'It's spring when both nature and the city come back to life and there's a real feeling of excitement in the air.' Yearning for a spring break? Gillian Harvey's personal tour of her home city, Limoges, will remind you of all you love about France and inspire you to hop on a plane. Discover the side to the city that only locals know, from the best places to view art or pass a sunny day to where you can indulge a passion for chocolate.
Read more of My City: Limoges in Issue 20 of The Simple Things, on sale now.
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