Discovering Bordeaux by Train

For the last few days of September, I took a trip to Bordeaux and was blessed with weather reminiscent of mid-summer. It was the perfect pick me up for my post-holiday blues after returning home from two weeks to Croatia at the end of August. The new high-speed TGV train line from Paris to Bordeaux…

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Soulages Museum and Café Bras, Aveyron

For our last day in Rodez, we took a trip to the Soulages museum which was ultra modern and minimalist both outside and in. When it comes to design and art, I am a great lover of simplicity over intricacy so this was most definitely the place for me. After having a good look around…

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Chateau de Labo and Treehouse, Aveyron

For our second night in Aveyron we stayed at Chateau de Labo, which is by far one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever stayed overnight at. It’s nestled away in the countryside, less than a ten minute drive from the town of Rodez itself, meaning you have the luxury of peace and quiet without…

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Villefranche Food Market, Aveyron

On Thursday morning we were up and out of the hotel bright and early (8.30am in fact) to be sure that we could join all of the locals in enjoying the traditional market packed with cheeses, bread, mushrooms and every kind of vegetable and fruit possible to be grown in the area. With it being…

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