Amélie Roca

I am a Community Manager for Pure France as well as the host of Pure France TV, presenting high quality rental homes all over France.

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28 February 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Pure France

Holidays in Grasse - Villa Genets

Enjoy unforgettable breathtaking views from Villa Genets. From its commanding position it is an ideal place to watch the summer fireworks displays of all the coastal towns. Located in Grasse in the Alpes Maritimes, this exceptional architect-designed villa offers 6 bedrooms | 5 bathrooms | 11 beds.

27 February 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Pure France

Holidays at Château Jauquet

Château Jacquet is located in Saint-Mézard, Gers in the heart of Occitanie. It is an exceptional Château located in the beautiful Gascon countryside. The property has been completely renovated offering harmony between contemporary design and original elements.

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26 February 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Pure France

Holidays in Provence - Bastide de Cavaroux

The property is located at the end of a residential lane, a short drive (15/20 mins walk) or 2km from the village of Callian. Callian is located 35 minutes inland, 30 minutes from Cannes and Grasse. Easy access (15 minutes) from the A8 motorway. The village is one of the most beautiful villages in France with all amenities including lovely restaurants and cafes with panoramic views.

© Carcassonne Australian Park © Oulibo olive oil mill in Bize-Minervois © Sigean African Reserve

25 February 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Pure France

My holiday at Château Corbières in Nevian

Set in traditional French village of Nevian set in the heart of the Languedoc vineyards is a 19th century château set up for holiday rentals. Château Corbières is an air-conditioned château accommodating up to 14 people and features a 10m x 5m private heated pool. Discover a selection of local tourist attractions.

© Base Nautique Cajarc - Agence Vent d'autan

24 February 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Cajarc, a Medieval Treasure in the Lot

Located in the heart of the Lot region of France, Cajarc is a medieval gem that enchants visitors with its timeless charm, picturesque streets and rich historical heritage. Let's discover the wonders of Cajarc, a destination that evokes the spirit of the Middle Ages while offering an authentic and unique travel experience.

© Anne Marie Blanchard

23 February 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Culture, Architecture

Collonges-la-Rouge, a journey through time

Located in the Limousin region of France, Collonges-la-Rouge is an extraordinary village that seems straight out of a fairy tale. With its houses with red facades, its cobbled streets and its medieval atmosphere, Collonges-la-Rouge offers a unique and captivating travel experience. In this article, we will delve into the history, charm and attractions of this exceptional village.

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21 February 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Sports and leisure

Pyrenees Thermal Resorts

A popular place for vacationers is the Pyrenees, this majestic mountain range that stretches between France and Spain. They are home to breathtaking landscapes, but also thermal treasures renowned throughout the world. These spa resorts, nestled in the heart of green valleys or perched at altitude, offer a unique experience of relaxation and well-being, far from the tumult of daily life.

© Père Igor — Travail personnel, CC BY-SA 4.0,

07 February 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Limeuil, a port on the Dordogne

In the picturesque landscape of Périgord, Limeuil stands like a jewel that dazzles visitors with its natural beauty, medieval charm and rich history. Located at the confluence of the Dordogne and the Vézère, this enchanting village offers an unforgettable getaway in a preserved and authentic setting.

© René Hourdry - wikimedia

05 February 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Barjols, timeless charm of a Provençal village

Nestled in the heart of Provence, between mountains and green valleys, lies a picturesque village that captures the imagination with its timeless charm and medieval streets: Barjols. This hidden pearl in the South of France offers much more than breathtaking landscapes, it offers an immersion in the history, culture and natural beauty of the region.

© Wikimedia

03 February 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Lourmarin, Provençal Harmony in the heart of the Luberon

In the heart of the rolling hills of the Luberon, you will find a pretty, beautifully preserved village, capturing the very essence of Provence: Lourmarin. With its narrow streets, its facades bathed in sunlight and its peaceful atmosphere, this Provençal village enchants visitors with its timeless charm and authenticity.

© Bonachera jf — Travail personnel, CC BY-SA 4.0,

02 February 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Ménerbes, timeless elegance of a Provencal village

Nestled in the heart of the sunny landscapes of the Luberon, Ménerbes emerges like a preserved jewel of Provence. With its cobbled streets, sun-drenched stone houses and stunning views of the surrounding countryside, this Provençal village embodies the very essence of southern charm.

©H. Zell

01 February 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  UNESCO

Fortifications of Vauban

Vauban's work includes 12 groups of fortified buildings and constructions along the Northern, Eastern, and Western borders of France. The Vauban fortifications refer to a set of fortifications designed by the French military engineer Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban during the 17th century.

© Rundvald — Travail personnel, Domaine public,

29 January 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Nature , Tourism

Villefranche-sur-Mer, Cote d'Azur

Nestled between Nice and Monaco, Villefranche-sur-Mer is a stopover point for many cruise ships with its picturesque fishing port. With its 16th century Citadel and its colorful facades, Villefranche-sur-Mer has also become a popular city for painters and artists.

© Herver Roussy

28 January 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  UNESCO

Cordouan Lighthouse

The Cordouan lighthouse stands on a shallow rocky plateau in the Atlantic Ocean located at the mouth of the Gironde estuary in New Aquitaine, in a dangerous and inhospitable environment. Built with white limestone blocks between the end of the 16th century and the beginning of the 17th century.

© Travail personnel, CC BY-SA 4.0,

27 January 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  UNESCO

Fontainbleu Palace, south-west Paris

The Château de Fontainebleau, located in Fontainebleau, south-west Paris is surrounded by magnificent gardens of nearly 130 hectares, it is renowned for its beauty, and its very well maintained gardens and its fountains. Its 130 hectare estate deploys various buildings between four main courtyards, three gardens and a park.

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