21 November 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Culture, Tourism, Architecture

Paris by Sasek

With the same wit and perception that distinguished his charming books on London, New York, and San Francisco, here this famous Czech painter presents his impressions of Paris in This Is Paris, first published in 1959. Discover some the beautiful illustrations...

18 November 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Events, Fashion

Black Friday, 26 November

Be on the lookout this Friday, November 26, 2021, for Black Friday. You will find offers not to be missed in stores or on the internet. The opportunity to save money before the end of the year holidays. Black Friday often translated as Black Friday or Black Friday is a business event that lasts a day after Thanksgiving.

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13 November 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Nature

The benefits of indoor plants

In addition to having an aesthetic side for our interior, indoor plants have a large number of benefits and virtues that should not be neglected. What could be nicer than entering an interior where the air is fresh and where you feel good...

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08 November 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Events

Barcares Christmas market

In 2019, the Barcarès Christmas Market welcomed 1.5 million visitors. And it is after a year of absence that the Christmas market returns! Christmas magic and family atmosphere will be there. The entertainment, activities, decorations, shows and parades will be multiplied!

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08 November 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Sports and leisure

Carcassonne Aqualudic Center

Located in Carcassonne in Aude, you can enjoy the indoor and outdoor pools and the balneotherapy (mineral water) area, swimming lessons, aquagym and fitness room. To swim or have fun, the pool will satisfy young and old, its indoor pool and Nordic pool open all year round at 28 degrees.

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06 November 2021  |  Lee Jones  |  Architecture, Tourism

The Ancient Roman city of Glanum

Situated in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence visits can explore the ancient roman city of Glanum. Around 600 BC the first Gallic tribes settled in Glanum, situated on the north face of the Alpilles mountain range. Excavations of the site began in the early 1900's and today visitors can admire the may accent monuments including the House of Antes and the House of Cybele.

05 November 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Wedding planner

The perfect French wedding venue

Here's a beautiful and traditional property situated amongst the Burgundy vineyards, to offer you a fabulous venue for the wedding of your dreams. Nestled in the heart of beautiful historic Burgundy, the Domaine du Chateau is situated perfectly to benefit from the best of Burgundy’s rich history, culture, and highly acclaimed food and wine.

03 November 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Events

Ximiti - your automatic supermarket

Ximiti, a "new generation" of automatic mini-markets has just opened in Cannes. The first French automatic store for the general public, Ximiti, has opened on Boulevard Carnot. This robotic store provides access to 1,600 products, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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02 November 2021  |  Amélie Roca  |  Drinks

Christmas 2021 recipe ideas

Noël est le moment pour se rassembler et se retrouver en famille autour d'un délicieux repas fait maison. Nous sommes souvent à court d'idées concernant les menus de fête, c'est pour cela que nous vous proposons nos idées recettes pour Noël 2021.

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01 November 2021  |  Virginie Erre  |  Pure France

Castle rental for Christmas

How about spending the holidays in a castle? Renting a castle for seasonal rental is quite possible. Immerse yourself in the heart of history and enjoy a wonderful stay out of the ordinary with friends or family. Discover a Pure France selection.


30 October 2021  |  Virginie Erre  |  Gastronomy, Recipes

Pumpkin cream recipe

Are you renting a house with family or friends for the All Saints' Day or Christmas holidays? Here's an easy-to-prepare starter idea for a seasonal meal! The beautiful kitchens of the houses in Pure France vacation rentals invite you to cook.

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29 October 2021  |  Lee Jones  |  Holidays

A winter wonderland between Cannes and Saint-Raphaël

Villa Le Trayas is the perfect location to spend you 2021 Christmas holidays. With its extensive sea views and very high standard throughout the villa offers guests 4 ensuite bedrooms, a terraced garden with palm trees and a private triangular shaped, heated swimming pool. Discover the sights and sounds of Christmas in the Côte d'Azur this winter time.

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28 October 2021  |  Lee Jones  |  Culture, Bakeries, Patisseries

The French croissant

The beloved French croissant famously known around the world as a traditional French pastry is actually an adaptation of an Austrian 'kipferl', a traditional yeast bread roll. As the popularity of the 'kipferl' grew amongst the French, an alternative copy of the pastry was created and known today as the French croissant.

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