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Saving Cordouan lighthouse

Saving Cordouan lighthouse The Cordouan lighthouse is at the forefront of our personal memories of the Médoc. When we used to go back and forth for holidays in the Médoc, and didn’t yet know the region well, the lighthouse marked our passage from the continent to « Paradise »...
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A dual carriageway for the Médoc

Roulons pour le Médoc ! We live in the Médoc, some of us for a very long time. I would like to believe that if we are here, it's because we love this area. I don’t think that anyone would contradict this, regardless of where in Europe they originate. So, many of us have asked the question: what can I do for the Medoc and give back a little to this area...
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Florence Guillot, coffee roasters

Florence Guillot lorence Guillot began her working life as an employee but then had the idea of setting up her own business doing something she knew about from her parents in Châtellerault: coffee roasting. With their support, she decided to set up in business in the Médoc where this activity did not exist...
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By air - following the current

montgolfiere For me too it’s always a beautiful sight to see it passing overhead in Talais, like yesterday evening when my husband came out straightaway to find me and rush me out of the house so that I missed nothing...
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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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