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Thank you, Beth, for your New Year wishes and your latest contribution, this time all about ski fun and winter activities in the Pyrénées in glorious southwest France.     "Bonne Année! I hope…
There’s so much that the Haute-Garonne has to offer we’re not sure where to start. We could tell you about its contrasted landscapes, its historical heritage or its lively atmosphere, this remarkable place has…
Hello from South West France , as we're getting in the mood for the ski season, we want to tell you about a recent trip to Saint Lary, or Saint Lary Soulan as it’s officially called. We love Saint Lary, both in summer…
Pau can be found 50km from the Pyrénées and 100km from the Atlantic Ocean and it is the capital of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-west France. Set on a hilltop at about 200 metres,…
The Pyrénées-Orientales is a famous wine-growing area and a still a relatively unknown tourist spot so it still has plenty of untouched natural French charm. Located in Southern France, the Pyrénées-Orientales…
Perpignan is the capital of the Pyrenees-Orientales (66) which is the southernmost department of France. It is an integral portion of the  Occitanie region and undoubtedly one of Europe's most charming areas. With instant…