• Posts Tagged ‘Tour de France’

    Carcassonne Enjoys Another Moment of Fame

    by  • July 22, 2014 • Carcassonne

    The Tour de France starts from Carcassonne as it heads for the Pyrenees As I write this blog, the Tour de France begins its assault of the Pyrenees with the riders tackling a tricky stage from Carcassonne to Bagnères-de-Luchon.  The stage will give the riders a taste of things to come over the next...

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    Paris Prepares to Party….

    by  • July 13, 2014 • City Breaks, Paris

    Events take place in central Paris to commemorate Bastille Day The city of Paris prepares to party as France commemorates the start of the French Revolution with its big national holiday on 14th July.   As usual, there will be mass celebrations in villages, towns and cities up and down the country.  To kick off...

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    The Tour de France – Beyond the Belgian Border

    by  • June 25, 2014 • Brussels, City Breaks, Multi Centre Breaks, Sport, World War I, Ypres

    A Brief Encounter with Ypres With Wimbledon underway and England already on the plane home from Rio, so our attention turns to the next great summer sporting spectacle – the Tour de France. There’s already been much hype about the imminent Grand Départ from Yorkshire, taking in the cities of Leeds, Harrogate, York and...

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