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1 September 2018
Marqueyssac Gardens The Marqueyssac gardens are just a few kilometres from Les Milandes (3 kms east of Beynac in the Perigord Noir). While Chateau de ...
20 August 2018
Bertran de Born – Viscount of Hautefort, warmonger and troubadour – was certainly an interesting character. Immortalised in Dante’s ...
19 August 2018
Eleanor of Aquitaine If Eleanor of Aquitaine was alive today, she would forever be on the front pages of national newspapers and magazines and no doub...
8 August 2018
A friend of ours has just returned from a pretty bad holiday. This year he (and his family) eschewed a private villa or gite in favour of a smart, all...
31 July 2018
The Dordogne plays host to a huge variety of festivals throughout the year. There are festivals to celebrate all manner of things; dance, food, mime, ...