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Road safety: a new yellow light for pedestrians.

"Why this experimentation?" The evolutions of road signage generally aim to improve the safety of road or city users. The yellow light for pedestrians is no exception to this rule as it aims to increase the safety of pedestrians at pedestrian crossings. An order published in the Official Journal on ...

30
May
2023

Walkability Barometer: Which are the pedestrian-friendly cities?

ablished on the same principle as the bicycle-friendly cities barometer. This ranking was created by the "Place aux piétons" collective to recognize pedestrian-friendly cities and villages. This list highlights municipalities of all sizes that offer safe walking routes. This initiative is support ...

15
Jan
2024

Ski vacation: 5 resorts in Savoie Mont-Blanc

wants to go on a mountain vacation without skiing, but also seasoned skiers thanks to its Espace Diamant and its 192 km of slopes. 3- Les Karellis, a pedestrian resort for families. The Karellis resort in Savoie is a human-sized resort known for its magnificent ski area and family-oriented services. ...

21
Dec
2023

French Riviera: Discovering Cap d'Antibes.

starting point of this circuit is located at the Garoupe Beach, accessible by car via the Bord de Mer road (D.2559). Just after the beach, take the pedestrian path that runs along the coast, facing the ramparts of the old town. This path then gives way to a paved trail that leads to the Cap Gros. ...

13
Sep
2007

The Christmas market in Strasbourg: a magical event

Kaysersberg or Mulhouse. This market takes place every year in the heart of Strasbourg at the end of November. Most of the animations take place in the pedestrian streets located around the famous Cathedral of Strasbourg. In addition to the stalls that celebrate the region's gourmet tradition ...

21
Nov
2007

The mobile phone: history and evolution

, photograph and record videos, listen to music or watch the Television In the future, mobile phones are expected to offer auto-location features (pedestrian guidance and local information), payment systems (electronic purse already in use in Japan) and become true 'digital Swiss Army knives' com ...

18
Jan
2008

The Champs-Elysées: the most beautiful avenue in the world in 5 questions

o the finishing point of the last stage of the Tour de France cycling race. Finally, every December 31st, during New Year's Eve, the Champs-Élysées become accessible to pedestrians to celebrate the arrival of the new year. 5- What could the Champs-Élysées of the future look like? On May 27, 202 ...

05
Feb
2008

Roquebrune-Cap-Martin: a superb seaside resort.

400 AD). • The Olive Tree Park: this former olive grove in Cap Martin is the ideal place for a peaceful walk among trees that are over a hundred years old. Note: pedestrian paths allow you to discover the municipality in a different way: the tour of Cap Martin, the path to Menton, and Mount Gros. ...

06
Dec
2010

Angers: a magical and gourmet destination for Christmas

ll be able to enjoy new illuminations and family animations, and shop with peace of mind thanks to developments in the city centre: enlargement of the pedestrian area, opening of shops on Sundays and extended opening hours during the week. To make it easier for you to come, public transport will ...

16
Dec
2020

Christmas in Sanary-sur-Mer: a magical experience

itors every late afternoon. Thus, despite the sanitary restrictions, the good mood and the magic of Christmas continue to reign on the port and in the pedestrian streets. The forests of fir trees are maintained, as are the illuminations all over the town centre. See this post on In ...

30
Dec
2020

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

local child who bequeathed his fortune to the poor and was one of the founders of the Hôtel-Dieu. To explore the village hand in hand, note that a pedestrian tour is available at the Tourist Office. It will allow you to admire the hidden treasures of the village (mullioned windows, sculpted and ...

12
Feb
2021

Cabourg: 5 ideas for visiting the town in the footsteps of Marcel Proust

the famous writer, simply take the no less famous Promenade Marcel Proust which overlooks the beach. With its 3.6 km of seawall, it is the longest pedestrian promenade in Europe and offers a spectacular view of the Normandy coastline. This promenade also allows you to admire the Belle Époque ...

04
June
2021

Walking: 3 ideas to motivate yourself to walk

nd environmentally friendly, this formula also has educational virtues as it introduces children to the dangers of the road and to good reflexes as a pedestrian. So, if you want to practice walking while creating a social link, find out more from the Réseau mille-pattes which specialises in sett ...

06
Dec
2021

Kaunas in Lithuania: 5 things to do there

1- Take a walk in the old town If you arrive in Kaunas from the train station, take Freedom Avenue, a pedestrian promenade lined with stores, cafes and restaurants to Vilniaus Street. The Vilniaus Street is the main street of the old town. With its cobblestones, colorful houses and crowded terra ...

19
Jan
2022

Alassio in Italy: 3 good reasons to choose this destination

ush gardens and a lively little downtown with colorful houses. Copyright: Sœurettes06 While you're there, be sure to stroll through Budello, a pedestrian area with narrow streets lined with shops. You will find bars, ice cream shops and clothing stores, except on Wednesdays, which is ...

15
June
2022

Trip to England: 10 places to visit in Cornwall

Polperro is a charming place to end your stay in style. Nestled between the cliffs, this fishing village has a 'doll's village' feel to it, with its pedestrian lanes lined with tiny whitewashed houses. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Alice (@alicevsaunders) ...

23
June
2022

Tourism: 5 things to know about the Ourcq Canal

taking a shuttle during the Summer of the canal or by renting a boat without a license. Starting from the Parc de la Villette you will also find a pedestrian route of about 6 km marked out with 20 information terminals. This route will allow you to discover the history of the canal and will lead ...

17
Aug
2022

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

1- Stroll through the pedestrianized downtown area The first of the 5 must-do things to do in Narbonne is to stroll through the city's historic center. To begin your visit, head to Place de l'Hôtel de Ville! This square was built on the site of the Via Domitia, the ancient Roman road built in t ...

24
Aug
2022

Christmas Holidays: 5 Destinations for Every Taste in France

sters, but also cognac and chocolates from the 7 Galions chocolate factory. During the end-of-year festivities, the city center of La Rochelle becomes pedestrian on certain days and buses are free. Take the opportunity to leave your car behind and do your Christmas shopping in peace! On-site, you ...

29
Nov
2023

Going skiing with friends: 5 ski resorts in France

sort of Avoriaz in Haute-Savoie. This destination, located at an altitude of 1800 meters in the Portes du Soleil area, offers a unique concept of a 100% pedestrian resort that is perfectly integrated into the mountain. Each accommodation is ski-in/ski-out and opens directly onto the ski area. In th ...

22
Feb
2024