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12 October 2016
Les Milandes is ideally situated to enjoy the many great Dordogne attractions. Our neighbour, Chateau des Milandes, is the former home of Josephine Ba...
16 September 2016
We’ve just returned from our latest break in the Dordogne and it is always a bit of a shock adjusting to the faster pace of life back in England...
6 June 2016
When the English ruled much of France from a distance, local languages in the Dordogne (and in other regions) flourished. These were the perfect condi...
9 May 2016
At around 300 miles long, the Dordogne River is not only beautiful to look at. You can canoe, fish, kayak, motorboat, raft, row, sail and water ski on...
19 April 2016
It’s one of those questions that frequently crops up in quizzes, ‘How long was the Hundred Years’ War?’ Fought between the Eng...