Oui, c'est encore la belle France, from the bright lights of Paris to the rocky shores of Brittany & the chic vibe of the Côte d'Azur -- both deluxe and pas cher.
Christmas in Colmar, in Alsace-Lorraine
Europe’s towns and cities famously light up and don holiday finery for Yuletide, but during the Christmas season in Colmar, in northeast France’s Alsace region – already famous for its charming historic quarter, with its cobblestone streets, canals, and half-timbered houses – the displays reach another level entirely, going far beyond lightbulbs adorning the main streets to the façades of the small houses in its old town illuminated in all the colours of the rainbow. The results, as any…Read more…
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Elyse, I don't know how to respond directly to your post but just to say I've had good luck with the Regional tourism boards - they tend to have marketing staff as well as comms staff - I don't know about Bordeaux but I have to say several regions have been very responsive. Good luck!
Introducing Le Pisadou, a chestnut-based cake from the Ardeche, so yummy you cannot have just one slice. I have it on good authority: mine... Read more about it on my blog at Women on the Road
Tried them again...they were very rude. The assistant to the main person was very nice, and then after I put in all the efforts, I got a mosquito swat of a rejection saying they are too busy. I think there are certain tourism boards that only work with outlets they feel are top tier. They pawned me off to a couple of PR firms, so I will try my luck with them.
Tourism boards who only help writers at a certain tier should post a disclaimer on their web site saying they only work with top market newspapers and newsstand books.