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26 November 2021  |  Virginie Erre  |  Bakeries, Patisseries

Laure Thouvenin Pastry

Discover the Pâtisserie Laure Thouvenin. A reasoned pastry to use Laure's words. More than a realization, cakes and pastries are about the confection. The taste is at the height of the sublime aesthetic. More flavors and less sugar - Laure Thouvenin.

24 November 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Tourism

Strasbourg - the biggest and best Christmas market

Strasbourg’s Christmas market is one of the best loved in the country. It has a vintage feel, with many traditional craft stalls that will make your think of Christmas celebrations from yesteryear. The city’s historic quarter, known as ‘Petite France’ is a dream to stroll through on a winter’s night, too.

22 November 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Tourism

The smallest municipality in France

The smallest municipality in France, with an area of 3.54 hectares, Castelmoron-d'Albret can also claim to be a charming fortified village perched on a rocky outcrop. Discover its pleasant flowery streets and admire its old houses, remains of ramparts, washhouses and fortified doorways.

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...

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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.

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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.

26 October 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Holidays

Surfing In France

The first recorded surfers in Europe were documented off the coast of Portugal in the 1920s. It would be another 30 years before surfing took hold in a big way in France, beyond the odd visitor from down the Basque coast in Portugal. Today, Biarritz, Hossegor, Cap Feret and the like are globally known surfing destinations that bring in billions in tourist revenue every year.

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21 October 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Culture

Hélène Et Les Garçons

Hélène et les Garçons is a French television series in 280 episodes of 26 minutes, created by Jean-François Porry, produced by AB Productions and broadcast from May 11, 1992 to November 22, 1994 on TF1. Since the end of its shooting, the series is available in full on the Generation Sitcoms YouTube channel.

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21 October 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Tourism

Visit Cassis

Cassis is a beautiful harbour town on the south coat of France in Provence. Cars are not allowed in the main part of the town and there are fabulous waterside restaurants and shops looking out of the harbour. Daily boat trips to the famous Calanques.

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20 October 2021  |  Hugh Atkins  |  Sports and leisure

History Of The French Football Shirt

Since their first official match against Belgium in 1904, the shirt of the France team has undergone many changes. However, the famous blue jersey was not established as main strip until 1919 with the creation of the French Football Federation. Here's the history of the France jersey.


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