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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

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

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

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

Getaria in the Spanish Basque Country: 5 must-sees

iety which dates from the 16th century. 4- The port of Getaria Like many coastal towns in the Basque Country, Getaria was once a fishing and whaling village. This town in the Spanish Basque Country can also boast of being the birthplace of Juan Sebastián Elcano, the first navigator to sa ...

10
June
2021

Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: 5 good reasons to visit this village in Normandy

uban week gives you an appointment from 17 to 23 July 2021. 3- To stroll on the port If the commune of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue was elected Favorite Village of the French 2019 during the eponymous show broadcast on France 3, it is undoubtedly also for its picturesque fishing port. This port, nes ...

18
June
2021

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

ng at an altitude of nearly 2000 m, the mountain landscapes become accessible to all, including seniors and families with young children. From the village of Fabrèges, you just need to take the Sagette gondola for a ten-minute ascent. It will take you from 1250 m to 2000 m of altitude while offe ...

08
July
2021

Grandeur Nature : an unusual walk in Varengeville-sur-Mer

Art in the landscape In Varengeville-sur-Mer, there is the English Channel, the white cliffs of the Côte d'Albâtre and a picturesque Norman village nestled in the greenery. But there are also land art installations to discover as part of the festival Grandeur Nature. As the very essence of ...

09
Sep
2021

Féerie de Noël : a shop exclusively dedicated to Christmas decorations

The shop benefits from the passage of thousands of visitors and welcomes between 3,000 and 5,000 curious people every day thanks to the tourist fame of the village of Riquewihr. In order to cope with such a large number of visitors at the end of the year, the owners of the shop have planned a sor ...

24
Nov
2021

Lyon: 5 good reasons to visit the Croix-Rousse

sphere of the neighbourhood Finally, another good reason to visit the Croix-Rousse is to soak up the atmosphere of this popular district that has kept a village spirit. As soon as you get out of the metro, you'll be amazed by the special atmosphere of this neighborhood, which makes you feel like ...

18
Aug
2021

Christmas in Alsace: 5 ideas for an unforgettable stay

backdrop for a wonderful Christmas market, but only on weekends! Other must-see Christmas markets in the area are: - the market of Riquewihr a village with an exceptional heritage - the Kaysersberg market (only open on weekends) which offers Alsatian specialties and beautiful local craf ...

17
Nov
2021