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Jumilhac Castle in Dordogne
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Jumilhac Castle in Dordogne

Jumilhac-le-Grand is a village of Dordogne, situated 40 minutes driving from campsite Château le Verdoyer. In this village you’ll discover a beautiful Castle, built between the 13th and 17th centuries. With the Saint-Yrieix castle, 8 miles away, it was part of a defensive line against Saracens, Visigoths, Normans or English. Through centuries its military goal […]

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, […]

Dax : Health, Culture and Party
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Dax : Health, Culture and Party

Only a few kilometers from the Eurosol campsite, the town of Dax offers you many possibilities for visits and relaxation with its thermal baths, its famous Féria (traditionnal festivities) and its architectural heritage dating back to Roman times. Dax, spa town Dax and Saint-Paul-Lès-Dax are the first thermal destination in France with no fewer than […]

A walk in Lyon, between Saône and Rhône
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A walk in Lyon, between Saône and Rhône

To discover Lyon requests some days to appreciate its various aspects. One of the main charms of the city indeed lives in multiplications of districts with different styles that have appeared in Lyon through the centuries. The city was born more than 2000 years ago and its history was rich and prosperous. If the first inhabitants of Lyon were Celtic […]

Chalon sur Saône, city of photography
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Chalon sur Saône, city of photography

Because of its situation, on the road between Paris and Lyon-Marseille, Chalon-sur-Saône has always been a commercial center. At middle ages, its fairs and markets were already very famous. Around the Cathedral The city center of Chalon-sur-Saône extends around its cathedral whose high silhouette watches over the Saint-Vincent square. This square is surrounded by lovely […]

Beaune, Capital of the wine in Burgundy
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Beaune, Capital of the wine in Burgundy

Beaune is not the biggest city of Burgundy but doubtless the most prestigious and the most visited. For two reasons. The first one are its wines. It is around Beaune that are cultivated the most famous (and the most expensive, unfortunately) Burgundy wines. Around Beaune indeed extends the vineyard of the Côte de Beaune and […]

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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