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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18 June 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Pure France, Tourism

Holiday homes in the Alpes-Maritimes

On holiday in the Alpes-Maritimes in Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur, you will discover the places not to be missed in this beautiful department. The Alpes-Maritimes is a very popular destination for tourists. Visit and explore this popular French department. Discover our holiday rental homes in this department.

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15 June 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Tourism, Pure France

Pure France, Tour de France. Day 1, Bergerac

The sun arrives; with hot days and warm evenings. Covid restrictions are relaxed and we get back to our beautiful life in France again. It's time to take to the road and add some fantastic new properties to our portfolio of holiday rental homes. A six day trip to visit some amazing places. Come with us...

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12 June 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Nature

The 5 most beautiful Cathar Castles

If you are passing through Occitanie, you cannot miss the Cathar Castles. These historical heritages which make Occitanie a rich cultural heritage. We have prepared a list for you with the five Cathar castles not to be missed. They all have in common an exceptional history and architecture.

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08 June 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  UNESCO , Tourism

UNESCO sites in France

Holidaying in France, there are some wonderful sites making Francethe most visited country in the world the most visited country in the world. France has forty five listed UNESCO sites - come and discover some of the most famous; Carcassonne, Paris and more.

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07 June 2021  |  Virginie Erre  |  Tourism

The Salt Flats of Gruissan

On holiday in the south of France, come and visit the saltworks of Gruissan. Incredibly beautiful, you will discover how the salt is produced and end with a visit to the small museum and of course, the restaurant, facing the saltworks. An unforgettable visit.

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06 June 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  UNESCO , Tourism

The Pyrenees and Mont-Perdu

Mont-Perdu designates a vast mountainous area between France and Spain. Registered since 2007 on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Let's go and explore this mountain range. Mont-Perdu is a vast mountainous area between France and Spain. The eastern part of the Pyrenees National Park in the Hautes Pyrénées department as well as the Spanish park of Ordesa and Mont-Perdu.

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01 June 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Tourism

La Plage de la Garoupe, Cap d'Agde

On the east side of the Cap d'Antibes peninsula lies a small cove with a lovely beach and two waterside restaurants with panoramic views over the bay towards Nice and Italy. It's a great spot for breakfast, sunbathing and swimming and a great lunch !

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31 May 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  UNESCO , Tourism

Bourges Cathedral

Located in the department of Cher in the Center-Val de Loire, it is a Catholic cathedral, built between the end of the 12th and the end of the 13th century. Architecturally, the building is remarkable both for its proportions and for the structure of its sculptures and stained glass windows.

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30 May 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Holidays, Pure France, Tourism

Summer On The Cap d'Antibes

In 1925, F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda headed south to the French Riviera and took up residence in Villa Saint Louis on the Cap d'Antibes. His stay influenced his famous novel 'The Great Gatsby' with its extravagent and decadent characters. The lifestyle contunues on the Cap d'Antibes...

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29 May 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  UNESCO , Tourism, Holidays

Port of the moon in Bordeaux

Since the Middle Ages, the port of the Moon has been the name given to the port of Bordeaux due to its crescent shape as it crosses the city. It is also represented on the coat of arms of the city. This part of the river which is also called "the harbour" which today has a strong tourist activity.

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25 May 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Tourism, Culture

Villefranche-sur-Mer and The Rolling Stones

Villefranche-sur-Mer is undoubtedly the prettiest and most charming of the smaller towns on the Cote dAzur. Falling from the hills to the seafront and its beautiful bay, Villefranche sits comfortably between Monaco and the Italian border. Like Cannes in the late 19th century and early 20th century, Villefranche was a poular winter destination for royalty and wealthy visitors. And then, in April 1971, the wealthy rock and roll royalty arrived - The Rolling Stones.

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24 May 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  UNESCO , Tourism

Abbaye de Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe

Let's explore the Abbey of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe. It is one of 45 French heritages classified as World Heritage by UNESCO. Located in the Vienne department of New Aquitaine, it is known for its perfectly well-preserved Romanesque murals, unique in Europe.

22 May 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Tourism, Architecture

La Grande Roue

La Grande Roue (The Big Wheel) of Paris was unveiled at the Exposition Universelle in 1900. It was the tallest wheel in the world at its opening. The passenger pods were so large that they were removed from the wheel and used as homes for French families during The First World War. Since 1900, the Grand Roue has become a spectacular site at Fetes Foraines throughout the summer in France.


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