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Discover Paris in the spring, Caen in Normandy and its marvellous markets plus Yvoire, a picturesque village on the edge of Lake Geneva in Haute-Savoie. Explore Saint-Omer, a historic city in the far north that's full of secrets and treasures, and Evian, where Frankenstein's monster stayed! Head with us to Metz in Lorraine to find out about its incredible past, La Couvertoirade, one of the prettiest villages in France, and the UNESCO heritage of Avignon. Guides, gorgeous photos, what's new in France, the best tours and delicious recipes from the legendary Le Nôtre bakery in Paris - and more.

Discover Paris in the spring, Caen in Normandy and its marvellous markets plus Yvoire, a picturesque village on the edge of Lake Geneva in Haute-Savoie. Explore Saint-Omer, a historic city in the far north that's full of secrets and treasures, and Evian, where Frankenstein's monster stayed! Head with us to Metz in Lorraine to find out about its incredible past, La Couvertoirade, one of the prettiest villages in France, and the UNESCO heritage of Avignon. Guides, gorgeous photos, what's new in France, the best tours and delicious recipes from the legendary Le Nôtre bakery in Paris - and more.

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Laurent Delafosse Abbaye de Clairmarais brewery<br />

and now just ruins remain. There was a<br />

brewery on the grounds until 1790 and it’s<br />

here that Laurent Delafosse now brews his<br />

fabulous beers. abbayedeclairmarais.fr<br />

True beer lovers shouldn’t miss a visit to<br />

the Brasserie Goudale in nearby Arques,<br />

a branch of the Brasserie de Saint-Omer<br />

company, a hugely successful brewery<br />

started by the legendary André Pecque AKA<br />

the ‘King of Beer’. Some of his best known<br />

brews include La Goudale (Old English for<br />

good ale), Saint-Omer and Le Panaché.<br />

Brasserie-goudale.com<br />

Rando Rail: Pedal a 4-person kart on an old<br />

railway line through leafy woods and across<br />

fields on a 10km ride. www.rando-rail.com<br />

Close by<br />

La Coupole is an unmissable visit just 7km<br />

from Saint-Omer. Beneath a 72 metres<br />

wide, five-and-a-half metres thick, 55,000<br />

tonne concrete dome, Hitler had a secret V2<br />

rocket base built. A strike to the entrance put<br />

paid to its aim to churn out bomb-carrying<br />

Clairmarais<br />

34 | The Good Life France

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