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30 July 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Holidays, Home, Indoors and Outdoors

Bigger screen entertainment with Pure France

Pure France offer a wide range of holiday homes that feature the latest high-tech technologies ranging from wi-fi internet so the kids can play their favourite computer games and parents can keep up-to-date with friends and family back at home. Films can be enjoyed on blu-ray and DVD and Favourite tv programmes can be enjoyed from English and French TV channels.

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26 July 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Pure France, Tourism, Holidays

Le Mas de la Tour, Valbonne

New to the rental market, this fabulous property is currently available for all August weeks, so book quickly ! Set in 2,000 square metres of Mediterranean gardens, the detached and spacious property has a fabulous private pool, 5 garden terraces and 4 ensuite bedrooms. Easy walk to all amenities in the charming village of Valbonne.

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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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24 July 2021  |  Lee Jones  |  Made in France

Sound of the sea

Waterfall Audio, established in 1996 and 'Made in France'. A designer of hand-made transparent glass loudspeakers made in Carcés in the middle of Provence, France. Discover beautiful sea views in France with Pure France by choosing a holiday property with a private pool and a sea view.

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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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20 July 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Culture

Spike Lee, Cinéma à la plage

The Cannes Film Festival finished with a special screening of Spike Lee's 'American Utopia' a concert / theatrical film of Talking Heads' singer David Byrne. Shown on the big screen on the beach, free for eveyone to watch. Spike Lee introduced the film himself and said goodbye to everyone in Cannes.

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16 July 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Pure France

The benefits of a private holiday rental property

It's the same every year - what are we going to do for our summer holidays ? This year is of course very different. Mixing with large groups of people is obviously not an option; what better than a private holiday home with your own private pool ? Discover here the benefits of a private holiday rental home in your ideal location.

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16 July 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Made in France

Biarritz Laboratories

Specialized in sun care, but also moisturizers, sensory care, restorative care and baby care, Biarritz laboratories adapt their products for the whole family. Biarritz Laboratories is also a team involved on a daily basis in the respect the environment, in particular through personal choices. A team headed by a succession of entrepreneurs all in love with the ocean.

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15 July 2021  |  Virginie Erre  |  Bakeries, Patisseries, Gastronomy, Recipes

Chocolate mousse, an easy dessert to make during the holidays

During the holidays, with family or friends, here is an easy and quick dessert to make. The "homemade" chocolate mousse is a real delight to enjoy during your meals on the terrace in the garden or by the swimming pool. Chocolate mousse made its appearance in the 18th century. It is a Swiss cook of Louis XVI, Charles Fazi, who would have invented the recipe.

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13 July 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Holidays, Pure France, Tourism

Pure France in The Sunday Times

"It was probably the finest rental accommodation we’d had, and we’ve had some belters". Anthony Peregrine is one of the UK's leading travel journalists. Having lived in France for over 20 years, he specialises in all things French and his writing appears regularly in The Times, The Sunday Times and The Daily Telepraph. Anthony recently rented one of our fabulous holiday homes and wrote a charming piece for The Sunday Times about his experience.

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12 July 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Events, Culture

Film Festival 2021 - Cannes Fait Le Mur

In partnership with Paris Match, the exhibition "Cannes fait le mur" presents large formats of cinema celebrities installed on building facades and on aerial tarpaulins located all along the rue d'Antibes. The theme chosen this year is "The Kiss", a nice way to bring a dose of optimism this summer.

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05 July 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Culture, Events

Who's coming to Cannes next week ?

The Cannes Film Festival starts on Tuesday, July 6th and runs until the 17th. It's a welcome return after last year's festival was cancelled due to the Covid pandemic. So the stars are returning to Cannes ! Who are we looking forward to seeing ?


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