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What to do in Cantal: My Personal Favorites

Posted on 07. Sep, 2012 by .

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During my four days in Cantal, I’ve had the chance to experience all sorts of great things. Massages, great food, cute B&Bs, splendid scenery and more. Here’s a map that lists what to do in Cantal, in my humble opinion. And that’s only a handful - there are in fact so many things to do [...]

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A weekend in Cantal, a photo essay

Posted on 05. Sep, 2012 by .

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To wrap up this series on my press trip in Cantal, I couldn’t think of a better solution than a photo essay. Not because I don’t have anything to say about Cantal. I do. In fact I always have something to say, about pretty much everything. Ask my husband! But somehow I feel like no words [...]

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Where to stay in Salers: Hotel Saluces

Posted on 25. Aug, 2012 by .

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If only all towns were as cute as Salers, and all hotels were as amazing as Hotel Saluces, then travel would never be a bad surprise. The setting is hard to beat - a medieval village, perfectly kept medieval burg in the middle of Cantal, boasting incredible architecture and breathtaking scenery. Yes, the overload of superlatives [...]

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Where to stay in Cantal: Hotel Beau Site Garabit

Posted on 24. Aug, 2012 by .

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When I was on my trip with Atout France through Cantal, I was particularly looking forward to seeing the famous Viaduc de Garabit up close. I’d seen it countless times driving up the A75, but it was always in the distance. And well, you can’t get much closer to it than at Hotel Beau Site [...]

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Where to stay in Cantal: Auberge de Concasty

Posted on 02. Aug, 2012 by .

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During my recent trip in Cantal, I had the chance to stay at the beautiful Auberge de Concasty in Boisset. Just as I am not a big fan of hostels, I was never a big fan of B&Bs either. I am NOT a ray of sunshine in the morning, and can barely put two sentences [...]

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Cantal, the best place you’ve never heard of?

Posted on 20. Jul, 2012 by .

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People love Paris. People love the Riviera. People love the castles. But do people know about Cantal? Didn’t think so. Cantal is one of Auvergne‘s four departments. Each one of them is quite different from the others, and Cantal is all about the outdoors: mountains, volcanoes, hiking, chestnut hunting and al fresco dining. I myself knew [...]

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