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Beautiful views in the Vosges mountains on the Route des Cretes
The Vosges Mountains Route des Cretes
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Much as we were enjoying the wine route, we both fancied a change of scene so swinging West we hopped off the Route du Vins and travelled across country via…

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Alsace Wine Route and a Van full of Vin!
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Having travelled across Lorraine we headed into Alsace and a completely different environment. Whilst Lorraine is quiet and slightly plain in outlook, the Alsace and in particular the wine route…

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A Stroll Around Strasbourg
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Strasbourg brings together all the best of the Alsace from its blend of French and German architecture and traditions to its appealing cuisine with a modern, cosmopolitan edge. Known for…

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Metz at night with lit up art installations
Metz by Day and by Night
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Reluctantly leaving the Champagne region behind we set off towards Metz.  But first we wanted to stop off at the Verdun battlefields and memorials on the way.  The longest and…

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Champagne Country and The Sacred Triangle
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Something lured us towards Reims next. Can’t think what. It’s only famous for Champagne and cake! As the city of Champagne how much fun could it be? We decided we’d…

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Laon & Soisson for Bastille Day & The World Cup Final
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Our first stopover, we had decided, would be in the medieval town of Laon, the capital city of the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France.  It was a bit of a ‘pin…

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Gleaming gold Palace of Versailles
Chateau De Versailles
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Sitting on the outskirts of Paris and originally built by Louis XIII as a hunting pavilion in the 17th century the Palace was extended and turned into the seat of…

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The stunning Tarn Gorge France
Tarn Gorge
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The dramatic Tarn Gorges run from Le Rozier, north of Millau, to Quézac, in the Lozère department of the Massif Central, northern Langudoc-Roussillon. The easiest route through to enjoy all…

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