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Wild Landes on the courant d’Huchet stream
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Wild Landes on the courant d’Huchet stream

The Landes region is full of surprises. You come there for the long and sandy beaches you’ll find just a hundred meters away from campsite Eurosol. And you discover amazonia-like landscapes the time of a boat trip on the Courant d’Huchet stream. Courant d’Huchet, a stream between Lake of Léon and the Ocean The Courant […]

Cruise on the Loire Valley with a vinegrower
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Cruise on the Loire Valley with a vinegrower

From Montsoreau you can discover the Loire on a gabare, a traditionnal wooden & flat bottomed boat made to navigate on the Loire river. It is another way to admire our region. You can also combine a cruise on the Loire between Montsoreau and Saumur with a wine tasting. Indeed, Denis Retiveau, vinegrower in Montsoreau, […]

The Vallon de la Jarjatte, a nature treasure at the heart of the Drôme
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The Vallon de la Jarjatte, a nature treasure at the heart of the Drôme

Recently classified for its natural value, the Vallon de la Jarjatte is a small valley created by a mountain stream with a rich wildlife at the heart of the Drôme mountains. The Rocher Rond (“round rock”), the highest peak of the Drôme at 2453 m (8047 ft), is a sentry watching over the valley. You […]

Climbing in the Fontainebleau Forest
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Climbing in the Fontainebleau Forest

When you think Paris and its surroundings, you don’t think climbing. But you’re wrong. The huge forest of Fontainebleau, 50km south of Paris, is very appreciated for climbing. At the end of 19th century it was even a training place for Alpine Climbers. It is why I came in camping la Belle Etoile the first […]

Brantôme, Venice of the Périgord
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Brantôme, Venice of the Périgord

The lovely town of Brantôme is settled on an island on the Dronne river. It is one of the most beautiful town of the Périgord with its abbey leaned on high rocky cliffs. These rocky cliffs were natural shelter that seduced the Benedictine monks when they decided to build this abbey in the 8th century. […]

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