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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21 March 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Holidays

The most beautiful landscapes of France

No need to go abroad, France has magnificent places not to be missed. Varied landscapes in the various French regions, let's discover the most beautiful places in France. The Calanques, the Camargue, the Gorges du Verdon, the Volcanoes of Auvergne, the Colorado Provencal, the Pic du Midi... so many places that make France an exceptional destination.

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18 March 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Gastronomy

The history of the Michelin Guide

During your meals at the restaurant or your stays at the hotel you may have heard of the stars of the Michelin Guide. It is a red-colored guide, in the form of a hotel gastronomic directory and guide launched at the beginning of the 20th century by the Michelin tire company. You will also find the Green Guide, which describes the main activities and interesting regional curiosities, as well as Michelin maps of routes and orientation.

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15 March 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Wines, Gastronomy

Gaillac wines, local know-how

The Gaillac vineyard is a bastion of ancient grape varieties. The winegrowers like to find the old local grape varieties left aside, forgotten or lost. This one has never broken with history, the grape varieties are the identity of the Gaillac vineyard.

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12 March 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Pure France, Holidays

Prepare your summer 2023

You want to spend a great summer vacation with family or friends. So don't wait any longer to book your summer vacation with Pure France. Choose your destination in France, where let yourself be tempted by a property and a destination of your choice to live an unforgettable experience and create your most beautiful memories.

Restaurant Delauzun

10 March 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Restaurants, Gastronomy

Restaurant Delauzun, for a great evening in Pézenas

Located in Pézenas, the Delauzun restaurant offers fine and gourmet cuisine to awaken your taste buds. According to legend Molière would have resided from 1646 to 1657 and would have appreciated the wines of the region. The estate was passed from hand to hand before being renovated with new modern facilities, next to historic buildings. Giving way to the restaurant of Matthieu de Lauzun, Michelin-starred chef.

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09 March 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Nature

Dog sledding in France, discover mushing

Guided expeditions with sled dogs. Winter sports amuse you and you have the opportunity to try out a new activity. Discover these expeditions, which are becoming more and more popular. Especially in France, whether in the Alps, the Juras, the Vercors, or the Pyrenees. Dare to live an unforgettable adventure in a group or alone!

05 March 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Holidays

Guéthary and Bidard, authentic villages in the heart of the Basque Coast

Guéthary is by its architecture a typical Basque village. Faithful to its past as a former whaling port, it remains focused on the Bay of Biscay with its small port, its world-famous surf spots, its seafood restaurants and its family beaches. Classified as a Remarkable Heritage Site with the preservation of architectural values, pelota and surfing, Basque songs, classical music and its jewel a sixteEnth century church.

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24 February 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Gastronomy, Restaurants

Restaurants not to be missed on the Côte d'Azur

The Côte d'Azur is one of the most popular destinations in France, very appreciated for its climate which reigns there but also for its gastronomy. The region is known for its fresh seafood dishes, Provençal specialties and world-famous local wines. If you are looking to discover the best restaurants on the Côte d'Azur, here are some of our recommendations.

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21 February 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Culture, Events

Mardi Gras, Carnivals in France

Mardi Gras is a festive time. This period marks the end of the "week of seven fat days" (formerly called "carnal days"). Mardi Gras is followed by Ash Wednesday and Lent, when Christians are encouraged to "eat lean", traditionally abstaining from meat.

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20 February 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

A weekend in Périgord

For a long stay or just a weekend, Périgord is full of riches and a beauty that will amaze you. For a getaway with family or friends, you will have the chance to discover this pretty corner of France for a weekend. A verdant region, rich in historical cultural sites, with magnificent villages and generous gastronomy.

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18 February 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Gastronomy

Truffles from Domaines to Domaines

Travel to truffle country! The truffle is a diamond of French gastronomy that is eaten on occasions or simply to have fun. Domaine de Majastre, Domaine d'Argens, Domaine de Montine... so many estates that offer truffles in all their forms.

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10 February 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Culture, Gastronomy, Restaurants

French Food Tour: Taste of Montmartre

France, where the country of gastronomy, the good varied dishes, and the regional specificities make this country the most appreciated country for its gastronomy. Let's embark on a culinary tour of the Montmartre district in Paris, a very charming district in Paris. Let yourself be carried away by a visit and guided tasting with various stops, in cheese dairy, chocolate factory, bakery...

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07 February 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

The essentials in Charente Maritime

Charente-Maritime is located in the center-west of France and in the northern half of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. You can explore the labyrinth of the Marais Poitevin in a traditional boat, far from the crowds, with only a few boats. You can also visit the island of Oléron where you will find the famous colorful oyster huts.

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03 February 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Culture

The Arts and Crafts Mill, Arles-sur-Tech

Located on the old Catalan weaving factory, the arts and crafts mill offers a shop bringing together artists working in several different trades, including leather, textiles, metal, recycled inner tube paper. It is here that the Catalan fabrics known for their solidity and the fantasy of their decor are made.

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