French Regions

All French regions, cities, villages, and provinces – Details, population, weather, tourist information and much more…

The British Consulate for South West France, Bordeaux

The British Consulate for South West France, Bordeaux

British Consular offices for southwest France – The British Consulate for South West France is situated in the city of Bordeaux in the Aquitaine region and offers help and advice to both residents and visitors in the region.  They also offer help and advice for British businesses wishing to operate …

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Barbezieux Saint Hilaire France, Charente

Barbezieux Saint Hilaire France

Barbezieux Saint Hilaire France, Charente Population: 4693(INSEE 2005) Postal Code: 16300 Rail Link: No (nearest Chalais 30km or Angouleme 36km) Nearest Airport: Angouleme, Brie Champniers – (45km/28mi -40mins) Nearest Channel Port: Saint-Malo (476km/296mi – 4h56mins) Nearest Seaside Beach: St Georges de Didonne (71km/44mi – 1h13mins) Commerce: Cafes, restaurants, shops Economy: Commerce, Agriculture To visit: 15th Century Chateau Events: Blanzac …

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Barbezieres Charente France Key Stats

Barbezieres Charente France

Barbezieres Charente France Population: 134 (INSEE 2004) Postal Code: 16140 Nearest Airport: Angouleme-Cognac – (36km/22mi/44mins) Nearest Channel Port: Saint-Malo (432km/269mi – 4h38mins) Nearest Seaside Beach: Chatelaillon Plage (97km/60mi – 1h32mins) Barbezieres Charente France Geography and Transport Barbezieres is a small hamlet (area 9.29 km2) situated in the northwest corner of the Charente at an …

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Aubeterre Sur Dronne Charente France

Aubeterre Sur Dronne Charente France

Aubeterre sur Dronne charente france Population: 412 (INSEE 2005) Postal Code: 16390 Rail Link: No (TER Regional Rail at Chalais is closest at 12km/7.5mi – 13mins) Nearest Airport: Angouleme (Brie Champniers) – (64km/40mi -58mins) Nearest Channel Port: Caen (535km/333mi – 5h31m) Nearest Beach: Saint Georges de Didonne (113km/71mi – 1h56m) Commerce: Restaurants, basic facilities Economy: Commerce, Tourism …

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Ars En Re France Holiday Rentals And Hotels

Ars En Re France Holiday Rentals And Hotels

Ars En Re France Holiday Rentals And Hotels Population: 1294 (INSEE 1999) Postal Code: 17590 Rail Link: No (TGV and TER from La Rochelle 35km/22mi/46mins) Nearest Airport: La Rochelle – (30km/19mi – 37mins) Nearest Channel Port: Saint-Malo (351km/218mi – 4h21mins) Nearest Seaside Beach: Ars en Re Commerce: Restaurants, Cafes, Bars, Local Produce Economy: Agriculture, Tourism, Commerce, Salt …

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Angouleme France In Charente, All You Need To Know

Angouleme France

Angouleme France, Charente Category: Charente Population: 43171(INSEE 1999) Postal Code: 16000 Rail Link: Yes (TGV) Nearest Airport: Angouleme, Brie Champniers – (12km/8mi – 18mins) Nearest Channel Port: Caen (484km/301mi – 4h42mins) Nearest Seaside Beach: St Georges de Didonne (106km/66mi – 1h46mins) Commerce: Many shops, bars, restaurants and facilities Economy: Paper, Manufacturing, Commerce To visit: Cathedral Saint Pierre, Chocolatier Letuffe (Trois …

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Angles Sur L Anglin – Vienne Tourist Information

Angles Sur L Anglin - Vienne Tourist Information

Angles Sur l Anglin, Vienne Category: Vienne Population: 391 (INSEE 2007) Postal Code: 86260 Rail Link: No (Chatellerault TGV – 33km/21mi/33mins) Nearest Airport: Poitiers Biard – (57km/35mi – 1hr) Nearest Channel Port: Caen (370km/230mi – 3h38mins) Nearest Beach: Chatelaillon Plage (194km/121mi – 3h24mins) Commerce: Restaurants, basic facilities Economy: Tourism To visit: Roc aux Sorciers (pre-historic site) Events: Pyromelodique Spectacle (Aug) Market: …

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Aigre France, Literally All You Need To Know

Aigre, Charente, France

Aigre, Charente, France Population: 1109 (INSEE 2007) Postal Code: 16140 Rail Link: No (Bus link to Angouleme or Ruffec) Nearest Airport: Angouleme, Brie Champniers – (30km/18mi – 34mins) Nearest Channel Port: Caen (459km/285mi – 4h30mins) Nearest Beach: Chatelaillon Plage (104km/65mi – 1h37mins) Commerce: Shops, Cafe, Restaurant Economy: Cognac, Agriculture To visit: Tusson Medieval Garden Events: Brocante Centre Bourg (July) …

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French Bank Account & Writing a French Cheque 101

French Bank Account & Writing a French Cheque 101

What do you need to take When Opening a French Bank Account? Identification (passport or similar), Proof of residence (utility bill will do) What Aout Bank Charges? The monthly charge for current account, plus charges for card and overdraft facility (used or not) What About Money Transfers? Charges apply, protect …

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Basic French Words For Food Search

Basic French Words For Food Search

Basic French Words For Food Search à la plancha (Grilled)   Flétan (Halibut) Agneau (Lamb)   Foie (Liver) Ananas (Pineapple)   Fraises (Strawberries) Anguilles (Eel)   Framboise (Raspberry) Araignée de Mer (Sea Spider)   Homard (Lobster) Autruche (Ostrich)   Huîtres (Oysters) Au Four (Oven Roasted/Baked)   Langouste (Spiny Lobster) Bar (Sea …

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