Prehistoric cave art celebrated at new Lascaux centre in Dordogne

Lascaux 4, a spectacular replica of France’s most celebrated cave art using interactive guides and multi-screen displays, opens on 15 December

Travel 2016 – Tip 20 – France – Niaux

This travel tip is not so difficult to understand. The 13,000-year old cave paintings in the Grotte de Niaux, about two miles from Tariscon-sur-Ariege are unmissable. Tarascon is worth a look around for 1.5 hours with its clock tower, which provides views over the local valleys, the church of St Michel, and the old town.Continue reading “Travel 2016 – Tip 20 – France – Niaux”

Travel Quiz

Who doesn’t like a quiz, especially a quiz that acquaints you with sites you’ve never heard of. Look at these pictures and marvel: http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2014/apr/11/travel-picture-quiz-where-would-you-find-these-geographical-wonders