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We drove an easy 60 miles up the N7 to Nevers and stopped there for a couple of nights at Camping Nevers (N46.98222 E 2.36191). This is a small and friendly site on the south bank of the Loire, looking

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Posted in - France, 2014 Spring, Bourgogne, Nevers

La Voie Des Vignes

When the snow started to fall in Chamonix we decided to move on. We had planned to visit Switzerland but the forecast there was wet and cold, and, as the Missus says, we can do wet and cold in Cumbria

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Posted in - France, 2014 Spring, Bourgogne, Mearsault


We explored Digoin in the morning; it is a short walk up from the aire along the Rue Nationale, past the Office de Tourisme. The tourist office was closed for Easter. Not sure why this Tour de France guy is

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In the Loire

Yesterday we left Salbris mid morning and drove 130 miles east to Digoin, a small town about 80 miles to the north of Lyon. There is a good aire here, essentially a very large car park overlooking the Loire and

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Posted in - France, 2013 Spring, Bourgogne, Digoin

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