Les Noëls Blancs : destination Scandinavie !

Les Noëls Blancs or The White Christmases is our seasonal theme here in the usually snow-free town of Saintes, Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France. Among the decorated fir trees, our festive Christmas Market is flying the flags of Denmark, Finnland, Norway and Sweden this year, being disguised as a Sami village from Lappland. The “Nördic Lounge” igloo bar which at night glows like northern […]

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Le Château de Crazannes

With the arrival of the Christmas Penguins at the Christmas Market in the shadow of our Gallo-Roman Arc de Germanicus, the Christmas Season has officially opened in the town of Saintes, Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle Aquitaine, dans le sud-ouest de la France. But before I let you in on all the secrets of this years seasonal festivities, I’ll give […]

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