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December in France

December in France

December in France December is a wonderful month to visit France, a time when the entire country comes alive with seasonal delights. Ice skating rinks are set up in major cities, often alongside Christmas markets that fill the streets and squares, attracting crowds...
Christmas Markets South of France 2022

Christmas Markets South of France 2022

Christmas Markets South of France 2022 The south of France is not well-known for it’s Christmas markets but almost every town and village will have a Christmas market at some stage from mid-November to New Year, but usually just for a day.  The big towns and...
Narbonne Indoor Market

Narbonne Indoor Market

Les Halles de Narbonne Indoor Market Runner-up in 2021 – Narbonne indoor market has just deservedly won ‘le plus beau marché de France 2022’ in a much-loved annual contest. This elegant Baltard-style pavillion, famous throughout the South of France is a must-visit for...
Best Beaches in the Languedoc

Best Beaches in the Languedoc

The Languedoc’s beaches are vast and striking, with unbroken stretches of sand and backdrops of wild grasses. The better known ‘town’ beaches, such as Carnon, St Pierre and Canet are pretty awful – ruined by cheap concrete beach apartments. But get off the beaten...
Les Grands Buffets, Narbonne

Les Grands Buffets, Narbonne

The restaurant Les Grands Buffets in Narbonne has revived the French tradition of buffets. Since the Middle Ages, this is how the French aristocracy have enjoyed their grand banquets; serving all the dishes at the same time on a ‘buffet’ inviting each...