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France

Provence is situated in the sun-blessed southeast corner of France, edged to the south by the Mediterranean. In a short time, Provence has changed from days of even a couple of generations ago. Formerly it was, to the French, a place of indolent country folk. To tourists, it was an idyllic spot, but one reserved […]

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France

The Dordogne Valley in Southwest France is a place where little has changed since the end of the Middle Ages. This ride in the Perigord Noir region of Dordogne takes through and around wheat fields, breeding pastures, strawberry fields, plum and chestnut orchards. You will pass castles, which have stood since the 13th century. The Black Périgord dominates the […]

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France

This trip is by the ocean and features mythical castles and wonderful wines.  The Medoc is a place redolent of history and famous food. On one side you have the majestic Atlantic Ocean and on the other, the Gironde River estuary and the Landes Forest. The Medoc is the most famous area in the world for its vineyards. […]

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France

The very name of Bordeaux has come to mean great wines. No part of France is able to produce a wider variety of the noblest wines than the Gironde area surrounding the city of Bordeaux. Riding through this area, you will have the opportunity to taste great wines such as Medoc, Cote de Blaye, Cote […]

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New Year’s Eve in France

Ring in a true “Bonne Annee” in the countryside made famous by Peter Mayle in A Year in Provence. Ride through ancient stone villages by day and toast the New Year by night. With wonderful French cuisine and fun riding, this will be a New Year to remember. Highlights include: Fun riding in the foothills […]

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