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Tour the excellence of French savoir-faire on your holiday!

The summer holidays are here and no doubt you’ll be travelling through the beautiful regions of France and exploring elements of French heritage. It’s an opportunity to find out about the Living Heritage Companies that are found in each region on the EPV Route. The Living Heritage Company artisans will open the doors of their workshops to show you their rare know-how and passion for their trades. Come and share the enthusiasm of these distinguished men and women who have preserved exceptional savoir-faire while continuing to innovate.

It’s an invitation to for you to rediscover France in a genuine and convivial way, by meeting the men and women who put their talents and extensive experience into practice to create products of excellence.

Don’t hesitate to push open the doors of the private design, creation and production workshops where these experts create their fine work and have them tell you about their unique know-how. Whether you’re a connoisseur of gastronomy, perfumery, cutlery, jewellery, distilling, cabinetmaking or décor, there’s sure to be a Living Heritage Company somewhere on your holiday route through southern or northern Franceor in the Paris region. Head ofBrittany, vand you can choose to visit manufacturers of wooden games and toys, ceramics, charcuterie, the famous lace crêpe, high-end furniture, decorative lighting and even traditional and contemporary or competition boats!

Alternatively make your way through the world of Lorraine tablewaree, or follow the Bourgogne Franche-Comté woodwork route.

Have a fabulous holiday on the EPV route! !

Plus, even though summer must come to an end, many events are coming up next season: on 22, 23 and 24 September the EPVs will be setting up displays at the Hôtel de l'industrie for the Fête de la Gastronomie. More than thirty companies will be exhibiting in the space specially designed for the occasion, so feel free to come along and join in and see the talents!


02 July 2017