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Marine heatwave: the Mediterranean Sea beats temperature records

nomenon, of course, are the heat episodes on the coast. When the mercury climbs on land, the sea ends up warming up and bathers on vacation along the Mediterranean this summer were quick to notice! A small difference is that marine heat waves are not as brutal as land heat waves. The water temper ...

02
Aug
2022

Cannes is awarded the City of Surfing label

o a sign placed at the entrance of the municipality. The city of Cannes awarded the label Between the English Channel, the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, the French coastline is not short of surf spots. Surfing enthusiasts know of course the cities of the Landes and the Basque Coast, ...

04
July
2022

Les Voiles d'Antibes: a gathering of mythical boats

on of the meeting Les Voiles d'Antibes, created in 1996, is held every year, usually, during the first week of June. They mark the opening of the Mediterranean circuit for Traditions Yachts and Metric Classes as well as the first stage of the Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge. For most of the ...

14
May
2013

The ViaRhôna: a bicycle route from the Alps to the Mediterranean

hôna follows the Rhône River for 815 km. It starts from the shores of Lake Geneva at Saint-Gingolph in the Alps and takes you to the beaches of the Mediterranean. In fact, you can end your trip near Arles in Port Saint Louis du Rhône or in Sète in the Hérault. This bike route is a portion ...

21
Feb
2022

The Platypus: the amazing boat that scans the Mediterranean

ng a traditional dive with tanks. This is why it was chosen by the Blue Odyssey association to lead a reconnaissance and cleaning expedition in the Mediterranean Sea. This boat criss-crossed the Mediterranean coastline from Marseille to Monaco. An observation mission organized by Blue Odyssey ...

05
July
2022

The Carob tree: the tree with small horns

Presentation of the carob tree The carob tree is a tree of about five to seven meters (exceptionally 15 meters), which takes its origins in the Mediterranean regions: southern Europe, the Near East, North Africa, the Canary Islands. It is a dioic tree, i.e. mono-sexual (each foot bears male or fema ...

20
Apr
2012

Stroll around the Thau Lagoon: five towns to visit

by local wines. The local gastronomy, based on sea and pond products, will delight the gourmets. In Balaruc-les-Bains, the first spa resort in the Mediterranean, gourmands are in for a treat thanks to the confectionery 'La Cure gourmande'! Don't forget to slip a few Berlandises de Balaruc les ...

12
Feb
2013

Boating: what are the rules to respect at sea?

te armament equipment or missing or expired fire extinguishers, the maximum fine is €1500. What are the safety rules to remember? Every year, in the Mediterranean alone, nearly 30 people are killed by accidents or carelessness. Some 1,300 people are rescued during rescue operations at sea c ...

23
Aug
2021

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

ore than 6 hours between Béziers and Clermont-Ferrand. But this Intercity train offers a picturesque and economical alternative to the TGV to get to the Mediterranean coast. An extraordinary journey Taking the Train de l'Aubrac is not at all like an ordinary, fast TGV trip. Quite the contrary, ...

09
Mar
2022

Cosquer Méditerranée: a treasure of cave art in Marseille

ntists and professional divers had access until now. You can also learn more about the history of the cave and life in Marseille during the Paleolithic, in the Mediterranean gallery. This new cultural site in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region plans to welcome an average of 500,000 visitor ...

07
June
2022

Garden: 5 drought-resistant flowering plants

sun exposure and light, poor, even stony soil. It is a small, fast-growing shrub that is covered with yellow pompoms throughout the summer. This Mediterranean plant adapts very well to the heat. It is resistant to pests and diseases. It only fears sharp cold and humidity. You can install it in ...

29
June
2022

White lupine: a decorative and edible plant

, even sandy. It is actually used in organic farming as a green manure to regenerate depleted soil. However, it should be noted that this plant of Mediterranean origin does not tolerate very calcareous soils and excess water. It can also be attacked by various pests such as insects and birds and ...

13
July
2022

Visiting Marseille: places to see

anier district and the Vieille-Charité (former 17th century hospice transformed into a large cultural center) - the Velodrome Stadium - the museums: the Mediterranean archaeology museum; the Cantini museum (modern and contemporary art collections); the Marseille history museum; the Marseille natu ...

25
Jan
2010

5 things to do in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

1- Visit a manade Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer would not be what it is without their manades, that is, their bull and horse farms. Throughout the year, many manades open their doors to visitors and offer a variety of activities. You will be able to discover how a manade works and admire the ...

07
Nov
2018

Climate: Météo-France acquires two new supercomputers

With its two new supercomputers installed in Toulouse, Météo France also wants to anticipate dangerous weather phenomena in a more precise and targeted way. When Mediterranean episodes, violent winds in the mountains, fog or cyclones occur it is vital to alert the population in the right place ...

05
July
2021

Tourism: 5 trendy destinations in 2022 according to TripAdvisor

bly sunny destinations, as evidenced by the island of Mallorca in the Balearic Islands which tops this top 5. This dreamy island is located in the Mediterranean, southeast of the Spanish coast. A perfect destination for beach lovers, this island also offers other landscapes for all tastes: spe ...

01
Feb
2022

Mandelieu: a romantic destination for Valentine's Day

name is related to the history of its owners: the American squires Henry and Marie Clews. It was in 1919 that this couple decided to settle on the Mediterranean coast and discovered the then partially ruined Château de La Napoule. View this post on Instagram A publication s ...

08
Feb
2022

Surprise your friends with these 10 Original Hams

s many hams that are real little nuggets especially the one from the small town of Barrancos in the southeast of the country. The climatic conditions, Mediterranean micro-climate, of the region are ideal for the production of charcuterie. The pigs roam freely in the forests and feed on glands and ...

24
May
2022

Trip to England: 10 places to visit in Cornwall

ouses. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Alice (@alicevsaunders) Picturesque and flowery, this village takes on a Mediterranean feel on sunny days. You will have understood, this part of England has not finished surprising you! ...

23
June
2022

Summer table decoration: 5 ideas for a cheap decoration

r table decoration. A good solution to not go wrong is also to use a cameo of blues associated with white. This marriage of colors that evokes the Mediterranean and the marine style is the simplest solution to avoid any taste mistakes. 4- Bouquets of flowers picked by you Another inexpensive ...

11
July
2022