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Picardie, or Picardy in English, is the part of northern France that everybody drives through on their way to the Loire Valley or beyond. However it’s an attractive area with a lot of history, both ancient and more modern. It’s … Continue reading

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OK, so Paris, at number 3 in the world’s most popular tourist cities, is not exactly off the beaten track. However there are still relatively undiscovered activities and locations to be had which allow you to avoid the crowds. Getting … Continue reading

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Vosges Mountains

The Vosges mountains lie between the two French regions of Alsace and Lorraine in north eastern France. They’re not as spectacular or as well known as the Alps or the Pyrenees with the highest peak being the Grand Ballon at … Continue reading

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