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Vannes is a Ville Fleurie

Background: What are Villes Fleuries? The ‘towns and villages in bloom’ award (ville fleurie) is given to French places that make a special effort to create a pleasant natural environment for both residents and visitors by focusing on plants, flowers … Continue reading

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Vannes: A Beautiful Town in Brittany

Vannes: A Picturesque, Walled Medieval Town in Brittany France has no shortage of beautiful small towns and villages—in fact, it’s really quite hard to find an ordinary or ugly one. Often, the main local road goes through the middle of … Continue reading

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Brittany’s Hydrangeas

Brittany’s Hydrangeas (les hortensias in French)—Gardener’s Delight (un hortensia in French) Bold, Bright, Beautiful Gardens in France, whether private or in parks, are gorgeous, always with masses of flowers of all kinds. We discovered that French gardeners are fanatic about … Continue reading

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