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Photo diary – Three days in Poitou-Charentes

Alexandra’s photo diary following three fab days in Poitou-Charentes….  Day One… Exploring the old port of La Rochelle… It’s unsurprising that La Rochelle is home to the most photographed harbours on France’s Atlantic coast…. Check into Entre Hôtes, full of classic French style – … Continue reading

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Rochefort and Aix on the Atlantic Coast of Poitou-Charentes

One of the most fascinating towns of Poitou-Charentes with its maritime heritage attractions, elegant boulevards and eclectic museums, Rochefort is tucked inside a loop of the Charente river.  Rochefort was a quiet fishing village until 1666 when ‘Sun King’ Louis XIV ordered the building … Continue reading

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