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Mountain Law: what does it change for your vehicle?

. In which geographical areas? The obligation to equip one's vehicle with winter tires or to keep chains in one's trunk will concern only certain communes, during the winter period, i.e. from November 1 to March 31. It is up to the prefects of the 48 departments located in mountainous areas s ...

12
Oct
2021

The Christmas market of Ribeauvillé : a medieval atmosphere

A festival as in the Middle Ages Like many communes in Alsace, Ribeauvillé organizes its Christmas market every year during the month of December. But the one nicknamed the 'City of the Ménétriers' differs from the neighboring towns by immersing its visitors in a medieval atmosphere! The towe ...

11
Dec
2013

The Festival des Mots: a summer event in the Alpes-Maritimes

s one of the highlights of the Soirées Estivales of the Conseil Général des Alpes-Maritimes. This storytelling festival, which takes place in several communes of the department, has opened up to literature and Reading since 2012. The Alpes-Maritimes have indeed been a place of welcome and insp ...

02
June
2014

Christmas in Nice: a market on Place Masséna and many activities

istmas in Nice No need to change hemisphere to spend the end-of-year holidays in the sun... The weather is just as mild on the Côte d'azur where many communes offer a whole program of animations and a Christmas market. The City of Nice does not escape this avalanche of illuminations and festivit ...

09
Dec
2014

The Christmas market of Kaysersberg in Alsace

t watchman, Munster, Neuf-Brisach Vauban city classified as a Unesco world heritage site and finally Rouffach city of witches. On this territory, 6 communes (Colmar, Eguisheim, Kaysersberg, Riquewihr, Ribeauvillé and Munster) are labeled Christmas towns and villages since 2006. This means that t ...

12
Dec
2014

Vaujany: 5 good reasons to choose this village resort

ed authenticity The winter sports resort of Vaujany was born in 1989 in the shadow of its imposing neighbour Alpe d'Huez. Vaujany is one of the 20 communes that make up the canton of Oisans located in the north of the Isère department. Unlike the other large resorts in the Alps, there are no ...

22
Dec
2021

Cemetery: all the practical information in 7 questions

n of the burial plot. When the concession expires, the family is generally informed by letter with acknowledgement of receipt. Nevertheless, some communes do not inform the heirs of the end of a concession and assign the concession to another deceased person after 2 years. When the time lim ...

16
Feb
2022

The Aubrac Train: a journey between the Massif Central and the Mediterranean

e Sauveterre and Larzac, and past Millau and Bédarieux before reaching the Languedoc coast. The railway line winds over 277 km and serves the following communes in particular: - Neussargues en Pinatelle - Marvejols, former royal city and capital of Gévaudan under the reign of Henri IV ...

09
Mar
2022

The Routo : a GR to walk in the footsteps of the shepherds

them to reach Cuneo and the Italian Piedmont through 3 French departments: the Bouches-du-Rhône, the Var and the Alpes de Haute-Provence. The main communes along this new GR69 are: - Arles - Aix-en-Provence - the plateau of Valensole known for its lavender - Digne-les-Bains ...

08
June
2022

Visiting Narbonne: 5 must-see things to do in the city

area, especially the local vineyards and the famous Fontfroide Abbey founded in 1093. Narbonne is a stop on the Southwest Wine Route and the surrounding communes grow pinot noir, merlot, grenache and syrah to produce Les vins de Pays des Coteaux de Narbonne. Ask about the wine tourism offerin ...

24
Aug
2022

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

e 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 defensive reason ...

30
Aug
2022

Energy efficiency: the government's 5 key measures

to play the game and to review their consumption downwards. While large cities like Paris and Marseille have already announced energy-saving measures, all communes, even the smallest ones, are encouraged to reduce public lighting and reduce the lighting time of sports facilities such as stadiums. ...

11
Oct
2022