Langres Haute-Marne | The secret part of Champagne

16 Nov

  Haute-Marne, the secret part of Champagne The Haute-Marne department of Champagne is not as famous as its sister department the Marne. There you’ll discover the legendary towns of  Reims and Epernay, famous for their Champagne domains and much more. Haute-Marne though, is a beautiful part of the region and there’s lots to discover here […]

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Remarkable Gardens of Cohons Langres Haute-Marne

23 Aug

Close to Langres, that lovely languid town in Haute-Marne, Champagne, not far from the border with Burgundy, is Cohons. It’s the only commune in France to boast two classified ‘Jardins Remarquables’. Jardin de Silière The Jardin de Silière is attached to a rather lovely 17th century mansion. The owner will tell you that the people […]

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Reims Champagne – what to see and do in the bubbly city

21 Jun

Reims, the capital of Champagne, is the sort of city where you can indulge yourself, it’s small enough to walk everywhere, big enough to offer something to suit just about everyone. And, of course, its a place where the bubbles pop! Stellar Cellars in Reims You can’t go to Reims and not visit a Champagne […]

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2017 World Puppet Festival in Charleville-Mézières Ardennes

26 Mar

It’s bonkers and brilliant! The 19th World Puppet Festival will be held in Charleville-Mézières, Ardennes, France this year from September 16-24. This isn’t a puppet festival like any other, held every two years, it’s been listed as one of the top 20 events in the world – and rightly so. This fab fun factor festival […]

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Musee Camille Claudel Opens in France

24 Mar

“There is always something absent that torments me.” Camille Claudel, letter to Rodin, 1886 Being a muse is not as easy as it looks. With the opening of France’s first national museum dedicated to the talent of Rodin’s long-suffering assistant and mistress later this month, Camille Claudel (1864-1943) is finally getting the recognition that she […]

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