

Castles and Castles

The region is also dotted with impressive castles, many of which are open to visitors. Many are ‘chateaux forts’ when defence was a priority. Others reflect the Renaissance period where style was more important. ‘La Rochepot’ is definitely in the defensive league though its marvellous Burgundian roof reflects a somewhat romantic image of medieval times. Châteauneuf is more forbidding. High on a hillside...

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13/09/17

Urban Splendor

The Middle Ages bequeathed to Burgundy a cluster of towns of inestimable beauty. Be it for historical, cultural, architectural or gastronomic reasons, or for the events held annually, they are worth a visit. Autun : “A sister and emulator of Rome”, Augustodunum has preserved important vestiges of the Gallo-Roman period. The sculptures of the cathedral of St-Lazarus (12th C) are among the masterpieces of...

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28/08/17

History & Traditions

For history lovers Normandy truly satisfies in every way. This region is a historical masterpiece full of surprises that might leave you breathless ! Soak in the atmosphere created by an abundance of timbered houses and huge châteaux set in the circuit of a glorious medieval past. Follow the steps of William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy and King of England, relive the emotional journey to the D Day landing...

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24/08/17

Welcome to Normandy

Legendary, enchanting, revitalising, refreshing… Normandy pleasures the senses and stimulates the mind, making you feel relaxed and refreshed after a perfect break. Normandy is a perfect blend of coastal and inland culture with five rich and varied counties which offer each visitor something unique. : The region’s location in the Northwest of France offers three completely distinct coasts, from the spectacular...

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31/07/17

Burgundy Festivals

There’s been much talk of food and wine. Essential as they are to any holiday in Burgundy. Part of the art of good living and ‘richness’ of the region is the ambience and the festivals that make this such a colorful place to spend an entire vacation or a few days. There are so many…. Burgundy moons Ancient cathedrals, castles, silent abbeys, villages and towns throughout Burgundy come alive with music,...

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