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Clohars-Carnoët: first Breton town to obtain the European City of Sport label

A small town that lives sports in a big way With 4333 inhabitants at the year, Clohars-Carnoët is a small Breton town in South Finistère. But it has a particularity: sports practice occupies a place of choice there, thanks to a rich local associative fabric and to many facilities dedicated to the ...

29
Mar
2022

Getaria in the Spanish Basque Country: 5 must-sees

mouse of Getaria) because of its shape. Another must-see landmark is Church of San Salvador (Salbatore Parroki Eliza), which stands in the medieval town centre. Mostly built in the 15th century, this Gothic church has been listed as a National Monument. Restored several times, it has three na ...

10
June
2021

Christmas in Sanary-sur-Mer: a magical experience

ry this year, unlike last year. On the other hand, the beautifully decorated harbour for Christmas continues to attract thousands of visitors to the town. Wonderful illuminations The illuminated pointus of Sanary-sur-Mer are one of the most beautiful animations to see in the region during the ...

30
Dec
2020

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

region. See this post on Instagram A publication shared by coeuralest (@coeuralest) From the medieval period, when the town was protected by a fortress and ramparts, only the fortifications that surrounded the old castle remain. The Tour Guillaume, which dates from ...

12
Feb
2021

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

1- The beach The town of Cabourg in Calvados has been inseparable from Marcel Proust ever since the author of La Recherche evoked it in his novels by renaming it Balbec... Rest assured, however, that it is not necessary to be a fan of this author and his work to appreciate the charms of this sea ...

04
June
2021

Tourism: 5 good reasons to visit Cassel in the Hauts de France

from Lille. Even better, even if you don't have your driver's license or a vehicle, you can get there by train thanks to the TER that connects the town to Lille. Count 30 minutes of travel time approximately to reach your destination by regional train from Lille. View this post on I ...

20
Apr
2022

Taiwan : Discover the Beautiful Island differently

Founded during the Qing Dynasty, this village was relatively isolated until the discovery of gold during the Japanese occupation in 1893. Many of the town's buildings remain unchanged to this day, reflecting the Japanese influence on the island. During World War II, the town was home to a Japanese P ...

23
June
2022

Tourism Alsace : 5 things to see in Bergheim

1- Flowers galore The commune of Bergheim located between Colmar and Sélestat in Alsace benefits from the label of towns and villages in bloom. It has won four flowers, the highest distinction in this competition. The 4-flower label was awarded to it in 1999 and has always been renewed since th ...

20
July
2022

Locronan in Brittany: 5 things to do on site

1- Visit the church of Saint-Ronan Locronan owes its name to Saint-Ronan, the hermit who founded the town in the 10th century. Today, the commune's church is dedicated to this saint. The church of Saint-Ronan was built in the 15th century by the Dukes of Brittany. This majestic granite building ...

21
Sep
2022

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

Unusual tourism: 5 haunted places in France

ood, it is not rare to cross a very strange bestiary near the ponds of Jura! Copyright: julyscrap69 3- La Fosse Dionne In the center of the town of Tonnerre in Burgundy, the blue waters of la Fosse Dionne have fueled legends since the dawn of time. This sacred spring, once dedicated to ...

20
Oct
2021

Sélestat: 5 things to do there

ree brochure from the Tourist Office and set off in the footsteps of the lion and the giant Sletto! A local legend says that this giant founded the town of Sélestat and gave it its name. As for the lion's paws, they are a nod to the one that adorns the city's coat of arms. This 24-stage tour ...

02
Dec
2021

Christmas markets: 4 European cities famous for their markets

n Europe. Its origins, in fact, date back to the late 15th century. This market takes place every year near the cathedral, in the heart of the old town, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It traditionally begins on the Thursday before the first Sunday of Advent and ends on 1 January. Yo ...

08
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

The Promenade Museum in Digne: a walk for the whole family

terflies won't show up if the weather is rainy. They only fly when the sun is shining. Practical information The Promenade Museum is located in the town of Digne-les-Bains, but a little away from the town center. It can be reached on foot by the Caguerenard path (a marked hiking trail) or by ...

22
Apr
2022

Trip to England: 10 places to visit in Cornwall

View this post on Instagram A publication shared by Newquay (@newquay) 3- St. Ives In another style, St. Ives is a seaside town popular with vacationers for its picturesque beaches. This charming seaside town bathed in light is known as a haven for many artists. Take ti ...

23
June
2022

Charroux in Allier : one of the most beautiful villages in France

magnificent view. This panorama on the Limagne plain to the north and on the Auvergne mountains to the south is one of the many attractions of this town labeled Most Beautiful Village of France since 1987. View this post on Instagram A publication shared by ???????????????? ...

27
July
2022

The Mont Saint Michel : a jewel between sky and sea

picturesque qualities. But it was in the second half of the 20th century that the site became a world-famous place to visit, making the small Norman town one of the top tourist destinations in France. There are up to 20,000 visitors per day during the summer. The desilting project An unsinkable ...

23
Apr
2007

The Old Nice and its history

d into Nicea, then Nice. Nevertheless, the Old City has no historical evidence prior to the year 975. From the 10th century, Nice was a small medieval town that belonged to the County of Provence. In the 12th century, the population, which had settled on the hill defended by fortifications built ...

16
Oct
2008

Porto : places to visit

in the city. Its historical center, called 'Old Porto' or 'Ribeira', has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996. Monuments to visit The old town of Porto or Ribeira is a must-see place. The Torre dos Clérigos (Tower of the Clerics), located in the eponymous street, is the highest tower i ...

30
Mar
2009