UK to the Med :: Episode 8 :: Canal du Midi and Canal de Garonne

Now in well and truly south of the border in Occitania (the houses have shutters, the roofs have roman tiles) we enjoy the Camargue, savour the many delights of the historic Canal du Midi, wander around Toulouse and venture west along the ‘secret’ Canal de Garonne. Then it’s back to…

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Events in August – 14 must-do’s in France

Live like a local when you’re in France this summer and wend your way to one or more of these fabulous cultural events 1. Normandy Impressionist Festival Where: various venues around Normandy When: throughout August until 26 September As the birthplace of some of the founders of Impressionism, Normandy is more…

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