Tag Archives: French marché

La-Ferté-sous-Jouarre to Lagny-sur-Marne. Colds and bad weather? Still France, still fabulous. 

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Piépape to Chaumont via the Balesmes Tunnel. 

Wednesday 24th May. Today we transversed the Balesmes Tunnel, nearly 5km long, built mid 1880s, and ‘supposedly’ well lit the entire way, more on that shortly. We left Piépape early that morning, climbing 11 locks in 9kms before reaching the tunnel … Continue reading

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Chalon sur Saône marché, an unexpected night on the Seille river and on to Mâcon.

Sunday, August 28. We left Chalon at 10.30 after visiting the excellent market that is centred on the Place St Vincent and then meanders down the side alleys. Lots of fruit and vege stalls plus fish, sausage and artisanal cheese … Continue reading

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Migennes covered market…

The weekly markets are one of my favourite things about France and we are so lucky to be able to visit lots of different markets while we cruise the canals on our boat, Silver Fern. Here are some pictures I … Continue reading

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Gurgy, Migennes and Brienon-sur-Armançon

Up, breakfast and we are off. Gurgy was great. Nice new wooden quay with power at €5 for 12 hours if you want it. Lovely village with boulangerie The weather was pretty good, alternating between sun and cloud. There’s a … Continue reading

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And now for what’s really important…

Let’s face it, a big part of the French experience is centred around food. And wine, of course! So here are some pics of the food we ate, the markets we visited and why we love spending part of each … Continue reading

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