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Côte d'Azur: the city of Nice becomes a UNESCO World Heritage Site

International recognition The inscription of the city of Nice on the UNESCO World Heritage List as a 'winter resort city of the Riviera' is a tremendous recognition for the architectural, landscape and urban heritage of the Côte d'Azur capital. The mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi, described UN ...

28
July
2021

The Night of the Castles: a magical event

hlight or strolling through the grounds of a Renaissance estate by moonlight, the Nuit des châteaux is for you! Every autumn for 3 years now, many heritage sites open their doors to you during an exceptional evening. In the four corners of France and Navarre but also in Spain, Switzerland and ...

14
Oct
2021

Madrid: monuments and places to see

contrasting destination combines the modern infrastructure of an economic, financial and administrative center with a rich architectural and artistic heritage. Having become the capital of Spain in 1561, on the initiative of King Philip II, the Iberian city was enriched with numerous monuments du ...

23
Feb
2009

Charroux in Allier : one of the most beautiful villages in France

View this post on Instagram A publication shared by ???????????????? ???????????????????????? (@loveallier) A very well preserved heritage If Charroux d'Allier is among the most beautiful villages in France it is also and especially for the quality of its very well preserved ar ...

27
July
2022

Franche-Comté: 5 good reasons to visit Montbéliard in winter

ies a German principality. The city, nicknamed the City of Princes, has preserved an identity shaped by Protestant culture and a rich architectural heritage. In particular, you can admire the castle of the Dukes of Wurtemberg, whose construction dates back to the 13th century. Today, this cast ...

10
Nov
2021

Sélestat: 5 things to do there

etto Located in the extreme south of the Bas-Rhin, Sélestat is in the center of Alsace. High place of humanism, this city is rich in both culture and heritage. The easiest way to discover the city is to follow the marked route proposed by the Tourist Office. Pick up the free brochure from the ...

02
Dec
2021

Green tourism: what is a geopark?

nd Cultural Organization, has its headquarters in Paris. This organization is notably known for establishing the list of sites inscribed on the World Heritage List of Humanity. But it also awards, since 2015, another label: that of the UNESCO World Geoparks. This label, renewable every 4 years ...

26
Apr
2022

The Belle-de-Mai : a cultural and arty place in Marseille

A publication shared by Friche la Belle de Mai (@frichelabelledemai) Starting in the 2000s, the Belle de Mai was organized into three poles: a heritage and institutional pole that works to preserve and restore heritage, a multimedia pole dedicated to the audiovisual and multimedia industr ...

28
July
2022

Aude : the Robine canal can be discovered by boat, bike or on foot

with the Canal de Jonction, it constitutes a lateral branch of the Canal du Midi; these three works were in fact inscribed together as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. The canal begins at the edge of the Aude River and heads toward Narbonne. The river port of Robine located in Sallèles d'Au ...

08
Aug
2022

Barcelona

by Count Güell to Gaudí and blends nature and architecture. The Palacio Güell, the Casa Milà (nicknamed la Perdrera) and the Parc Güell belong to the World Heritage by UNESCO. The museums The city of Barcelona has several outstanding museums, including the one dedicated to Joan Miró featur ...

02
May
2007

Logis de France: a quality label

alities of the hotelier and his team. These hotels in the heart of the French regions also aim to help you discover all the riches of their land and heritage. You will find information on tourist circuits, hiking trails or good places to discover. Finally, Logis de France hotel-restaurants f ...

21
Mar
2008

The Taj Mahal: one of the new seven wonders of the world

z Mahal, 'the light of the palace'. This colossal mausoleum of white marble changing colour according to the hours of the day has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1983. On July 7, 2007, this monument was designated as one of the new seven wonders of the world. History of the Taj Mahal T ...

15
Dec
2008

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

Gold and Silver Wonders: an exceptional exhibition in the Abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel

, installed in the Sainte-Madeleine chapel (a chapel adjacent to the Salle des Hôtes) will close the scenographic tour. It will highlight the living heritage companies and contemporary creators of the Manche department, where the history of metal is still alive. Practical information ...

28
July
2021

Christmas in Alsace: 5 ideas for an unforgettable stay

istmas market, but only on weekends! Other must-see Christmas markets in the area are: - the market of Riquewihr a village with an exceptional heritage - the Kaysersberg market (only open on weekends) which offers Alsatian specialties and beautiful local crafts like wooden toys and blow ...

17
Nov
2021

Jacques Renoir, Landscapes : a photo exhibition in Nice

ir, the grandson of actor Pierre Renoir, the son of director of photography Claude Renoir and the nephew of director Jean Renoir. Faithful to this heritage, Jacques Renoir, born in 1942, was very early passionate about photography and image. He graduated from the Louis Lumière Technical Schoo ...

18
Jan
2022

Studio Harcourt L'Art de la Lumière : a photo exhibition in Nice

w-angle, the model is lit by a cinema projector light creating a strong chiaroscuro effect. A label that defies time and fashion Now labeled a living heritage company or EPV, Studio Harcourt continues its quest for timelessness. Through its famous portraits, it keeps the memory of great figur ...

28
Jan
2022

Tourism: 5 trendy destinations in 2022 according to TripAdvisor

islands the island of Rhodes. This Aegean island is also one of the most popular destinations in the Dodecanese for its landscapes and historical heritage. The well-preserved medieval city of Rhodes located in the north of the eponymous island is one of the must-see attractions. Copyri ...

01
Feb
2022

Turin: 3 good reasons to choose this destination

1- To discover a great cultural heritage Turin is first of all a destination with a magnificent cultural heritage. It stands out from other Italian cities because modernity rubs shoulders with a majestic historical heritage. Take time to enjoy breakfast at a historic downtown café like the Caff ...

15
Feb
2022

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

ity. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Marie-Christine Mt (@mariechristinemt) 3- This destination has a unique heritage The historical, architectural and cultural heritage of the municipality is also among the 5 good reasons to visit Cassel. Despite the bomb ...

20
Apr
2022