All posts on April 2013

Monaco View, Cote d'Azur, France
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Provence’s French Riviera, the Côte d’Azur

The Côte d’Azur or ‘French Riviera’, as called by Les Anglais, is a region of startling contrasts. From its dramatic coast line of rocky cliff tops to gentle sandy beaches where the sea gently laps and the sun soaks into your pores. Glamorous …

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Cassis, Mediterranean coast, Var, Provence, France
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Around Cassis ~ on the Mediterranean

The small, picturesque Mediterranean town of Cassis, about 40km south of Aix-en Provence, has maintained a certain gentle authenticity, unlike some of its more grander neighbours along the Côte d’Azur. A long time favourite destination of the French, with its …

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Luberon Wine tour at Domaine de Marie
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‘Sunshine in my glass’ a Luberon wine tour

When it rains in Provence one can either snuggle up with a good book, go to the movies or call Avignon Wine Tours to be treated to a special, very personal journey through the harvests of the local vineyards. In …

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Munich, Germany

Munich without the beer festival!

Munich, Germany a beautiful city, well presented and orderly. One is struck by affluence, quality and the warmth and friendliness of the people. Rich in history, destroyed by fire, plague and the ravages of war over the centuries, Munich has …

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Swiss Alps, Switzerland

Lake Como from Liechenstein through the Swiss Alps

Our spectacular drive, just a week ago, from Liechenstein through the Alps to Lake Como, dramatic, breathtaking scenery, had us gasping on every twist of the highway. Azure skies, below which, everywhere you looked was a horizon dominated by brilliant white, …

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