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Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: 5 good reasons to visit this village in Normandy

1- To discover its historical heritage The commune of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue has much to offer to lovers of old stones and civil or religious architecture. Its 19th-century church was built in Caen stone in a neo-Gothic imitation 13th-century style. This building, opened for worship in 1861, h ...

18
June
2021

Argelès-sur-Mer: why choose this destination on the Vermeille coast?

esort of the department of Pyrénées-Orientales, Argelès-sur-Mer benefits from an exceptional geographical situation between sea and mountain. This commune, which covers nearly 6000 hectares, has the privilege of being bordered by both the Mediterranean Sea and the Pyrenees. It is indeed 25 ...

05
Oct
2022

5 dream beaches for a romantic getaway in France

ance. In addition to the beautiful little coves of the island of Porquerolles off the town of Hyères or the famous Pampelonne beach located in the commune of Ramatuelle near Saint-Tropez, you will find in the Var department more secret places like the beach of Estagnol. With its crystal clear ...

03
Aug
2022

Cemetery: all the practical information in 7 questions

ed in niches. Finally, concessions that allow for the interment of urns are called cavurns. 4- How to buy a concession ? To purchase a plot on a commune, you must apply to the mayor. You must also provide supporting documents such as the family record book of the deceased, his or her ident ...

16
Feb
2022

Clohars-Carnoët: first Breton town to obtain the European City of Sport label

re, thanks to a rich local associative fabric and to many facilities dedicated to the practice of various sports. For these reasons, it is the first commune in Brittany to have been awarded the European Sports City label! Moreover, it is not only the first Breton city to receive this award, bu ...

29
Mar
2022

Mountain in summer : discover the Val d'Escreins

n the Hautes-Alpes where the mountain has remained intact. This natural setting with an area of 25 km2 occupies about a third of the territory of the commune of Vars. It extends between 1600 m and 3385 m of altitude and well deserves its nickname of Little Canada of the Alps for its grandiose mou ...

13
July
2022

Tourism Alsace : 5 things to see in Bergheim

1- Flowers galore The commune of Bergheim located between Colmar and Sélestat in Alsace benefits from the label of towns and villages in bloom. It has won four flowers, the highest distinction in this competition. The 4-flower label was awarded to it in 1999 and has always been renewed since th ...

20
July
2022

The Mont Saint Michel : a jewel between sky and sea

Presentation Mont-Saint-Michel is a commune located in the Manche department, in the Basse-Normandie region. The commune takes its name from the rocky islet dedicated to Saint Michael on which stands the abbey of Mont Saint-Michel, a world-famous place of pilgrimage. Mont Saint-Michel is the most ...

23
Apr
2007

Marriage: what are the formalities to get married?

ties for getting married is to choose the town hall where your civil wedding will take place. A civil marriage can be held in the town hall of the commune where one of the bride and groom has lasting ties, that is: - the commune where at least one of the future spouses has his or her domicil ...

12
Apr
2022

Tourism: 5 good reasons to visit Cassel in the Hauts de France

gram A post shared by Destination Coeur de Flandre (@coeurdeflandretourisme) 2- It is a good starting point to discover Flanders The commune of Cassel in the Nord department and the Hauts de France region is located on a hillock at 176 m above the Flanders plain. The city is perc ...

20
Apr
2022

Ascros : 5 good reasons to visit this village in the Alpes-Maritimes

1- To enjoy the landscape Ascros is a small commune in the Alpes-Maritimes perched on a rocky peak in the Estéron valley. Since 2012, the village is part of the 47 communes of the Préalpes d'Azur Regional Nature Park The village, located at an altitude of 1150 m, was built on high ground for d ...

30
Aug
2022

Locronan in Brittany: 5 things to do on site

1- Visit the church of Saint-Ronan Locronan owes its name to Saint-Ronan, the hermit who founded the town in the 10th century. Today, the commune's church is dedicated to this saint. The church of Saint-Ronan was built in the 15th century by the Dukes of Brittany. This majestic granite building ...

21
Sep
2022

Discover the Cathar castles

ks the small village of Corbières and the vineyards of the region by 800 meters. This vast set of ruins is located in the Department of the Aude, in the commune of Duilhac-sous-Peyrepertuse. It offers some well-preserved rooms (notably the fortified chapel) and a very beautiful panorama. Furth ...

04
Feb
2008

Stroll around the Thau Lagoon: five towns to visit

Matthieu FAURE Mèze Then take the D613 to Mèze, the oldest town in the Thau basin! 'Mèze' means 'middle', which corresponds to the location of the commune on the northern shore of the Thau pond. You will be able to discover the ecosite of the Pays de Thau, a research center dedicated to ...

12
Feb
2013

Saint-Amour in the Jura: 5 ideas for a romantic stay

See this post on Instagram A post shared by corinne bernard Jura ???????? (@cocobernd) => enjoy two wine tastings => discover the commune of Beaufort as famous for its wines as for its cheeses See this post on Instagram A post shared by Virginie Thomas ...

12
Feb
2021

Mandelieu: a romantic destination for Valentine's Day

ail : [email protected] 3- Take an electric boat ride on the Siagne river Another even more original way to celebrate Valentine's Day in the commune of Mandelieu is to book a mini-cruise on an electric boat on the Siagne. The electric boat rides without a license are offered by two comp ...

08
Feb
2022

Lacoste : a charming village in the Luberon

The castle of the Marquis de Sade The most famous monument in the commune of Lacoste in the Vaucluse is without question the castle of the famous Marquis de Sade. This castle belonged to his grandfather and it is there that the novelist came to take refuge in 1771, to flee Paris and the scandal ...

06
July
2022

Tourism: 5 things to know about the Ourcq Canal

orkers on the banks of the Ourcq Canal. The renaissance of the canal is particularly visible in the 19th arrondissement of Paris and in the neighboring commune of Pantin in Seine-Saint-Denis. A promenade has been developed at the port of Pantin to the delight of cyclists and joggers. The canal ha ...

17
Aug
2022

Roissy Charles de Gaulle, the leading French airport

times referred to as Paris Charles de Gaulle, is France's premier airport. More commonly known as 'Charles-de-Gaulle Airport' or 'Roissy' (after the commune of Roissy-en-France on which it is partly located), it is located 23 kilometers northeast of Paris. It has three terminals designated CDG 1 ...

17
Oct
2007

The International Garden Festival: to discover the gardens of tomorrow

Presentation of the festival The commune of Chaumont-sur-Loire located in the Department of the Loir-et-Cher has hosted the International Garden Festival every year since 1992, a bucolic rendezvous not to be missed. This event takes place from May to October in the park of the castle of Chaumont ...

11
Aug
2008