Travel Blogs from Vezac, France

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Marquessac Gardens, Vezac, France travel blog

Marquessac Gardens

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop

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We spent the morning doing some bigger laundry items such as pyjamas since it was supposed to be sunny and warm all day. It seems to warm up enough to be comfortable outside by 11 or so once all the frost melts. Anoop took the bikes off the back to give ...

Dada I Hungee, Mama I want a cwasant, Vezac, France travel blog

Dada I Hungee, Mama I want a cwasant

A travel blog entry by fezmonkey

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We have left Paris and are currently being rocked gently by the swaying train as we enter the French countryside. Buildings are slowly being replaced by wheat fields and small stone houses. A glimpse of a castle every now and again reminds us that we ...

Lounging in the Perigord, Vezac, France travel blog

Lounging in the Perigord

A travel blog entry by fezmonkey

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We are still in the Dordogne and are spending our time eating, entertaining Collette, and going to open air markets. We recently went to a fete (festival) which the town's rugby teams sponsored. Upon entering the town square each person was handed a head ...

Eating our way through August, Vezac, France travel blog

Eating our way through August

A travel blog entry by fezmonkey

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Dinner fete in Audrix. This is a medieval fete where you sit in the town square surrounded by vendors selling food which varies from crepes to pizza. Well I guess that does not vary too much but you get the picture. For one Euro Christy and Collette ...

Dordogne - Our 30th wedding anniversary, Vezac, France travel blog

Dordogne - Our 30th wedding anniversary

A travel blog entry by david_oz

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30 years today we were married at St Lucia, Brisbane! Doesn't seem nearly that long! Nathalie, our hostess, organized a small gathering with the other guests, on the terrace at Lys de Castelnaud. Had Mumm champagne we'd bought earlier & fruit liquors ...

The Hanging Gardens of Marqueyssac, Vézac, France travel blog

The Hanging Gardens of Marqueyssac

A travel blog entry by eric.suzy

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What a wonderful day in a storybook setting!         The gardens at Marqueyssac are perched along the edge of the chalky cliffs of the Dordogne River. Originating with a 17th century family, this private estate was opened to the ...

Dordogne - Le Bugue market & Belves, Vezac, France travel blog

Dordogne - Le Bugue market & Belves

A travel blog entry by david_oz

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Started the day at market at Le Bugue. As we're now used to, there are tastings from cheese & saucisson stalls. Even a kangaroo saucisson at this one! Breads, pastries, fruit & vege, ... Then there's the clothes. C had to have some cardigans (what a ...

Around Sarlat, in our country little villa, Vezac, France travel blog

Around Sarlat, in our country little villa

A travel blog entry by mark_christina

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... countryside, surrounded by fields, stone buildings, little churches and of course the locals! So our last stop in France was in the little town of Vezac, where we stayed in a small 3 story converted loft that was attached to a working farm of sunflowers, ...

Dordogne - Lys de Castelnaud & Day 1, Vezac, France travel blog

Dordogne - Lys de Castelnaud & Day 1

A travel blog entry by david_oz

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Nathalie's place is a great find. Great location - can see 3 castles from here, & a 4th is up the hill behind us. We're in walking distinct to 3 'plus beau villages' - Castelnaud, Roque Gageac, & Beynac. 30 minutes or less to Belves to west, Sarlat to ...

Hangin' by a Moment, Vezac, France travel blog

Hangin' by a Moment

A travel blog entry by jimnkim_europe

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Today we visited Château de Marqueyssac, which is a 17th century chateau and gardens located at Vezac in the Dordogne. The château was built at the end of the 17th century by Bertrand Vernet de Marqueyssac, Counselor to Louis XIV. In the 1860s, the ...

Dordogne - Castenaud & grottes, Vézac, France travel blog

Dordogne - Castenaud & grottes

A travel blog entry by david_oz

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Last full day. What to do?! Must see Castenaud according to other guests, & C wants to see 'grottes' (caves). Start with Castelnaud. C had wanted to walk, but accepted we needed to get our skates on. Lucky, as the walk to the village would have been ...

Dordogne - Canoeing, Vezac, France travel blog

Dordogne - Canoeing

A travel blog entry by david_oz

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Spent an afternoon canoeing down the Dordogne. Water flows at a good pace, so no need to paddle to vigorously (unless you try to catch up to the powered cruise boat or spend too much time resting on the bank!) Drifted past the three villages (Roque ...

Dordogne - Beynac Castle, Vezac, France travel blog

Dordogne - Beynac Castle

A travel blog entry by david_oz

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After opulence of Loire valley, the older castles of the Dordogne have a more real feel. Beynac has a commanding view over the Dordogne valley, & over it's village, squashed between the cliff the castle is built on, & the Dordogne ...

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