Guided Tours of Gascony a land of fabulous fortified villages

9 Oct

Gascony is a land of gently rolling hills, a bucolic place where the sun shines most of the time, lighting up the walls of chateaux and mellow stone buildings in picturesque villages. The heart of Gascony is the department of the Gers, where for centuries the landscape has charmed all who visit. The Fortified villages […]

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Estaing Aveyron one of the most beautiful villages in France

4 Oct

Estaing in Aveyron, lies at the foot of the Aubrac Mountains, at the mouth of the river that runs through the gorges of Lot. A picture-postcard village that is classified as one of the “most beautiful villages of France”, it’s about 25km from Rodez. What to see in the captivating village of Estaing Averyon Estaing […]

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Why Conques Aveyron should be top of your bucket list

2 Jul

The town of Conques in Aveyron is quite simply, bewitching. It has a mysterious air, oozes history and has oodles of charm in its cobbled streets and ancient buildings. We talk to Véronique Héry, host and guide of Experience (my) France who runs guided tours of Averyon, about what makes Conques so very special. The […]

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Take the tram to Mont Blanc for a thrilling ride in the French Alps

15 Jun

Like any ski resort, come spring, summer or winter, there are activities a plenty for you to choose from in Saint Gervais (in the Chamonix Valley). Quite apart from the skiing and walking, you could opt for mountaineering, ice skating, paragliding or swimming. But if you want a slightly more effortless kind of adventure, why […]

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Spectacular cycling holidays in France in the Tarn

1 Jun

La belle France – birthplace of the world’s most famous cycling race. France is renowned for its cycling terrain be it Alpine peaks, Pyrennean passes, river roads or canal towpaths. It’s the country of choice for any cyclist worth their salt and one Occitanie based cycling holiday company hopes to introduce an undiscovered region to […]

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