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Getaria in the Spanish Basque Country: 5 must-sees

ria" (the mouse of Getaria) because of its shape. Another must-see landmark is Church of San Salvador (Salbatore Parroki Eliza), which stands in the medieval town centre. Mostly built in the 15th century, this Gothic church has been listed as a National Monument. Restored several times, it has ...

10
June
2021

Holidays in France: 5 destinations to go to the mountains in summer

can radiate into the surrounding area and visit Albertville (the host city of the 1992 Winter Olympics) but also the old village of Aigueblanche and the medieval town of Conflans. The well-named resort of Valmorel la Belle is distinguished by its stone and wood architecture in perfect harmony wit ...

26
May
2021

Normandy: 5 destinations in the footsteps of the Impressionists

river. 3- Lyons-la-Forêt Lyons-la-Forêt is a must-see stop on your trip in the footsteps of the Impressionists. This village, organized around a medieval wooden hall, is worth the detour in more ways than one. Not only is this village with its beautiful half-timbered houses among the mos ...

16
Sep
2021

The Night of the Castles: a magical event

Torchlight tours If you've ever dreamed of visiting a medieval castle by torchlight 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. ...

14
Oct
2021

Unusual tourism: 5 haunted places in France

1- The castle of Commarque The château de Commarque is a medieval fortress located not far from Sarlat. According to legend, this castle was the setting for clandestine love affairs between the daughter of the Count of Commarque and the son of a rival family. Mad with rage, the Count of Comm ...

20
Oct
2021

Christmas in Alsace: 5 ideas for an unforgettable stay

nd since the 16th century. And if you've loved the atmosphere of this market and want to keep the momentum going, head to Ribeauvillé to enjoy the medieval architecture and half-timbered houses. This postcard setting serves as the backdrop for a wonderful Christmas market, but only on weekend ...

17
Nov
2021

Féerie de Noël : a shop exclusively dedicated to Christmas decorations

A 100% magical Christmas shop If you are visiting the medieval city of Riquewihr in Alsace, be sure to check out the Christmas Fair. No matter what time of year you visit, this shop like no other will immerse you in a festive atmosphere. It was after a trip to Germany in the 1990s that the Ha ...

24
Nov
2021