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Discovering some of France's most beautiful gardens

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The Lot-et-Garonne is a south-western French department created from the union of the land and two rivers: the Lot and the Garonne. It’s therefore not surprising that some of the most beautiful gardens in France can be found here. The stories of these mini Edens are both astonishing and little-known. Impressionist painter Claude Monet came to one in Temple-sur-Lot to buy hundreds of water lilies for his garden at Giverny. Not far away, in Nérac, legend has it that another garden was the scene of a brief but passionate love affair between a certain Fleurette and Henri de Navarre, later King Henri IV, giving rise to the French verb "to flirt". Last but not least, Vincent Beylard's orchards have enabled this local man to become a world champion of jam.

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The Lot-et-Garonne is a south-western French department created from the union of the land and two rivers: the Lot and the Garonne. It’s therefore not surprising that some of the most beautiful gardens in France can be found here. The stories of these mini Edens are both astonishing and little-known. Impressionist painter Claude Monet came to one in Temple-sur-Lot to buy hundreds of water lilies for his garden at Giverny. Not far away, in Nérac, legend has it that another garden was the scene of a brief but passionate love affair between a certain Fleurette and Henri de Navarre, later King Henri IV, giving rise to the French verb "to flirt". Last but not least, Vincent Beylard's orchards have enabled this local man to become a world champion of jam.

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