Places to Stay in Monpazier

This photo of Hotel-Restaurant Edward 1er is courtesy of TripAdvisor For a relatively tiny community of less than 1,000 people, Monpazier in the Dordogne area of southwest France offers some excellent lodging options.  Fittingly named Hotel Edward 1st , the hotel combines friendly hospitality with 12 varied accommodations in a lovely turreted, 19th century building […]

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Unspoiled Retreat in the Pyrenees

Arieche France

After the buzz and bustle of the city – whether Paris or Lyon, Marseille or Nice – consider a visit to one of France’s most unspoiled regions.  Imagine the majestic Pyrenees dissected by rushing rivers and overlaid with valley upon valley.  Next to Andorra, the Department of Ariège hugs the central Pyrenees, where every imaginable […]

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