Tag Archives: Plus Beaux Villages de France

An Encore Visit to Castelnau de Montmiral

Last year, D and I went for a ride to the charming little town of Castelnau-de-Montmiral. The town is one of the Plus Beaux Villes de France and one that D (of all people) really found charming. Yesterday, I was … Continue reading

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When Everything Else is Closed, There’s Always Gaillac

It was J’s last weekend with us before heading back to VCU to start his graduate program. We wanted to take him someplace interesting, but every place we looked at was closed: Oradour-sur-Glane, Chateau Lareole, and the tourist centers of … Continue reading

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Auvillar – Yet Another of the Plus Beaux Villes de France

In what must seem (for regular viewers of the blog) like an unending quest to visit as many of the Plus Beaux Villes de France, I recently went to see Auvillar, a pretty little village about an hour NW of Toulouse … Continue reading

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We Gotta Stop Meeting Like This

This past Sunday was Fathers Day in FR just like in the US. With the lovely missus in the States on a bidness trip and with D and his best friend chillin’ at the house, I decided to take a … Continue reading

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Monesties – Yet Another of the Plus Beaux Villages of France

Sunday, we took advantage of – well, I don’t know what you’d call it – a ‘cloud sandwich on sunshine bread’ day. That is, Saturday was grey and cool whilst Friday and Sunday were hot and sunny. So we made the 1h20m … Continue reading

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Toulouse-Lautrec: Going From Toulouse to Lautrec

Been a roll recently when it comes to visiting Les Plus Beaux Villages de France. We’ve recently visited Castelnau de Montmiral, Sarrant, and Fources and we enjoyed each of them. So last Saturday, I took advantage of a rare day … Continue reading

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How to Telephone God

In yesterday’s story on Castelnau de Montmiral, I wrote about how pretty the town is, how it merits its selection as one of the Plus Beaux Villes de France. With today being a religious holiday in FR – Ascension Day – … Continue reading

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