The picturesque town of Uzerche, in Corrèze, a department in southwestern France. The feminist and literary theorist Simone de Beauvoir spent the summers of her youth in the region. Photo: Keith Mundy

In the footsteps of Coco Chanel, Colette and Simone de Beauvoir in central France

  • The countryside of Corrèze in central France helped pioneering feminist Simone de Beauvoir find personal and sexual freedom
  • It also gave taboo-breaking novelist Colette a break from hedonistic Paris and provided shelter and inspiration for Chanel’s revolutionary designer
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The picturesque town of Uzerche, in Corrèze, a department in southwestern France. The feminist and literary theorist Simone de Beauvoir spent the summers of her youth in the region. Photo: Keith Mundy
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