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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  |  Amélie Roca  |  Events

Sound and light show in Carcassonne

For 3 consecutive summers now, Amaclio Productions has been offering a sound and light show at the Cité de Carcassonne. And more precisely within the Château Comtal. Since 2012 this company has specialized in the production and realization of visual and sound effects in order to highlight and enhance our French heritage.

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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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05 June 2021  |  Virginie Erre  |  Culture, Events

Photojournalism festival 2021

The dates of the next international photojournalism festival are published. Take advantage of this event to visit the Perpignan region. The exhibitions take place in emblematic places of the city, particularly in the historic center.

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02 June 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Pure France

Rental with private pool in Côte d'Azur

Explore the beautiful hills and towns that line the coast along stunning blue water. You will find a wide choice of spectacular properties on our website, all offering a fabulous vacation experience in this much loved region. The mythical French Riviera! Between mountain and sea, from Saint-Tropez to Cannes to Villefranche, from Nice to Menton. And Monaco, the second smallest country in the world.

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02 June 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Houses For Sale

Languedoc Villa for sale with private swimming pool

Beautiful recent villa (2007) of traditional construction, very comfortable and lightfull, with 125 m² of living space including 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms plus a mezzanine, on a 700 m² plot with exceptional views, in a quiet street and a few minutes walk from all shops. 20 minutes from Béziers, 25 minutes from the coast.

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01 June 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Tourism

La Plage de la Garoupe, Cap d'Antibes

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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26 May 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Holidays, Pure France

7 properties by the beach

The beautiful days are approaching, the beautiful sunny days, the long summer evenings. It's time to think about your summer vacation! In the direction of the Mediterranean or the ocean... choose your property by the beach that suits you.

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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.

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23 May 2021  |  Virginie Erre  |  Culture, Events

Pablo Casals Festival, July 30th - August 13th 2021

Book your place now at the Pablo Casals festival in the Pyrénées Orientales. The chamber music festival takes place this summer from July 30 to August 13, 2021. The famous cellist Gautier Capuçon will be amongst the artists performing. Come and spend your holiday in the south of France and enjoy the festival one evening.

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22 May 2021  |  John Jones  |  Gastronomy

How’d you like them apples

The French like to celebrate food in all its varieties and one can find village ‘Fetes’ to celebrate just about anything that grows locally. When in season villagers flock to rejoice and taste the fruits of their region from the humble chestnut to the inedible mimosa flowers.

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.

21 May 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Architecture

Eiffel's designs - apart from the tower.

Yes, the tower. But Gustave Eiffel also designed many other structures, not only in France, but around the world. He contributed to the construction of the Statue of Liberty in New York and designed several bridges for the French Railways. Discover more about Gustave Eiffel...


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