More travel disruptions in Montparnasse - The Connexion
After a difficult weekend, the SNCF is struggling to normalise the traffic in Montparnasse station, and has advised customers to wait until the afternoon to travel.
Dorothy Williamson: A teacher's lasting legacy
A keen member of the Soroptimists where she was president in 1981-82, she was instrumental in setting up the relationship the Falkirk club now enjoys with the Bastia club in Corsica and Nice in France. This tied in with her love of travel – from ...
The best secret towns in France
Were Angles-sur-l'Anglin — indeed the entire Anglin and (nearby) Gartempe valleys — in Provence or Tuscany, they'd be standing room only in summer. But they're not. They are east of Poitiers and, even in high season, you may have great stretches to ...
Two psychotherapists, a horror film villain, and a death by suicide: What happened to the cast of iconic 1975 film ...
Helen Morse played the young and beautiful Mademoiselle de Poitiers who accompanied the girls on their fateful trip. Throughout the 1970s and '80s, Helen was one of Australia's best known screen actresses with roles in Caddie, Power Without Glory ...
Angles sur l' Anglin
Angles-sur-l'Anglin is een klein dorp in het Franse departement Vienne. De plaats maakt deel uit van het arrondissement Montmorillon. Het ligt ten westen van Poitiers. Het dorp heeft de ruïnes van een kasteel en een mooie watermolen. Het kasteel is ...
Portrait of a Lady: Eleanor of Aquitaine
She inherited a vast chunk of France, embarked on a Crusade, married an English king and bore no fewer than ten children. Alison Hughes reveals the celebrated queen consort and her links to the town of Poitiers. Eleanor of Aquitaine is one of the most ...
10 Reasons to Visit the Ardèche
The French normally get a bit testy when forgers copy their greatest artists, but not when it comes to this perfect replica of the 36,000-year-old Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc cave, with its 1,000-odd Paleolithic paintings. Tourists aren't allowed in the ...
France on extra high alert for May Day as protesters march against Le Pen
France will be on extra high alert on Monday as workers and protesters use the traditional 1 May marches to stage a show of force against the far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen. Up to 250 events have been planned across France on a day of ...
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BA grounds Loire Valley flights after cost-saving measures cut air traffic control at French airport
British Airways has announced that planned flights from London City airport to one of the most beautiful regions of France will not operate “due to air traffic control restrictions”. Angers is on ... Nantes, Rennes, Tours and Poitiers are all under 100 ...
New TGV routes drastically cut travel time to Paris
New TGV routes drastically cut travel time to Paris. Two new TGV routes will make travelling to ... Two new TGV (France's high speed trains or trains à grande vitesse) have come into use this July, reducing journey times significantly between Paris ...
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