Travel in France, Apremont-sur-Allier, Parc Floral continued

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I loved every minute of the few hours I spent in the Parc Floral, Apremont-sur-Allier, and want to continue the enjoyment. The Castle dates from the 12C and originally had twelve towers, of which five remain. The Belvedere. The Turkish Pavilion (and the Chinese … Continued

Travel in France, Apremont-sur-Allier, Parc Floral

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Day 3 of Travel in France was a drive from Bourges to Clermont Ferrand, organised to visit the Parc Floral at Apremont-sur-Allier and the Allier river. The Parc Floral is magical! DO NOT MISS an opportunity to linger in this garden! As you walk through the door of the ticket office you … Continued

Travel in France, Bourges

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Day 2 ended in Bourges and allowed for a few hours of walking round the city in the evening and early the next morning. I could easily spend a month here, taking photographs every day, and enjoying the past, the … Continued

Travel in France, Bourges Cathedral

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Day 2 of Travel in France ended in Bourges where, despite temperatures of c.30C, we embarked on a walk around the city, starting with the Cathedral. The Cathedral of St Etienne, Bourges, is ‘buried’ amongst buildings but absolutely breathtaking. I could … Continued

Travelling in France, Day 2

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The day started early, leaving Caen in thick fog which soon cleared to brilliant sunshine and soaring temperatures. The Chateau of Amboise, on the Loire, was the first stop, as I wanted to see the gardens. But, as always, there was … Continued

Travelling in France, Day 1

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London Diary abandoned Mr Bradshaw’s Hand Book to London for travel in France and because there were so many wonderful sights I am going to do a series of French posts! Clothes, books, music, cameras, and guidebooks were packed into … Continued

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