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Foothills of the Pyrenees – Quillan, Mirepoix, & Foix

Quillan We drove from Albi, through the pretty French countryside, to Quillan. We chose this town as our base to explore a rugged part of France in the Pyrenees mountains. The small town of Quillan, on the banks of the … Continue reading

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Bastide towns near Albi

A short drive from Albi is the picturesque town of Cordes-sur-Ciel. Again, our hosts gave us a good tip on where to park.  We walked up into town from the lower gate.    In the 12th century the Catholic Church … Continue reading

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