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Bordeaux: a doubly rewarded tourist destination

Bordeaux, European capital of intelligent tourism 2022 It is nicknamed the Sleeping Beauty and yet the city of Bordeaux is more dynamic and forward-looking than ever! It has indeed been chosen as European Capital of Smart Tourism 2022 (2022 European Capital of Smart Tourism) jointly with the cit ...

03
Nov
2021

The vacation voucher: how to use it?

the organization that manages these payment vouchers (see the site below). What can I pay with vacation vouchers? The Vacation Cheque is accepted at tourism, travel, leisure and cultural professionals who have signed an agreement with the ANCV. There are currently in France 135,000 establishment ...

27
Aug
2008

The Backpacker's Guide

tution. This book denounces the random updating and uncertain impartiality of the editors, especially since the Guide du Routard is a partner of many tourism companies (tour operators or hotel chains). At the same time, Philippe Gloaguen published his memoirs, entitled A Life of a Backpacker to te ...

30
Mar
2007

The International Fair of Nice: an unmissable event

u can find a little bit of everything, to the delight of visitors from the Côte d'Azur: - do-it-yourself, household equipment, furniture/decoration, tourism, new technologies, beauty/health/healthcare, gastronomy and industrial equipment, art space - construction and home improvement - garden eq ...

25
Feb
2008

Mount Rushmore: an emblem of the United States

s and are 18 meters high! History of Mount Rushmore The idea for the memorial was initiated by historian Doane Robinson in 1923 as a way to develop tourism in the area. It was approved by the federal and state governments in 1925. The Mount Rushmore sculptures took 14 years to complete, between ...

07
Sep
2011

Stroll around the Thau Lagoon: five towns to visit

shing village and a mecca for shellfish farming. Even today, this small village lives mainly from the breeding of oysters and mussels, as well as from tourism. This village is a must-see during a trip around the Thau lagoon because it has a museum dedicated to local traditions. A visit to the ...

12
Feb
2013

The Festival des globe-trotters: guaranteed escape in Massy

of notebook artists - stands to discover a hundred destinations and find objects from elsewhere - animations and debates to exchange on the theme of tourism and share good tips. Practical information The Globetrotter Festival takes place from September 30 to October 2, 2022. Address Opera of P ...

23
Sep
2013

The lavender festival in Pays d'Apt

ter. This festival organized by the association of merchants and craftsmen of Pays d'Apt mobilizes all the actors of production, trade, culture and tourism. On the program: Market of lavender and local Exhibition of Producers lavender sector Place de la Bouquerie Beautiful Brocante S ...

27
June
2016

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

famous representatives of which are the Tomme de Savoie and the Beaufort AOC. Surfing on the trend of summer holidays in the mountains, more and more tourism professionals, including Club Med, are offering all-inclusive holidays in France in the Alps and in particular in the Tarentaise valley. ...

26
May
2021

Côte d'Azur: the city of Nice becomes a UNESCO World Heritage Site

t because the sites listed by Unesco are very popular with foreign tourists, and in particular with Japanese customers. This listing could boost winter tourism, which is less well known. Far from resting on its laurels and in the shade of its palm trees, the city of Nice is already working on ano ...

28
July
2021

Let's go to the sea with Doisneau : a photo exhibition in La Rochelle

mischievous sense of humour The exhibition 'Allons voir la mer avec Doisneau' bears witness to family seaside holidays but also to the rise of seaside tourism in the 1950s and 1960s. These images also show the photographer's interest in fishermen, whether tuna fishermen in the Basque country or ...

13
Aug
2021

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

ake it a unique region in France. It attracts visitors from all over the world for its Christmas traditions and its gastronomy. Copyright : Tourism Eguisheim-Rouffach The Black Forest, which is a region in southwestern Germany, gave its name to the famous chocolate and cherry cake. ...

29
Sep
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

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

es. Indeed, thanks to the interactive maps offered on the official website (link below), you can compose your itinerary among the 25 stages that this route has. Cycle tourism allows you to discover the territories crossed at your own pace and to practice a friendly and non-polluting slow touri ...

21
Feb
2022

Green tourism: what is a geopark?

value. These protected areas are privileged places to raise awareness of respect for the environment for young and old alike, through sustainable tourism based on the theme of geology. A worldwide network UNESCO Global Geoparks are therefore territories whose exceptional geological heritage ...

26
Apr
2022

Explore Quimper, the city of art and history of Brittany

ury, Quimper has been known for its ceramics and earthenware, which are trademarks of the region. There is much to see and do in this city. Quimper tourism Quimper, the cultural capital of Brittany, has a lot to offer. People come here not only for the culture, but also for the annual festival of ...

09
May
2022

Taiwan : Discover the Beautiful Island differently

a century, Kinmen was a battleground between Taiwan and the mainland. The military administration of Kinmen was lifted in 1992, marking the island's tourism debut. In recent years, government conservation efforts and greater environmental awareness among islanders have helped Kinmen's bird popul ...

23
June
2022

The Platypus: the amazing boat that scans the Mediterranean

thanks to air compressors integrated into the boat. This French invention developed over the past ten years in Nantes is intended to be marketed to tourism professionals or environmental specialists for coastal bottom observation. A multifunctional boat Thanks to its singularity, the Plat ...

05
July
2022

Mountain in summer : discover the Val d'Escreins

be noted that the Basse Rua refuge is only open during the summer season. This site, which depends on the commune of Vars, is set up for mountain tourism in summer, with a large parking lot accessible by car, a free shuttle in summer and even barbecue areas! Although it gives the feeling of b ...

13
July
2022