Cave Houses of the Loire Valley

Although many people know the Loire Valley for its wine and wine cave tours, fewer know just how vast and varied the underground world is here. The local tuffeau stone (a type of limestone) has been mined for centuries as a construction material. This created artificial caves underground or along the hillside, many of which … Read more

The Magic of Broceliande Forest, France

Carnac already had me convinced that Brittany was one of the most beautiful and interesting areas of France so we decided to explore a little more. Broc√©liande Forest, also known as Paimpont Forest, is an area of exceptional beauty about 18 miles west of the city of Rennes. The forest covers 25 square miles and … Read more