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In the heart of enchanting Burgundy, a country gentleman welcomes you in his manor house – Meanderings through France n° 146

  By Annick Dournes & Frederic de Poligny     Since its opening in February 2018 word spread quickly in this remote part of Burgundy, that an exceptional guest...
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The rebirth of Gustatve Caillebotte’s house, painter and patron of impressionists – Meanderings through France n° 141

By Annick Dournes & Frederic de Poligny   Gustave Caillebotte is one of these outstanding minds of the 19th century who was able to master different knowledge and knowhow,...
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Birth of a new Digital Art Centre in Paris, the “Atelier des Lumières” – Meanderings through France n° 140

  By Annick Dournes & Frederic de Poligny The “Atelier des Lumières”, (literally the “Workshop of Lights”), opened its doors to the public on Friday, 13 April. Lets hope...
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Extremadura, a little known Spanish region homeland of famous Conquistadors! – World Meanderings (n°51)

By Annick Dournes & Frederic de Poligny     Although Extremadura has no seacoasts and obviously no ports, it is the homeland of many 16th century conquerors that didn’t...
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“Fabriqué à Paris” -made in Paris- a new label for the crème de la crème of Parisian craftsmen – Meanderings through France n° 136

By Annick Dournes and Frederic de Poligny   This year for the very first time a new quality label, “Fabriqué à Paris” has been created to select and promote...
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The Ryder Cup is going to France in September 2018, but Augerville Castle and Golf Resort is already ready to welcome all golf players! – Meanderings through France n° 134

      By Annick Dournes and Frédéric de Poligny   In less than one year, from September 28 to 30, the iconic Ryder Cup will take place in...
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Damien Hirst and Lalique House, a fascinating French-British collaboration – Meanderings through France n° 133

By Annick Dournes & Frederic de Poligny   Ever since its creation 130 years ago, the Lalique House never stopped breaking new ground. From its founder René Lalique, a...
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The “Chalets Secrets”, an exclusive address in the French Pyrenees – Meanderings through France n° 130

  By Annick Dournes & Frederic de Poligny Whether for summer or winter holidays, the “Chalets Secrets”, is one of these special places that you will only give the...
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Castel d’Alzac, a superb 5-star holiday accommodation in the French countryside – Meanderings through France n° 129

By Annick Dournes  How about spending your future holidays in a vast apartment set in a 15th century castle overlooking a quiet village of the Grands Causses Nature Reserve...
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In Aveyron, passionate craftsmen keep alive a millennium-old leather tradition – Meanderings through France n° 120

  By Annick Dournes   For centuries Aveyron, this beautiful Southern French region set at the foot of the Massif Central, has been a grazing land for cows and...
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More than a magazine, “Echappées Champenoises”, is a new guide to discover Champagne, the Champagne region and its inhabitants – Meanderings through France n° 119

  By Annick Dournes   “Echappées Champenoises”, meaning Breaks in Champagne, is a new magazine whose first issue has just been launched in Paris this week. Written both in...
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