Tourism

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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22 December 2021  |  Virginie Erre  |  Tourism

The Golf de Barbaroux - Brignoles

Golf enthusiasts, discover the Barbaroux golf course in Brignoles. An internationally renowned golf course. You can also recharge your batteries in the Spa. Stay at Villa La Celle, a seasonal rental near Brignoles by Pure France.

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19 December 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Nature , Tourism

The ski slopes, winter 2022

Winter is here, the snow has made a big comeback in recent days in the Pyrenees, the Alps and Ariège. For your winter holidays, take advantage of the many ski slopes available to you in the south of France. You might be wondering where to ski in the south? That's why we've made a list for you.

18 December 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Gastronomy, Tourism

Restaurant - Le Clos des Framboisiers

If you are on vacation or passing through Carcassonne, do not miss out visiting the Restaurant le Clos des Framboisiers. Le Clos des Framboisiers offers a unique menu at €35, with aperitif, starter, main course, cheese and desert. The delicate and fine dressing will give way to a delicious meal, made with fresh products.

15 December 2021  |  Lee Jones  |  Events, Tourism

Carnival of Nice 2022 - King of Animals

For 15 days in February 2022, Nice on the French Riviera welcomes the King of Animals carnival. Come and experience the grand carnival parade held both day and night. The guest of honour this year is the Belgian Carnival "Gilles de la Louvière". Marvel at the illuminated carnival processions and flower decorated floats along with dancers street performers and music.

13 December 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Culture, Tourism

Prehistoric Museum of The Gorges du Verdon

The Museum of Prehistory Gorges du Verdon is located at Quinson, in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, 38 km south-east of Manosque, on the edge of the Var. Museum of Prehistory presents the results of archaeological digs carried out in the Verdon for over 50 years. A trip back in time for all with its circuit of alternating scenes from everyday life in prehistoric times

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09 December 2021  |  Lee Jones  |  Tourism, Nature

Rock of Rocalinaud in Beaumes-de-Venise

A walking trail in Beaumes-de-Venise, Provence that is 13km in length which varies in elevation from between 82 metres and 290 metres passes the famous rock of Rocalinaud, an unusual rock formation nicknamed 'Luna rock' due to its unique form that has been sculpted by wind and rain and salt water when it was once covered by the sea more than a million years ago. The rock is carved in to amazing shapes with views towards Beaumes-de-Venise.

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01 December 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Events, Tourism, Culture

Lantern Festival - Blagnac

From December 1, 2021, the capital of aeronautics will host the Lantern Festival in the Ritouret park in Toulouse. A stroll over an area of ​​10 hectares, with lights that will amaze young and old. As soon as night falls, enter a magical and magical world for an evening.

24 November 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Tourism

Strasbourg - the biggest and best Christmas market

Strasbourg’s Christmas market is one of the best loved in the country. It has a vintage feel, with many traditional craft stalls that will make your think of Christmas celebrations from yesteryear. The city’s historic quarter, known as ‘Petite France’ is a dream to stroll through on a winter’s night, too.

22 November 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Tourism

The smallest municipality in France

The smallest municipality in France, with an area of 3.54 hectares, Castelmoron-d'Albret can also claim to be a charming fortified village perched on a rocky outcrop. Discover its pleasant flowery streets and admire its old houses, remains of ramparts, washhouses and fortified doorways.

21 November 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Culture, Tourism, Architecture

Paris by Sasek

With the same wit and perception that distinguished his charming books on London, New York, and San Francisco, here this famous Czech painter presents his impressions of Paris in This Is Paris, first published in 1959. Discover some the beautiful illustrations...

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06 November 2021  |  Lee Jones  |  Architecture, Tourism

The Ancient Roman city of Glanum

Situated in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence visits can explore the ancient roman city of Glanum. Around 600 BC the first Gallic tribes settled in Glanum, situated on the north face of the Alpilles mountain range. Excavations of the site began in the early 1900's and today visitors can admire the may accent monuments including the House of Antes and the House of Cybele.

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21 October 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Tourism

Visit Cassis

Cassis is a beautiful harbour town on the south coat of France in Provence. Cars are not allowed in the main part of the town and there are fabulous waterside restaurants and shops looking out of the harbour. Daily boat trips to the famous Calanques.

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09 October 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Toulouse - The City of Space

Discovering space and the wonders of the universe has never been easier. Films, tours, exhibitions, discover a more than fascinating universe. The city of space is a center of scientific culture oriented towards space and the conquest of space, devoted as much to astronomy as to astronautics.

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07 October 2021  |  Virginie Erre  |  Houses For Sale, Pure France, Tourism

Monflanquin - a medieval, Tuscan-style village

Monflanquin, 'little Tuscany' with medieval charm. Monflanquin is a hilltop bastide village built by Alphonse de Poitiers in 1256. The village welcomes artists in residence all year round and organizes exhibitions such as the book fair, a photography festival, baroque evenings, etc ... In terms of gastronomy, Monflanquin promotes local produce and benefits from the "Terroir Bio Engagé" label. Here's a fabulous PureFrance house for sale in Monflanquin.

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30 September 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Tourism

Moustiers-Sainte-Marie

Moustiers-Sainte-Marie is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. In 2017, it had a population of 709. It is considered one of the "most beautiful villages of France". Discover the town and a beautiful Pure France holiday rental home.

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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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13 September 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Drinks, Made in France, Tourism, Pure France

Visit Noilly Prat in Marseillan

Noilly Prat is one of the most drinks in the world. Joseph Noilly, a herbalist, developed the first formula in 1813, 50 years before the now archetypal vermouth, Martini. "White" Noilly Prat is the archetype of dry, straw-coloured French vermouth. Noilly Prat now makes Red and Ambre vermouths as well, introduced in the 1960s and 1980s, but they are less widely known. Produced in the small seaside town of Marseillan, there are organised daily visits as well as a large shop.


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