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Discover Brantôme – The Venice of the Dordogne

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The town sits astride the picturesque river Dronne in the heart of the Perigord Verte. Town and the River are so entangled with each other that Brantome is actually known as the “Venice of the Dordogne”. Famed for it’s Benedictine Abbey, Brantôme is charming, historic and picturesque. It’s also another favourite place of ours to […]

Messing about on the River

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If you like to keep active whilst on holiday and are wondering what else you can do in the local area or want a change of pace after the morning’s walk, there are lots of ‘on water’ activities nearby. Paddling your own Canoe But our favourite river thing to do is just up the valley […]

Top 5 ideas for a day out in Angouleme

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Whether you are passing through or just fancy a day out here tagged on to the beginning or end of a holiday nearby, Angouleme is well worth a look. Once famed for it’s paper production and now honored for it’s street art and comic museum, Angouleme is a beautiful walled city that shouldn’t be left […]

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