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07/10/17

About Normandy

Normandy is made up of five rich and varied counties which offer each visitor something unique. Each has its own characteristics and is identified by a number which figures both in the post code addresses and on car number plates. Calvados 14 Eure 27 Manche 50 Orne 51 Seine Maritime 76 Calvados (14) bears the name of its most famous spirit. The county covers much of the coastline of the D Day Landing...

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03/10/17

Bordeaux French Wine

PRINCIPAL WINE REGIONS OF FRANCE Bordeaux French Wine For 2.000 years Bordeaux has been producing an incomparable range of wines. No other region can match the tremendous variety of the wines produced in Bordeaux and only Burgundy can match their greatness. This region, spreading along both banks of the Garonne River in the Southern part of France, produces red wines (the famous “clarets”); rosé wines;...

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29/09/17

Water Activities

Green Burgundy Holidays There are so many things to see and do in this rich region that you can use your entire holiday pursuing your particular interest or, enjoy a little of everything that Burgundy has to offer. These are just some ideas… The choice is yours… Ideas : Sailing, surfing and water skiing Many rivers and lakes in Burgundy offer free windsurfing possibilities. For sailing, you can choose the...

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25/09/17

French Gastronomy

French cuisine is characterized by its extreme diversity. In that, it can only be compared to Chinese cuisine or the cuisine of India. Traditionally, each region of France have their own distinctive cuisine: cuisine from northwest France uses butter, cream (crème fraiche), and apples; cuisine from northeastern France is reminiscent of German cuisine and uses lard, sausages, beer and sauerkraut; cuisine from...

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21/09/17

Off the beaten track

Small towns and medieval villages with character Beside rivers, lakes and forests, the Burgundian countryside offers its visitors a great number of small towns and mediaeval villages with character. Some of them (Avallon, Joigny, Vézelay) are mentioned in Urban splendor, but Clamecy, La Charité-sur-Loire, Tonnerre, Châtillon-sur-Seine, Mont-Saint-Vincent, Semur-en-Brionnais are also worth a visit and following...

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