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Ronde des Primeurs in Gaillac

Ronde des Primeurs – Wine Festival Gaillac

La Ronde des Primeurs, the four-day annual Gaillac wine festival in Tarn, is held on the 3rd weekend in November for the release of the newly pressed wine

Goat Cheese farm

Goat Cheese Farm – quintessential Quercy

A visit to a goat cheese farm in Quercy, a farm adhering to the ‘AB’ label that certifies rigorous set of organic food production standards set by the EU

Mort pour la France - War Memorial

Mort pour la France – Remembrance Day

Mort pour la France – Dead for France, a moving epitaph that follows the names of all the Fallen who are remembered on each French War Memorial

St. Christophe in Sainte Marie-Madeleine Church in Belcastel

Sainte Marie-Madeleine Church – Belcastel

Sainte Marie-Madeleine, a church dedicated to Mary Magdalene and located in Belcastel, a village in Aveyron ranked among the Plus Beaux Villages de France

Shop selling pastel-colour clothes

Pastel – Woad – Isatis tinctoria – Facts

The production of Pastel, a wonderful blue dye that founded the fortunes of some of the principal cities of southwest France, revived after years of decline

Gaillac wine festival brotherhoods

Gaillac Wine Festival in Tarn department

Gaillac Wine Festival in Tarn, a giant 48-hour wine party held during the second weekend in August to promote the delicious Gaillac AOC wines

Bishop palace's former gardens in Albi

Albi – Capital of the Land of Plenty – Tarn

Albi, the capital of the Land of Plenty and heart of the Albigensian heresy, today boasts the stunning Ste-Cecile Cathedral and Toulouse Lautrec Museum

Gaillac wine - rosé

Gaillac Wine – Appellation and Vineyards

Gaillac Wine, produced in the Tarn area in southwest France, granted an AOC in 1938 and considered one of the best kept secrets in the wine-growing industry

Along the Aveyron River in Belcastel

Belcastel – Beautiful villages in France

Belcastel, a medieval village nestled in a steep valley on a hairpin curve of the Aveyron River and ranked among France’s most beautiful villages

Sainte Foy statuette in Conques

Sainte Foy Feast Day – Conques – Aveyron

The celebration of Sainte Foy Feast Day in Conques in Aveyron, a tiny medieval village whose abbey church has been listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO

Conques - Sainte Foy being blessed by the hand of God

Conques – Medieval village – Abbey Church

The medieval village of Conques and Sainte-Foy Abbey Church in Aveyron, a traditional stopover for pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostela in Spain

Chateau de Cabrerets

Chateau de Cabrerets – Cele Valley – Lot

The Chateau de Cabrerets in the Célé Valley, officially known as Chateau Gontaud-Biron de Cabrerets, and still owned by a descendant of Raymond de Gontaud

Fort du Lourdou in Belcastel - Aveyron

Fort du Lourdou – Roc d’Anglars

Fort du Lourdou, the defensive outpost of the fortress of Belcastel was built at the foot of Roc d'Anglars, an imposing cliff commanding the Aveyron River
Saint-Lary-Soulan ski resort in the French Pyrenees

Saint-Lary-Soulan, a family orientated ski resort – Pyrenees

Saint-Lary-Soulan, a family orientated ski resort in the heart of the Pyrenees National Park, equally popular in summer with hikers and mountain bikers
Collegiate Notre-Dame des Pommiers Beaucaire

Beaucaire, medieval castle, town and fair

Beaucaire, a City of Art and History located along the Rhône River, once one of the wealthiest French cities renowned for its international fair
Saint-Pierre of Assier Church - castle on frieze

Saint-Pierre of Assier Church, Lot’s only Renaissance church

Saint-Pierre of Assier Church, the only Renaissance church in the Lot department, was built by Galiot de Genouillac, lord of Assier and armourer of King Francois I

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