France is renowned for its historic sites, its beautiful villages, beaches, museums, places of interest, tourist attractions. Here you will find a selection of great places to visit. Occitanie, Provence, Corsica, Burgundy, The Loire Valley - browse and discover the different regions for your holiday.
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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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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.

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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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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.


11 February 2023  |  Virginie Erre  |  Tourism, Culture

Visite du Centre Pompidou à Paris

Visit of the Pompidou Center in Paris, the permanent collection. The Center Pompidou, also called Beaubourg, is the national center for art and culture initiated by President Georges Pompidou, a fan of modern art. The modern and contemporary collection spans two floors of the museum.

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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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01 February 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Nature

Aigues Morte and its pink saltworks

Where does the name Tiges-Mortes come from, Aigues comes from the Occitan "Aigas" which means "water", moreover the city is located in the heart of the marshes, either stagnant water, "dead" water. A fisherman's and salt worker's village, protected by Charlemagne's Matafère tower, it was in 1240 that the town was exempted from taxes and duties. More than 15,000 people flock from all over the coast to enjoy this town.

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30 January 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Toulouse Japanese Garden

The Pierre-Baudis Japanese Garden of Toulouse is a park classified as a remarkable garden of France located north of the city center of Toulouse in France, in the Compans-Caffarelli district. This garden was created in 1981 to meet the wishes of Pierre Baudis during his term as mayor of Toulouse. He had enjoyed this kind of garden on his travels, especially the one in Dublin. It bears his name since May 11, 2016.

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28 January 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Culture

Historical sites in France

Learn more about Prehistory, Antiquity, the Middle Ages, or the Renaissance. Visiting France while combining a historical stay is possible. France is full of places rich in history and events. Discover the historic places in France and take the opportunity to stop in one of our holiday homes for rent:


25 January 2023  |  Virginie Erre  |  Tourism

The Catalans - lateen sails from Sète

The Catalans - lateen sails from Sète and the Thau basin. The association born in 1988 from a first restoration of a Catalan boat, the "Cette". In 2004, the association moved to the Plagette shipyard. It is divided between renovation and navigation.


23 January 2023  |  Virginie Erre  |  Tourism

Visit Futuroscope

Visit Futuroscope near Poitiers. Futuroscope is a leisure park created on the initiative of René Monory in the early 80s. The attractions are focused on new technologies. On the program, travel, thrills and fun games. The Tornado Chasers attraction was voted "Best Attraction in the World" THEA Award 2022.


22 January 2023  |  Virginie Erre  |  Tourism

Sète, the iconic fishing town of Hérault

Sète, the iconic fishing town of Hérault. On one side the Mediterranean Sea, on the other the Etang de Thau, Sète is a fishing town with shimmering colors which is the place of residence of many artists. Paul Valéry, French writer and poet born in Sète nicknamed the city, the singular island.

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21 January 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Holidays in the Périgord Noir

The Dordogne, also called the Périgord Noir, is an appellation of the historical region but also of the current department and the river which crosses the department and which gives its name to the Dordogne Valley. The Dordogne is very popular with tourists with the atmosphere that emerges from this region.

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20 January 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Filming locations in France

The number of filming sites in France are numerous. In general, production studios choose to film in the capital: Paris, but not only... There are unseen places in France that are used for film shoots, Château de Chantilly and Le Château de Chenonceau to mention a few.

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