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2024... and France remains the world's most visited and popular country with 89.4 million visitors in 2023. We all love France ! Each region has its own individual identity; its culture, geography and gastronomy. And above it all, it's the French lifestyle that we all wish to embrace. In the pages within this Blog, you'll find everything that is indeed "Pure France". We hope you will find our features entertaining, enlightening and informative. And when you're tempted to become a part if it all, head to our property pages and find your ideal holiday rental home. We look forward to hearing from you.

24 May 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Pure France

Apartments in Pézenas, in Hérault

Hérault is a department located in the heart of Occitanie in the South of France. It is a destination that attracts visitors every year. Whether you are passionate about the sea, the mountains, culture or gastronomy, Hérault offers an impressive diversity of activities and places to discover. Exceptional holidays in Hérault.

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22 May 2024  |  Virginie Erre  |  Tourism

The Palmyre Zoo near Royan

The Palmyre Zoo near Royan is located on the magnificent Atlantic coast of the Charente-Maritime in France. The Palmyre Zoo offers an enriching encounter with more than 1,600 mammals, birds and reptiles of 110 different species.

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18 May 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Drinks, Tourism

Terra Vinea, underground wine museum

This exceptional site hosts gigantic underground galleries with a discovery tour of the history of vines and wine in Narbonne. The numerous wine aging barrels of the Chai Cathédrale will guide you in particular towards the reconstructions of an ancient Roman wine-growing villa, a medieval banquet and towards a museum of the tools and machines used to work the vines over the years.

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15 May 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Nature

Discover the Ile de Ré - for nature lovers

Ile de Ré is known for its magnificent fine sand beaches, dunes and clear waters. You will find family beaches in wild coves, the beaches of Conche des Balaines and Gros Jonc are particularly popular with tourists and locals for their vast expanse of sand and their relaxed atmosphere.

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14 May 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Saint-Cyprien, seaside resort on the Côte Vermeille

Saint-Cyprien est situé entre Argelès-sur-mer et Perpignan, sur la Côte Vermeille. C'est une station balnéaire prisée pour ses plages spacieuses, son vaste port de plaisance, et ses nombreuses activités familiales. Saint-Cyprien attire les familles, les amateurs de sports nautiques et les visiteurs en quête de soleil et de détente.

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12 May 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Nature

Don't miss La Rochelle on the Atlantic Coast

La Rochelle is a port town located in the west of France, it is the flagship destination for lovers of history, nature and the sea. With its famous medieval towers, its lively port and its charming city center. La Rochelle attracts thousands of visitors every year. Let’s discover the main attractions !

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08 May 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Nature , Tourism

Banyuls-sur-mer, a small picturesque village

Banyuls-sur-mer is a pretty, picturesque little village located on the Mediterranean Coast in the Pyrénées-Orientales department, it is one of the hidden treasures of the south of France. Known for its spectacular scenery, renowned wines and welcoming ambiance. Banyuls is an ideal destination for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of big cities and enjoy a more relaxed pace of life.

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06 May 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

For nature lovers - discover Les Corbières

The Corbières region located in the Aude department is an ideal destination for those looking to escape the crowds and discover a preserved corner of France. Its medieval villages, its hilly landscapes and its renowned vineyards, the Corbières offer a multitude of activities for curious tourists.

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03 May 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Architecture, Culture

Discovering the most beautiful theaters in France

France is renowned for its rich cultural and artistic heritage, and its theaters are living witnesses to it. From sumptuous opera houses to Italianate theaters steeped in history, each performance hall offers a unique and captivating experience. In this article, we will take you to discover the most beautiful theaters in France, where the magic of the show operates in an enchanting setting.

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02 May 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Culture

Discovering traditional markets in France

The traditional markets of France offer a unique sensory experience where flavors, colors and scents mingle to create a vibrant and authentic atmosphere. From quaint village markets to bustling big city markets, each market has its own personality and charm. In this article, we invite you to explore the traditional markets of France, meeting local producers, artisans and passionate gastronomes who make the heart of French culture beat.

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29 April 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Architecture, Culture

Discover the beautiful Chateau Rochefoucauld

Château de la Rochefoucauld, nestled in the charming Charente countryside, is much more than just a castle. It is a living testimony to the tumultuous history of France, as well as a remarkable example of feudal and Renaissance architecture. In this article, we delve into the fascinating history and hidden treasures of this little-known gem.

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