Tag Archives: Public holidays

In bustling Bruges

Although it wasn’t on our original itinerary we decided we would visit Bruges – the capital of West Flanders in Belgium – to see this pretty (and pretty touristy) UNESCO-listed city of canals and cobblestones for ourselves. Arriving on Ascension Day … Continue reading

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It May be a public holiday

It seems that the majority of French public holidays (jours fériés) fall in May, and always when we want to go shopping! We were caught out the other day when we decided to make an early start and head into Chateauroux, only … Continue reading

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