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21 February 2018
If you look up the word, ‘bastide’ in the Oxford dictionary you will find that the definition is ‘a fortified village or small town ...
16 February 2018
The Arcachon Bay is around 55 kms south west of Bordeaux, so it’s a couple of hours drive from Les Milandes. Last year, however, we managed to d...
10 January 2018
Bergerac wine Are the wines of Bergerac better value than those of Bordeaux? At only a tenth of the size of Bordeaux, Bergerac does not pretend to be ...
9 January 2018
You would be forgiven for thinking that Cyrano de Bergerac was one of Bergerac’s most famous residents. Savinien Cyrano de Bergerac (he frequent...
15 December 2017
The word ‘Luxury’ originates from the old french word ‘luxurie’ “A state of great comfort or elegance, especially when i...