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04 March 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Transport, Tourism

Le Train Bleu; Paris to Menton

As tourism to the south of France gained popularity towards the end of the 19th century, a train service was introduced for the wealthy and famous travellers taking them from Calais to Paris and onwards to the final town on the Cote d'Azur before the Italian border, Menton. Here's the story of Le Train Beu.

Yoga retreat in Corsica with Patrick Frapeau

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04 March 2021  |  Virginie Erre  |  Yoga, Wellness

Amazing yoga retreat in Corsica with Patrick Frapeau

For lovers of yoga and nature... Reserve your place from today for Patrick Frapeau's YogaRetreat in Corsica which runs from August 30th until September 4th 2021. An unforgettable experience in a beautiful nature reserve next to the sea. And a special privilege to have as your instructor, Patrick Frapeau. Why not extend your stay in one of Pure France's fabulous Corsican holiday rental homes.

Collioure

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03 March 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

The 9 must-see places in Collioure

Beautiful days are fast approaching so why not discover Collioure, a pretty Mediterranean town on the Côte Vermeille in the Pyrénées-Orientales. The first thing to do is to stroll through the heart of the town to discover its pretty colourful streets. A sun-drenched city, full of flowers and colours, where you will find original houses, craft shops and art workshops.

Loft du Vigneron - Terrace

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02 March 2021  |  Russell Secker  |  Holidays

Loft du Vigneron inside out - Part 2

Creating a beautiful outdoor living space. The next instalment from owner of Loft du Vigneron on creating the wonder terrace at his holiday rental village house in the Languedoc. The stunning terrace of the Loft du Vigneron was the perfect place to create a beautiful outdoor living space in which to relax and slip down a gear or two.

The Magic Roundabout

01 March 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Culture

The Magic Roundabout / Le Manège Enchanté

The story of the short animated TV series which became famous both in France and the UK. Created by Serge Danot, Le Manège Enchanté first appeared on French TV screens in 1965. At the same time, across the channel, it became a children's favourite known as The Magic Roundabout.

Un amour de jeunesse

28 February 2021  |  Virginie Erre  |  Culture

Goodbye First Love - a film by Mia Hansen-Løve

Goodbye First Love is a film by Mia Hansen-Løve released in 2011. "15-year-old Camille and 19-year-old Sullivan are mad about each other, but at the end of the summer, Sullivan leaves to go traveling for a year. After a few months later, he stops writing to Camille and she attempts suicide. Four years later, Camille is devoted to her architecture studies. She meets a famous architect, Lorenz, with whom she falls in love. That's when she crosses paths with Sullivan again…. " A must-see movie.

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