Flavigny sweets & chocolate
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Flavigny sweets & chocolate

  Flavigny-sur-Ozerain is a beautiful medieval village with two claims to fame Anise sweeties and being the location for the movie Chocolat. Located 60 km north of Dijon this is a classic small, atmospheric French village.  There are only just over 300 permanent residents but this is designated one of France’s most beautiful villages les…

Food tours in Porto
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Food tours in Porto

Everyone loves a good food experience when travelling.  One of the best ways to find out more about a local cuisine is to take a food tour.  An experienced guide will tell you about some of the city history and more importantly about the food all around you. In Porto there are a number of…

Amarante, Portugal
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Amarante, Portugal

Only 1 hour journey out of Porto is the small, but attractive town of Amarante.   Set on the Rio Tâmega it is a picturesque destination with quiet streets and bars and restaurants.   The river Tâmega runs through the town and crossing this waterway is a pretty stone arched bridge, the Ponte São Gonçalo. It is reputed to have…