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21Eguisheim, France (by Kristy Schmidt)Eguisheim  is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Alsace in north-eastern France.Eguisheim produces Alsace wine of high quality. In May 2013 it was voted the «Village préféré des Français» (Favorite French Village), an annual distinction that passes from town to town throughout France.

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10Bordeaux, France (by eyeofthebeholder5)Bordeaux is a port city on the Garonne River in the Gironde department in southwestern France.Together with its suburbs and satellite towns Bordeaux is the center of the Bordeaux Métropole. It is the capital of the Aquitaine region, as well as the prefecture of the Gironde department. Its inhabitants are called „Bordelais” (for men) or „Bordelaises” (women). The term „Bordelais” may also refer to the city and its surrounding region.The city’s nicknames are „La perle d’Aquitaine” (The Pearl of Aquitaine), and „La Belle Endormie” (Sleeping Beauty) in reference to the old center which had black walls due to pollution.

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03Bayeux, France (by Austin Adventures, Inc.)Bayeux is a commune in the Calvados department in Normandy in northwestern France.Bayeux is the home of the Bayeux Tapestry, which depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England.

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26Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, FranceL’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue or L’Illa de Venissa is a town and commune on the Sorgue river southeastern France. Politically, the commune is in the arrondissement of Avignon within the département of Vaucluse and the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur.The small town is famous for its many antique shops and hosts antique markets most Sundays. It has many waterside cafés and restaurants, all within walking distance of each other. Its many attractive water wheels throughout the town are still in working order. Keith Floyd, the British TV chef and bon viveur established a restaurant there during a lengthy sojourn in France.



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