Sports and leisure

Sports and leisure, fast-paced or something more subdued; here you will find all types of activities for your holidays with friends and family.
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11 June 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Sports and leisure

Tour de France, Carcassonne

On July 17th the 15th stage will start in Rodez with 202 km, for a finish in Carcassonne. When they arrive in Carcassonne, the riders will have a rest day in Carcassonne, then, on July 19, the race will resume for the 16th stage towards Foix, a stage of 178.5 km. You will be able to find all our properties for rent everywhere in France to follow more closely the stages of the Tour de France.

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26 May 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Sports and leisure

The Fise Montpellier, from May 25 to 29

The banks of the Lez will once again come alive in Montpellier, from May 25 to 29, 2022, the FISE is celebrating its 25th anniversary! FISE is the largest action sports festival in the world where thousands of festival-goers all share their passions and common values for 5 days. It is also a great mix of cultures, more than 54 nationalities represented. The FISE is a mix of urban culture, sport, party and good atmosphere.

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13 April 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Sports and leisure

US Carcassonne Rugby Club

The Carcassonne Sports Union XV is a French rugby union club located in Carcassonne. The club was crowned French Federal Division 2 champions in 2008 and Federal 1 champion in 2010. The club is currently playing in Pro Division 2.

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11 February 2022  |  Amélie Roca  |  Events, Sports and leisure

The Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics take place in Beijing, China from February 4 to 20, 2022. You will find a total of 15 disciplines bringing together 7 winter sports. Pierre de Coubertin has launched the "Modern Olympics" every four years since 1896.

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11 December 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Sports and leisure

Espace Liberté, Narbonne

Espace Liberté is a center located in Narbonne in Occitanie, with several activities and spaces at your disposal. Sliding area with ice rink, swimming pool with water jump, aqua-fitness, bowling and catering. Espace Liberté of Narbonne offers a wide choice of activities.

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08 November 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Sports and leisure

Carcassonne Aqualudic Center

Located in Carcassonne in Aude, you can enjoy the indoor and outdoor pools and the balneotherapy (mineral water) area, swimming lessons, aquagym and fitness room. To swim or have fun, the pool will satisfy young and old, its indoor pool and Nordic pool open all year round at 28 degrees.

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20 October 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Sports and leisure

History Of The French Football Shirt

Since their first official match against Belgium in 1904, the shirt of the France team has undergone many changes. However, the famous blue jersey was not established as main strip until 1919 with the creation of the French Football Federation. Here's the history of the France jersey.

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26 September 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Sports and leisure, Tourism

Puy du Fou

Puy du Fou is a historical theme park in Les Epesses (between Cholet and La Roche-sur-Yon) in the heart of the Pays de la Loire region of western France. The park receives more than 2 million visitors every year, making it the second most popular theme park in France after Disneyland Paris.

23 September 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Nature , Tourism, Sports and leisure

Cannes Natural Forest Park - La Croix des Gardes

Less than a kilometre from the Croisette in Cannes isthe Forest Natural Park of the Croix des Gardes, offering a secluded forest with many trails. Discover no less than 5 routes ranging from 1.5 km to 5.2 km crossing 80 wooded hectares punctuated by 5 look-out points to admire a 360° panorama over the bay of Cannes, the Estérel massif and the Lérins Islands.

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10 August 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Holidays, Pure France, Tourism, Wines, Sports and leisure, Gastronomy, Events, Culture

Events not to be missed in September in France

Have you decided to take a vacation in September? You are right, because it is the best period to fully enjoy your holidays in France without the tourist influx that can sometimes be found in the middle of the summer season. Discover all the events during the month of September, not to be missed during your holidays!

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25 July 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Yoga, Wellness, Sports and leisure

SPA Gemology Carcassonne

Come and experience an unforgettable moment of well-being in an exceptional place dedicated to relaxation and absolute refinement. If you are staying near Carcassonne, then do not miss such a privileged moment. Located at the foot of the medieval city in Carcassonne, at the Hôtel du Château. The SPA Gemology team welcomes you from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. for a moment of relaxation alone or in pairs.

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23 July 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Sports and leisure

The first Tour de France 1903

This year's Tour de France has just finished. It was in 1903 that the first Tour de France took place. Originally scheduled to start in June, the race was postponed one month, and the prize money was increased, after a disappointing level of applications from competitors.

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22 July 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Tourism, Sports and leisure

Lac Saint Cassien

A fabulous day out for everyone holidaying in the Var region of the south of France. Lac Saint Cassien is a man-made lake covering 420 hectares. It is a wonderul recreational area great for hiking, swimming, picnics, canoeing, stand-up paddle and inflatable water park.


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