The Good Life France Magazine

The Good Life France Magazine brings you the best of France - inspirational and exclusive features, fabulous photos, mouth-watering recipes, tips, guides, ideas and much more...

Published by the award winning team at The Good Life France

10 months ago


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Brimming with fabulous features combined with stunning photographs – inspiring, entertaining and informative destination features - Provence, Loire Valley, Normandy, Lyon, Brittany, Alsace and more. Delicious recipes, culture and history, what's new, the best tours and much, much more...

Vineyard near

Vineyard near Carcassonne © J-Laurens views, it’s a goosebump, memorable moment as you learn about the mysteries and history of this ancient place. Carcassonne is surrounded by beautiful villages and tiny hamlets like Rennes-le- Chateau and Alet-les-Bains, Rennes-les- Baines and Cathar Castles. So many of the local sites are off the beaten track, authentic and missed by most visitors. You’ll visit private gardens, enjoy a live piano recital at a castle and get to learn more about Mary Magdalene and her journey in the area. Carcassonne Mary Magdalene as a religious figure but as an archetype of the divine feminine. And as you explore her story, you’ll also be immersed in the beauty of France. Carcassonne The journey starts in UNESCO-listed Carcassonne where you’ll stay at the famed Hotel de la Cité. The ground floor of the hotel is a listed historic monument and if you leaf through the guest book you’ll find the signatures of Winston Churchill, Princess Grace of Monaco and Colette, the great French writer. The hotel is seriously special and very luxurious. As you sip the local sparkling wine on the terrace of the hotel and watch the sun set over the citadel while soaking up the stunning 66 | The Good Life France Carcassonne The Good Life France | 67

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