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Recommendation for a Charming Village? Maybe France?

Recommendation for a Charming Village? Maybe France?

Jan 29th, 2014, 11:45 AM
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My suggestion is the town of Dieulefit, in the Drôme Provençal. It's a charming small town mostly known to the French, and in a very picturesque area. Another possibility a bit farther south: Bedoin. Good for cycling and the market.
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Jan 29th, 2014, 07:04 PM
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This is wonderful information, I really appreciate all of the ideas and recommendations! FrenchM, loved the links too. I think I'm now torn between the Brittany area, Carcassonne and Annecy.

hetismij2, I was thinking France, but if you have suggestions for Netherlands or Belgium, I would love to hear about it. I'm from Canada, but my family tree on my dad's side of the family traces back to Rotterdam. I have been to Holland once, but would like to go back someday.
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Jan 29th, 2014, 08:08 PM
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Thanks wunderbar2. I'm glad you enjoyed my reports and I hope you enjoy Brittany as much as I do. Just to add a little something different if you do go to Brittany and happen to be in the vicinity I recommend you look at these links and check these places out. I am definitely making visits to these two sites on my next trip to Brittany:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJgD3q5sjMw

http://carnoet.sopixi.fr/accueil.htm

http://www.travelfranceonline.com/ro...oast-brittany/

If you have any other questions I'll see if I can answer them and I'm sure others can help as well.

toontown - No matter what you decide I guarantee you won't be disappointed.
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Jan 30th, 2014, 05:09 AM
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I like Goes, Veere and Middelburg any of which is charming
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Jan 30th, 2014, 06:18 AM
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In addition to Bilbo's suggestions you could consider Naarden, Deventer, Kampen, Harlingen, Enkhuizen or larger places like Amersfoort, Apeldoorn, Breda or Zwolle.
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Jan 30th, 2014, 06:25 AM
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Daventer is also one of my favorites.

The B&B in Veere where we stayed a couple of years ago and I would recomend is http://www.bed-en-brood.nl/ lovely people, great rooms and good restaurants nearbye.
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Jan 30th, 2014, 08:25 AM
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Arles, France is beautiful and small, walkable, and the region around it it beautiful. The food and wine are fabulous!
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