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23 April 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Architecture

Château-Gontier-sur-Mayenne

In the heart of the town stands the medieval castle of Château-Gontier, dating from the 12th century. Witness to the turbulent history of the region, it offers a fascinating testimony to the military architecture of the time. The cobbled streets and half-timbered houses add to the town's picturesque charm.

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22 April 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Culture, Architecture

Pierrefonds Castle, history and architecture

The Château de Pierrefonds is a magnificent fortress located in the commune of Pierrefonds, in the department of Oise, in the Hauts-de-France region, in the north of France. This impressive castle is notable for its spectacular medieval architecture and picturesque location in the heart of the Compiègne Forest.

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21 April 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Architecture, Tourism, Culture

Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, an architectural treasure

The Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte is located in the green countryside of the Ile de France an hour's drive from Paris, this architectural gem has captivated the imagination for centuries. Built in the 17th century for Louis XIV's superintendent of finances, this magnificent château offers a perfect blend of classical elegance, baroque splendor, and enchanting French gardens.

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20 April 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Events, Pure France

The Tour de France passing by Cherry Farmhouse

Cherry Farmhouse stands proudly on top of a small hill in the countryside, offering the most magnificent views from the house, the pool and the terraces - ideal for long summer dinners on the terrace. This year, it will be the first Grand Départ from Italy and the 26th from abroad with the arrival in Nice. The Tour de France will pass by the Cherry Farmhouse on July 11, more precisely in Fumel, Monsempron-Libos and Monflanquin.

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19 April 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Architecture, Nature , Wines / Vineyard

Exploring the Château de la Chaize

Nestled in the heart of the rolling vineyards of Beaujolais, Château de la Chaize emerges like a historical jewel, it stands out with its architecture. You can even enjoy wine tasting. In this article, we delve into the corridors of this 17th century castle, discovering its rich past, its sumptuous gardens and its unrivaled wine reputation.

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16 April 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

La Roche-Bernard, a journey to the heart of Brittany

Situated on the peaceful banks of the Vilaine River, the medieval village of La Roche-Bernard perfectly embodies Brittany: with a captivating blend of medieval charm, picturesque landscapes and living traditions. In this article, let's explore this Breton gem, where authenticity and history meet to offer an unforgettable experience to visitors.

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15 April 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, capital of Camargue

Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer is the village which symbolizes the capital of the Camargue. This one is built between sea and marshes, let's discover this charming and welcoming village in the heart of the Camargue. In the heart of nature, the village of Les Saintes-Maries-la-Mer is surrounded by blue, water in all forms: rivers, sea and marshes. The vast spaces and activities organised in the village make it a very pleasant place.

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12 April 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Paimpol, a port village in Brittany

Located on the picturesque banks of the Trieux estuary, the port village of Paimpol embodies the very essence of maritime Brittany. In this article, let's delve into the captivating atmosphere of Paimpol, where history, tradition and natural beauty come together to provide an unforgettable experience for visitors.

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11 April 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Unmissable activities in Brittany

Brittany, with its beautiful landscapes, its historic towns and traditions, is an essential destination for travelers looking for adventure and culture. Whether you are a wide-open space lover, a history buff or simply curious looking for new experiences, Brittany is full of fascinating activities to discover.

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10 April 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Pure France

Holidays in Normandy, La Tour de la Plage

Normandy, a land of history and contrasts, attracts visitors from all over the world every year in search of authenticity and discoveries. Located in the northwest of France, this region offers an incredible range of activities and landscapes that will satisfy all types of travelers, whether you are a history lover, nature enthusiast or simply looking for a change of scenery. In this article, we take you to discover the magic of holidays in Normandy.

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08 April 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Discovering Craon, tranquility and elegance

Nestled in the Oudon valley, in the heart of the Pays de la Loire, is a village with discreet and refined charm: Craon. Surrounded by greenery and bathed by the peaceful waters of the river, this enchanting place seduces with its peaceful atmosphere and its rich architectural heritage. In this article, we will delve into the elegant world of Craon, discovering its bourgeois residences, its majestic castle and its romantic gardens.

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05 April 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Architecture

The medieval charm of Sainte-Suzanne

Sainte-Suzanne is perched on a rocky peak overlooking the Erve valley from 70 meters, between Laval and Le Mans. Sainte-Suzanne is best known as the medieval city which defied William the Conqueror. The rich heritage of this era which is still visible does not constitute the oldest witnesses to the history of Sainte-Suzanne. The Erves dolmen (the oldest monument in Mayenne) as well as recent archaeological excavations reveal the origins of the site dating from five to six centuries BC!

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02 April 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism, Culture

Pont-Aven, an inspiring Breton village

Pont-Aven is a small picturesque village nestled along the winding banks of the River Aven, it is much more than just a tourist destination in Brittany. It is a place where art and history combine to create a unique atmosphere, which has appealed to generations of artists and art lovers from around the world. In this article, let's explore Pont-Aven, and discover what makes this Breton village so captivating and inspiring.

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01 April 2024  |  Virginie Erre  |  Tourism

Les-Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer capital of the Camargue

Les-Saintes-Maries-la-Mer, an unmissable village, capital of the Camargue. Discover Les-Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, a village located in the heart of the Rhône Delta. A picturesque enclave of the Camargue, it is a Mediterranean jewel illustrating the wild beauty of landscapes that have remained natural and local traditions of the south of France.

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27 March 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Nature

Holiday rentals in the Pyrenees Orientales

The Pyrenees Orientales, a sun-drenched region in the south of France, is a choice and popular destination for travelers looking for sun, relaxation and discovery. With its nearby mountains, Mediterranean beaches, gastronomy, its pretty picturesque villages and its rich cultural heritage, this region offers a multitude of options for an unforgettable vacation.

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26 March 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

Cultures and traditions in Brittany

The cultural richness of Brittany is mixed between tradition and modernity, it is a land of legend with its traditional festivities, its captivating music and its authentic crafts. Brittany offers a real journey to the heart of traditions, let's discover Breton culture together, from captivating dances to tasty gastronomy.

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25 March 2024  |  Amélie Roca  |  Tourism

A stay in the south of Brittany

Southern Brittany is a destination that seduces travelers with its wild beauty and preserved authenticity. From its beautiful coasts to its charming villages, this region is full of treasures to discover. In this article, let's embark together on a getaway to discover the wonders of Southern Brittany.

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24 March 2024  |  Virginie Erre  |  Tourism

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