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Ascros : 5 good reasons to visit this village in the Alpes-Maritimes

1- To enjoy the landscape Ascros is a small commune in the Alpes-Maritimes perched on a rocky peak in the Estéron valley. Since 2012, the village is part of the 47 communes of the Préalpes d'Azur Regional Nature Park The village, located at an altitude of 1150 m, was built on high ground for d ...

30
Aug
2022

Tourism in France: the 5 favorite villages of the French for a weekend getaway

1- Rocamadour With 9620 queries on Google, the medieval city of Rocamadour tops the list of favorite villages for French people to go away for the weekend. A high place of pilgrimage, Rocamadour overlooks the Dordogne valley. It offers breathtaking views of this valley, as well as picturesque st ...

30
Mar
2022

Lacoste : a charming village in the Luberon

ntury castle later belonged to the not so famous fashion designer Pierre Cardin! Today, this large castle, which is partly in ruins, dominates the village with its irregular silhouette. Visitors usually admire it from afar, as its surroundings are not completely secure. But, during the summer ...

06
July
2022

Vaujany: 5 good reasons to choose this village resort

Odalys groups have set up establishments here. Anxious to preserve its mountain soul, this destination cultivates the authenticity and spirit of a village resort. 2- Top-notch equipment In Vaujany, authenticity is not incompatible with facilities worthy of the largest resorts. The latest ...

22
Dec
2021

Visit Santa's village

his reindeer. However, children wishing to meet him can visit him any day of the year near Rovaniemi, on the Arctic Circle. That's where Santa's village is located. Santa's village The Finnish city of Rovaniemi, located 10 km south of the Arctic Circle, is the capital of Finnish Lapland. B ...

26
Oct
2007

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

rism professionals, including Club Med, are offering all-inclusive holidays in France in the Alps and in particular in the Tarentaise valley. 2- The village of Valmorel At the entrance to the Tarentaise Valley, the picturesque village of Valmorel is a prime destination for a summer mountain geta ...

26
May
2021

Normandy: 5 destinations in the footsteps of the Impressionists

onet's grave, as the founder of Impressionism is buried in Giverny, in the Cemetery near the church. 2- Les Andelys A few miles from Giverny, the village of Les Andelys is another place that inspired the Impressionist painters, and in particular Paul Signac. It was here that Paul Signac spent ...

16
Sep
2021

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

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

superb panorama If you are passing through the Allier, in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes, on the side of Saint-Pourçain, Vichy or Gannat, make a detour to the village of Charroux. This village perched at an altitude of 413 m overlooks the Sioule valley and offers a magnificent view. This panorama on the ...

27
July
2022

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

Trip to England: 10 places to visit in Cornwall

d by Walking Cornwall (@walkingcornwall) In addition to walking in the footsteps of King Arthur and his companions, you can take a trip to the village of Tintagel, a tourist stop rich in souvenir stores, cafes and other businesses. 2- Newquay, the surfing capital If you're more into surfi ...

23
June
2022

Trentemoult : an old fishing village near Nantes

A village full of colors Just take the Navibus from the Nantes ferry terminal and make the 5-minute crossing to disembark at Trentemoult, a picturesque old fishing village. This neighborhood, now part of the commune of Rezé, is known for its many colorful façades that line the left bank of the ...

28
Feb
2022

1000th of seconds: the festival of sports photography in Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire

o festival They are two photographers from Anjou, Eddy Lemaistre and Josselin Clair, who had the idea to create the 1000th of seconds festival in the village of Saint-Mathurin-sur-Loire. Indeed, until now, there was no festival exclusively dedicated to this particular branch of photojournalism th ...

03
June
2022

Anglesey: 5 good reasons to visit this island in Wales

identity and its natural environment. The first good reason to visit Anglesey is to enjoy the tranquility and beauty of this island dotted with small villages and grand landscapes. From the tiny village of Penmon you'll have a view of Puffin Island, which was once home to many puffins. Now classi ...

09
Sep
2022

Les étoiles de Mougins: an international gastronomy festival

s de Mougins has become a reference in the world of gastronomy. All culinary trends, from molecular cuisine to local cuisine, meet in Mougins. This village in the Alpes Maritimes welcomes every year starred chefs from all over the world and is transformed for a few days into a place dedicated to ...

26
Aug
2010

Unusual tourism: 5 haunted places in France

which wanders the ruins of the fortress on the nights of the full moon in search of its master. Copyright: Lucie Laroche 2- The fairy-tale village of Relans The village of Relans in the Jura is surrounded by many legends. It is said to be home to a headless white horse who is the guar ...

20
Oct
2021

The Mont Saint Michel : a jewel between sky and sea

ngerous without an experienced guide. History of the site A sanctuary in honor of the archangel St. Michael was built on the mountain from 709. The village, established at the same period, developed in the shadow of a medieval abbey, which is today the architectural jewel of the Mont Saint-Michel. ...

23
Apr
2007

The Mougins Christmas market: fun for the whole family

s, in the Alpes Maritimes, offers you to celebrate Christmas before Christmas thanks to free animations for the whole family. This year again, the village has thought of everything to please the children: face painting, ice rink, carousel, inflatable structures, culinary workshops, horse-drawn ca ...

14
Dec
2012

Stroll around the Thau Lagoon: five towns to visit

r pockets, before continuing on your way to Poussan on the D2, then to Bouzigues/Mèze on the D613 (RN 113). Bouzigues Bouzigues is a charming fishing 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 tour ...

12
Feb
2013

5 things to do in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

s-Maries-de-la-Mer the abrivado festival with more than a thousand horses and bulls. On this occasion, horses and bulls will tread the beaches of the village to offer an exceptional parade. To note: the abrivado is a Camargue tradition that means 'arrival' in Provencal. Approximately 1,500 hor ...

07
Nov
2018