I am still sorting through all my notes, photos and cartes de visite (business cards) from this summer’s travels, but I will soon be posting four new weekend itineraries:

  • The Marais Poitevin, La Rochelle and Île de Ré (4 nights)
  • Belle-Île-en-Mer, Brittany (1 night)
  • The Normandy Beaches (3 nights)
  • Amboise, Loire Valley (1 night)

In the meantime here is a little photo preview of these weekend trips:

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Clockwise from top left: La Rochelle, Île de Ré (near the town of Ars-en-Ré), Coulon (Marais Poitevin), Brouage (Charente-Maritime)

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Clockwise from top left: Sauzon (Belle-Île-en-Mer), American Cemetery (above Omaha Beach, Normandy), Claude Monet’s “Aiguilles” of Port-Coton (Belle-Île-en-Mer), Château de Chenonceau (Loire)

More details on these trips to come soon!