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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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07 December 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Quimper, an authentic Breton city

Quimper is a picturesque town in Brittany, where history, culture and natural beauty meet to create a unique experience. Quimper offers visitors an authentic getaway in Brittany. Strolling through the cobbled streets of the town center, you will be struck by the charm of the half-timbered houses.

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06 December 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Culture, Architecture

The castles of Lastours, the medieval remains

The Châteaux de Lastours are located on a rocky ridge a few kilometers north of Carcassonne. They are made up of four royal fortresses which unite on the long arid ridge which dominates the village of Lastours and form an exceptional group of four medieval fortresses. These remains offer a fascinating journey for travelers in search of period secrets.

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05 December 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Sare, the must-sees of the village of Sare

Labeled “Most Beautiful Villages of France”, the village of Sare is one of the prettiest villages in the Basque Country. It is located at the foot of the peaks of Rhune, Axuria and Ibanteli. You will find in this village a history, a local atmosphere, traditions, and sport.

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01 December 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

The historic sites of Provence, Cote d'Azur

The Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region is full of fascinating historical sites that you can easily explore during your stay in the area. The Palais des Papes in Avignon, the Arena of Arles, the Baux de Provence...let's discover thees historical monuments.

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30 November 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Discover the charm of Brittany villages

Brittany is a region with a singular charm that is full of architectural treasures and picturesque villages that seem frozen in time. Far from artifice, the villages of character found in Brittany offer an authentic immersion in the cultural and historical richness of the region. Let's embark on a journey through these Breton jewels, where each village tells a story with a unique history.

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29 November 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

The National Parks of France

France is famous for its architectural works, but also its cultural and natural heritage, which is also home to extraordinary treasures through its national parks. These nature sanctuaries offer unforgettable getaways amid breathtaking landscapes and exceptional biodiversity.

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28 November 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Culture, Tourism, Wines / Vineyard

Discover the Bordeaux wine trail

Bordeaux is located in the southwest of France and renowned for its exceptional vineyards and rich wine culture. Let's discover the Bordeaux Wine Trail which will offer you an unforgettable wine experience, allowing wine lovers to discover some of the most prestigious wines in the world. Let's go on this intoxicating adventure through the Bordeaux vineyards.

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27 November 2023  |  Virginie Erre  |  Tourism

The Madrague beach at Saint-Cyr-Sur-Mer

Discover Madrague beach in Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer. The Madrague takes its name from a “fixed fishing device for catching tuna, made up of nets and stakes in which the fish are led to an enclosure where they are caught by raising a net which forms the bottom."

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16 November 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Holidays

The beautiful towns in the Basque country, west France

When we say Basque country, we think directly of the most famous destinations and cities, i.e. Biarritz, Bayonne, Saint-Jean de Luz... but there are other places to discover, notably the small villages nearby. Whether for a relaxing vacation, enjoying surfing, discovering Basque heritage or culture, this region will bring you what you are looking for for your holiday.

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15 November 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

The beautiful villages in Nouvelle Aquitaine

Allow enough time to visit this region which is worth the detour with its villages, each more beautiful than the last, some of which are classified as the most "Beautiful Villages of France". Let's discover the villages that you can visit and learn more about their heritage.

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10 November 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Discover Roquebrune-sur-Argens, in the Var, south of France

Roquebrune-sur-Argens, discover this charming perched village where you will discover the church, the fountains, the porticos, the squares and narrow streets which make it the ideal place to stroll and succumb to the charm of the villages of Provence. Let yourself be lulled by this charming village, its welcome and its way of life.

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09 November 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Eze, a hidden traesure on the Cote d'Azur

The Côte d'Azur is known for its beautiful sunny beaches, its breathtaking landscapes and its climate. At the heart of this region is the medieval village of Eze, a pretty village perched on a hill, which offers superlative charm and splendid panoramic views.

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30 October 2023  |  Virginie Erre  |  Tourism

Cassis and its famous water 'calanques'

Cassis, a pretty traditional fishing village in the south of France, is a must see. Located along the Mediterranean coast in Provence, Cassis is in the heart of the calanques (water creeks) natural park, three of which are accessible on foot or by boat.

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29 October 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Discover the coastal town of Gruissan in the Aude department

Located in the heart of the Aude department, in the Occitanie region, Gruissan is a destination by the sea that is worth the detour. It is a seaside resort renowned for its beaches, its pleasant village and its breathtaking landscapes. For people wishing to visit and enjoy or water sports enthusiasts, Gruissan is very popular with holidaymakers.

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28 October 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Holidays in Brittany

Brittany is a destination hugely popular with holidaymakers for a stay in France. Discover an exceptional natural and architectural heritage, mythical places, discover the places that make Brittany famous. Passing through the Bay of Mont-Saint-Michel, Camaret-sur-mer and Crozon, Concarneau, the Pink Granite Coast, the Quiberon peninsula, the Gulf of Morbihan, Pointe Saint-Mathieu...

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27 October 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Renting your home in Les Landes with Pure France

Head to the Landes, the must-see of New Aquitaine and the ocean, with its immense beaches, its generous gastronomy, its breathtaking landscapes and its art of living. If you wish to rent your house, farmhouse, castle or estate in the Landes, Pure France is an agency specializing in holiday rentals.

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16 October 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Rent your holiday home in the Pyrenees

In summer or winter, the Pyrenees in France are a popular destination for visitors. In summer, the winters are less hot and it is possible to enjoy beautiful mountain hikes but also enjoy the landscapes, lakes and many outdoor activities.

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10 October 2023  |  Amélie Roca  |  Culture, Tourism

Le Moulin Rouge, Paris

The Moulin-Rouge in Paris is a Parisian cabaret founded in 1889 by the Catalan Joseph Oller and Charles Zidler, who already owned the Olympia. A magical review, where the world of the spectacular is invented and shared with emotion.


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