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Medoc – Ireland: Where to live - How to live

Médoc – Irland We were looking for something different from our life in a German city. For me (Ilona) and my children, life there had become almost intolerable. For us, a house in the Medoc was our dream, as it is for many other Germans and Europeans. After a lot of effort, it became our reality...
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The port of Saint Vivien

port de Saint-Vivien Saint-Vivien. This is a little corner of the region where you need to get out walking and rambling along the little roads that criss-cross it, roads smothered in grasses and wild flowers, well-away from the hurly-burly of the Atlantic coast. In and around the village many people get on their bikes, not only to do a bit of shopping in the centre, post a letter or drink a cup of coffee, but also to go as far as the port and savour a magic moment admiring the light of this “ little Camargue “...
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A soirée at Château Beyzac

Une soirée au Château Beyzac The empty windows and dilapidated roof of this imposing 18th century building suggest fascinating but sinister stories. The large courtyard with restored outbuildings and shining stainless steel tanks is evidence of recent modernisation. Why was the castle established here? What happened here, long ago? What events took place?
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Baroque music in Medoc

Baroque music in Medoc A real matter of chance! Michel just received a phone call from baroque music director François-Xavier Lacroux in person to ask him if it was possible to organize a concert in Medoc for his baroque music group Les Chantres de Saint Hilaire and their Italian colleagues the Accademia d’Arcadia from Milan. At the end of the month. Just like that!..
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The oysters and prawns of Philippe Lucet

Philippe Lucet Several kilometres of gravel track from the Port of St. Vivien leads to Philippe Lucet’s restaurant “La Petite Canau”. Philippe has been here every evening for more than 20 years, in the prawn-selling season of July and August, doing his cooking, char-grilling the freshly-caught prawns on a shovel, and preparing the chips to go with them...
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