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The Tour de France: presentation and history

ory has been erected at the top of the Galibier Pass and a Henri-Desgrange Prize is awarded each year during the Tour to the cyclist who crosses this summit first. The beginnings of the Tour de France The night stages were eliminated as early as 1905, the year in which a first relief appeared in t ...


Gran Paradiso National Park celebrates its 100th anniversary

in Italy between the Aosta Valley and Piedmont. It covers about 70,000 hectares, in a mountain territory ranging from 800 m to 4061 m altitude at the summit of Gran Paradiso. This jewel box of preserved nature is not far from the border with France since this Italian national park adjoins the Van ...


Maui in Hawaii: 5 things to know about this paradise destination

Haleakala volcano is one of the largest on the planet, with a circumference of 34 km. Copyright: sightalks Travelers love to climb to its summit, at 3000 meters above sea level, to watch the sunset. Copyright: Michelle Maria But it is also nice to stay at the foot of the volcan ...


Trip to England: 10 places to visit in Cornwall

unt (@stmichaelsmount) The English islet, which rises to a height of 60 m (compared to 150 m for its French big brother) also has an abbey at its summit. Its history is closely linked to ours, since it was monks from Mont-Saint-Michel in France who built the church and priory in the 12th centu ...


Tour de France Women: 6 things to know about the women's race

the Eiffel Tower in Paris with the goal of reaching La Super Planche des Belles Filles in Haute-Saône on July 31. This place with a symbolic name is a summit of the Southern Vosges mountains which culminates at 1148 m of altitude. 3- The difficulty is almost the same Although the Women's Tour ...


Locronan in Brittany: 5 things to do on site

ronan and the cinema' offered by the Tourist Office. 4- Climb the Locronan Mountain This ascent is within the reach of most people. The hike to the summit is of moderate difficulty because the height that we call the Mountain of Locronan culminates... at 289 m! This is nevertheless enough to ...