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The Upper Rhine Valley: a destination in the heart of Europe

A 3 in 1 destination If you're looking for your next European holiday destination and are having trouble choosing between France, Germany and Switzerland, head to the Upper Rhine Valley! This cross-border region allows you to discover the facets of three different countries in one destination, w ...

29
Sep
2021

The little train of Artouste: embark on a dizzying journey in the Pyrenees

The highest tourist train in Europe Contrary to what one might think, the highest tourist train in Europe is not in the Alps but in the Pyrenees! It criss-crosses the mountains in the Bearn region, in the heart of the Ossau Valley, not far from the Spanish border. This tourist train called pe ...

08
July
2021

Christmas lights: the Montbéliard Christmas market

Beautiful illuminations Every year from the end of November the city of Montbéliard is adorned with magnificent illuminations on the occasion of the well-named Christmas Lights! The emblematic monuments of the City of Princes such as the castle of the Dukes of Wurtemberg, the Halles or even the ...

17
Dec
2015

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

1- To visit the City of Princes Today classified as a Town and Country of Art and History, Montbéliard was for four centuries a German principality. The city, nicknamed the City of Princes, has preserved an identity shaped by Protestant culture and a rich architectural heritage. In particula ...

10
Nov
2021

Christmas in Alsace: 5 ideas for an unforgettable stay

1- Walk around the Christmas markets The first thing to do at Christmas in Alsace is to go around the Christmas markets! Sure, it's not the most original idea, but it's a tradition that has been a must for centuries in this part of France. Start with the very famous Strasbourg Christmas market w ...

17
Nov
2021

Christmas decoration: 5 things to know about the Nutcracker

1- This object comes from Germany The wooden figure of the Nutcracker is original to Germany. In German, it is also sometimes called a nutcracker or Nussknacker. The object is said to have been created in the Ore Mountains, a mining region in eastern Germany, very close to the border with the Cz ...

01
Dec
2021

Photaumnales: photographic exhibitions in Beauvais

A meeting that has become a must The Photaumnales are held every autumn in Beauvais, in the Oise region. This photography festival organized by the association Diaphane offers a very nice set of photographic exhibitions in the city and its outskirts. The exhibitions present the views of leadi ...

01
Oct
2010

Cold snap in France: what causes the phenomenon?

What can we expect? If you haven't already done so, it's time to get your scarves, hats and gloves out of the closet! At the beginning of next week, the cold will arrive in France. The drop in temperatures will first be seen on Sunday 21 November on the Channel coast and north of the Loire. T ...

19
Nov
2021

Polenta: an easy recipe

Presentation The polenta is a specialty made from cornmeal, the ingredient that gives it its beautiful yellow color and grainy texture. Depending on the region and the taste of each person, it can be prepared in different ways and have a more or less thick consistency. Here we offer you a rec ...

23
Oct
2009

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

Angers: a magical and gourmet destination for Christmas

An adapted program this year A welcoming destination in all seasons, Angers traditionally organizes festivities during the Christmas period entitled Winter Suns. Due to the Covid-19 epidemic, this event had to be adapted this year. The program of the 2020 edition has been modified to adapt to th ...

16
Dec
2020

Christmas in Sanary-sur-Mer: a magical experience

A must-see destination for the holidays Located only a few kilometers from Toulon in the Var, Sanary-sur-Mer is the perfect place to spend a few days of vacation during the holiday season. Covid 19 obliges, some Christmas animations have been cancelled for the 2020-2021 edition of 'Chœurs de lu ...

30
Dec
2020

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

1- Visit the village What better way to have a romantic holiday than to declare your love in Saint-Amour? This small village in the Jura, whose inhabitants are not called the 'Saint-Amoureux' but the Saint-Amourains and Saint-Amouraines, is located in the extreme southwest of the Franche-Comté ...

12
Feb
2021

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

The Sainte-Baume Velorail: a ride in the heart of Provence

What is a velorail? Have you ever ridden a vélorail? This funny steel contraption, equipped with bicycle saddles and seats moves forward on the rails of an old railroad...by the strength of your calves! More user-friendly than a bicycle, it can accommodate up to 5 passengers and offers an origi ...

16
July
2021

Serbia: discover Novi Sad European Capital of Culture 2022

A place of artistic effervescence Novi Sad, which is located about 100 kilometers north of Belgrade, is not only the second largest city in Serbia. It is also a cultural center, where artistic life is vibrant, especially in disused factories turned into trendy art venues. The city did not wai ...

03
Sep
2021

Normandy: 5 destinations in the footsteps of the Impressionists

1- Giverny Giverny is the ideal starting point for a stay in the footsteps of the Impressionists as it is home to the house and gardens that belonged to Claude Monet. The leader of the impressionist movement lived here for over forty years, until his death in 1926. Giverny was his home but al ...

16
Sep
2021

#JeudiPhoto: a creation from the Côte d'Azur

What is it about? To quote the title of a famous children's book, Wednesday is ravioli. But Thursday, on Twitter, is photography! Every Thursday, users of this social network have taken the habit of sharing photos with a very particular hashtag: #ThursdayPhoto! In almost four years of existen ...

18
Nov
2021

The Snow Panther : the film event directed by Vincent Munier

A photographer with a passion for nature Vincent Munier was born in the Vosges and became interested in photography at a very early age. From the age of 12, he became passionate about nature photography and spent most of his time photographing the wild animals of the forests in his native region ...

15
Dec
2021

TV series: 5 French dramas to discover in 2022

1- Almost perfect love This 6-episode French series will air on France 2 starting Wednesday, January 19 at 9:10 pm. In L'Amour presque parfait, Julie played by Maud Baecker comes home dejected from her little sister's wedding. In the cab, she answers a call. Max played by Tom Leeb makes her a ...

11
Jan
2022