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The Mimosa Festival of Mandelieu La Napoule: the 2023 program

ce the mid-19th century. European aristocrats (especially British and Russian), seduced by the gentle way of life of this region, were the first to adorn their gardens with it. Two years after the frost and snow of February 1929, the First Mimosa Festival of Mandelieu La Napoule was organized ...

07
Feb
2008

The Christmas markets in Colmar: a magical atmosphere

Presentation A city of art and history, Colmar is adorned with lights for the holiday season. Its exceptional architectural heritage, ranging from the Middle Ages to the 19th century, is highlighted at nightfall by a subtle play of lights. Throughout December, decorated shop windows and houses con ...

20
Nov
2009

The Lavandou: a more than century-old seaside resort.

ated by scuba diving enthusiasts for their richness and the clarity of the water. Boat lovers regularly have the opportunity to see dolphins offshore, which adorn the city's coat of arms. The municipality of Lavandou is also nicknamed "The City of Dolphins". What to do in Lavandou? The Lavandou is ...

29
Mar
2010

Visit Antibes: must-see sites to discover.

the Spanish artist to settle there. Picasso only worked there for 3 months but he left the city with a hundred paintings, drawings and ceramics that now adorn the walls of the museum. Antibes, seaside The first marina city in Europe, Antibes has no less than 5 ports (Vauban, Galice, Crouton, Olivet ...

20
July
2011

What to do in Milan?

b to the top of the Duomo: The Duomo in Milan has an amazing view. It is the third largest church in Christendom. 3500 statues as well as 135 spires adorn the marble structure. With its Baroque and neo-Gothic facade, its five bronze doors each carved by a different artist, it is hardly surprising t ...

06
Mar
2013

Expo Rose : an international rose exhibition in Grasse

istributors and producers, horticultural organizations) offer the public several days of festivities around the queen of flowers. Not only is the city adorned with thousands of roses displayed in bouquets of 60 to 300 flowers, but it also hosts various events in its historic center and in different ...

07
May
2014

Environment: not everything is allowed on the beach

n the beach. Indeed, offenders are exposed to fine. Unreasonable sand collection is punishable by a fine of up to 1500€. Gleaning pebbles to adorn your garden or interior decoration can also cost you the same fine. Beware: collecting protected plants on the coastline can get you a fine ...

19
Aug
2021

Polenta and lamb's lettuce hearts: a Valentine's Day starter

ic or garlic powder half a lemon olive oil salt and pepper a pinch of fleur de sel Preparation of the polenta To make the polenta hearts that adorn this Valentine's Day salad, start by cooking the polenta in a mixture of milk and water. 1- Pour the milk and water into a saucepan. 2- Ad ...

08
Feb
2023

Trabbia Vuillermoz: Jewelry made in Jura.

m raw mineral to cut gem. By exhibiting raw and cut stones from around the world, the museum unveils to visitors the secrets of colored stones that adorn a large part of the house's creations. Handcrafted creations made in France. The activity of the Trabbia Vuillermoz house is therefore part of b ...

19
Apr
2023

Art Nouveau: 5 things to know about this artistic movement

modernity of cities. This decorative style is recognizable by its motifs inspired by flora and fauna, whether real or imagined. The artists of the time adorn their creations with flowers, leaves, animals such as peacocks, or even fantastical creatures like dragons. This artistic movement, which re ...

05
Oct
2023

The International City of the French Language: a cultural place to discover in Villers-Cotterêts.

ing one of the symbols of the City. The "lexical sky" is a work composed of 90 suspended words. These words, chosen with the inhabitants of Villers-Cotterêts, adorn the glass roof that covers the Jeu de Paume courtyard. The result is spectacular as the words are made up of giant letters and reflec ...

23
Oct
2023

Christmas Decor: 5 Outdoor Decoration Ideas for the Home and Garden

Decorate the garden trees. Over the years, we accumulate more decorations than needed to adorn the Christmas tree at home. The first of the 5 outdoor decorating ideas for the holidays is to use the leftover baubles and garlands to decorate the trees in your garden. Even without lights, these decor ...

22
Nov
2023

What to Do in Ljubljana: 5 Must-See Attractions in the Slovenian Capital

ough Vienna during the Habsburg era. Another testament to the Austrian influence can be seen in the historic center's pink, green, and blue buildings adorned with floral friezes typical of Viennese Secession. The Italian influence is noticeable in the baroque-style architecture of the Town Hall, wi ...

15
Feb
2024

The Fallas of Valencia in Spain: a large popular festival

ebruary until March 19th, the Valencian community is enlivened by numerous events and activities such as the exhibition of ninots, the human figures that adorn the fallas monuments. The public is asked to vote for their favorite ninot in both the child and main categories. The two figures that rece ...

21
Feb
2024

Chocolate Coffee Hazelnut Cake: A Delicious Recipe

the chocolate coffee hazelnut cake for the Easter holidays, don't forget to decorate it! You can sprinkle the cake with a dusting of powdered sugar and adorn it with chocolate Easter eggs of various sizes. ...

03
Apr
2024

Inti Raymi: 5 Things to Know About the Festival of the Sun in Peru

year on June 24, the city of Cuzco vibrates with lively and authentic festivities. Traditional dances play a central role in this event. The dancers adorn themselves with colorful costumes, decorated with ancestral symbols, and perform ritual movements with remarkable precision. Each dance tells a ...

19
June
2024