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Frantastique, learning French online
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Wish your French was frantastique ?

I think that French is the prettiest of languages and I would so love to speak it better! Years of tedious French lessons at school, pouring over verbs and tenses, the sub-conjunctive this and past participle that, were all quite hopeless. All I’ve ever …

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Avignon Vaucluse, Provence, France
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A video tour of Avignon, ‘City of the Popes’.

The magnificent city of Avignon is only about 70km from Lourmarin. Visit it here on this Avignon video tour. Better still, spend a day here and discover its rich and fascinating history. Explore the ramparts of its incredibly well preserved city …

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Aix-en-Provence, one of the a cities of Provence, France
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Cities of Provence an hour from Lourmarin

Easily reached on a day’s excursion from Lourmarin is the one of the mosy magnificent cities of Provence, Avignon and vibrant university town of Aix-en-Provence in Provence’s beautiful Var region. The Mediterranean coast is a short drive further; Marseilles, and the quaint fishing …

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Enjoying the pleasures of life in Provence
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Provence, where the pleasures of life abound

What is it that consistently draws people to Provence and to the Luberon in particular? What precisely is Provence’s appeal, that special ‘je ne sais quoi’ which make the region so captivating? Aside from its natural beauty, perhaps its enduring …

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Avignon, Provence, France, Video Tour
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Explore the magnificent walled city of Avignon

Discover the charm of this enchanting walled city, unravel the secrets from its medieval past when it was home to the Popes and the most powerful city in Europe. Explore its museums, cathedrals shops and restaurants, walk over the mighty Rhône …

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Avignon, Provence, France restaurants
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Avignon Restaurants ~ where to dine

 Avignon Restaurants offer many dining choices for the foodies among us! From the gourmet sensations of Christian Etienne and Les Cinq Sens, to fabulous home cooked food from Fou de Fafa, or delicious pizzas at Chez Mimmo. They’re all good …

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Hotel D'Europe, Avignon, Provence, France
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Avignon ~ places to stay

The stunning city of medieval city of Avignon, nestled on the banks of the mighty Rhone River home to the Popes in the 1300’s for nearly a century It is surrounded by the breathtakingly beautiful countryside of the Vaucluse, Provence. …

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Palais des Papes, Avignon, Provence,France
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What to see in Avignon ~ City of the Popes

Like a ribbon round a cake, the magnificent medieval city of Avignon is surrounded by a beautifully preserved city wall built in 1403. During the 14th century it was the center of one of the richest courts in Europe. As …

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La Maison Carreé, Nîmes, Languedoc Roussillon, France
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The Roman city of Nîmes

Magnificent Roman architecture, bullfights and concerts. Sun drenched squares overlooked by stately shuttered mansions. Meandering cobbles streets packed with shops and restaurants. Stunning art museums, cathedrals gardens and treasures from the past. This is the seductive Roman city of Nîmes …

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Pont du Gard, near Uzes, Languedoc Roussillon, France
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Visit Pont du Gard here…..

Standing beneath the golden arches of the Roman aqueduct, Pont du Gard, just 6km from Uzès, Languedoc Roussillon, France, it hardly seems possible that this magnificent structure has been here for over 2000 years. Build from local limestone, for 600 years …

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