Bags are packed and the bike is in the bike bag - last sleep before we fly out to Paris.
Burgundy has it's own uniqueness as does the Languedoc, both being wine growing districts of note. The Loire Valley holds a special interest to us and this will be our third visit to that region.
The Cathar village of Minerve in the Languedoc - fabulous cycling for hills.
One of the many Chateaux of the Loire
The Dordogne held a personal fascination for me with its history of early man living in caves. We viewed the prehistoric drawings of Mammoth, bison and other early species on the cave walls.
The Troglodyte villages set in the soft rock cliffs throughout the region would appear on my morning rides..