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The extraordinary village of Larressingle in Gers

When you enter the walled castle village of Larressingle in the Gers, which some call Gascony, you’d be forgiven for looking around to see if …

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Pastry class with a master chef in the Gers

If you have a sweet tooth and a yearning for learning how to make the most amazing French cakes – this pastry class with a …

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How to spend one day in Toulouse

Capital of the newly-reconfigured Occitanie region, la Ville Rose as Toulouse is affectionately called after the colour of its brickwork really needs far more time …

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Vegetarian restaurants in Toulouse

Our four-year-old daughter announced one teatime that she didn’t want to eat baby animals anymore as she looked sadly at a half-eaten lamb chop, it …

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The Halle de la Machine in Toulouse

When I was a kid I was entranced by stories of mythical beasts. My favourite tale was of a Minotaur who roamed a labyrinth on …

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Top things to do in Albi, Capital of Tarn, Occitainie

Tarn, in the Occitanie region, is one of those places in France that confuses people. They automatically think of the wild Gorges des Tarn which …

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What to see and do near Albi, Tarn, Occitainie

Albi, the capital of the Tarn Department, Occitanie (previously Languedoc Roussillon) offers plenty to do and see. And, there’s also lots to see around and …

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Where to eat out near Millau Viaduct Aveyron

Close to the awesome Millau Viaduct, and providing a surreal backdrop),is the ancient town of Millau. It’s home to a rich history and beautiful architecture, …

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10 things to do in Toulouse

Toulouse is around 60 miles from the  Spanish border and its sunny neighbour definitely influences the flavour of this vibrant city. From lively bistros and …

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Discover Aveyron France | Pickled in the past

Aveyron echoes with the past. Every densely wooded gorge and valley, every ancient bastide town and every winding road seems to whisper of pilgrims making …

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