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Montpellier, Urban Old and New

Traveling to Montpellier to study French was one of the smarter decisions I’ve made. By the time I left the EuroLingua Institute and said au revoir to the friends I’d made there, my confidence in speaking French had grown by leaps and bounds. And I had fallen in love with Montpellier. With about a quarter million …

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Mysterious Rennes-le-Chateau, France

  Mystery and legend swirl around Rennes-le-Chateau, a medieval village in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of southwestern France. Visitors come by the thousands, curious to see the home of ancient family codes, a secret society, hidden treasure, and religious conspiracies. I go for the incredible views of the landscape and, yes, the intrigue of it all. …

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Inspiration in the South of France

There is nowhere like the South of France; the warm sun and the Mediterranean Sea influence everything: the food, the wine, the architecture and the way of life. After Paris, the south is France’s most popular vacation destination for foreign visitors and the French themselves. Although agriculture has been the mainstay in the economy for …

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