Sports and Leisure

Cannes is awarded the City of Surfing label

Sports and Leisure

The city of Cannes in the Alpes-Maritimes is better known for its film festival than for its water sports spots. And yet, surfing enthusiasts sometimes enjoy beautiful breakers on the spot of Long Beach. After cities such as Hossegor and Biarritz, the Côte d'Azur city is the first Mediterranean destination to receive the City of Surfing.

04
July
2022

Astronomy: the Gaia satellite revolutionizes our vision of the Milky Way

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The Gaia mission is one of the most important scientific missions of the European Space Agency since 2013. The data collected by the satellite of the same name are shattering our view of the Milky Way and should greatly contribute to our knowledge of the universe.

30
June
2022

Lux Salina: a sound and light show in Arc-et-Senans

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This summer, the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is organizing a night show entitled Lux Salina. From July 21 to August 15, 2022, several performances will be given in this prestigious setting and the public will be able to experience a spectacular immersion in a world of images, sounds and lights projected on the facades of the monument.

30
June
2022

The lights of freedom: a free night show in Bayeux

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Since 2010, the city of Bayeux attracts thousands of visitors every summer with these night shows 'Rendezvous at the Cathedral'. In 2022, the city is back to its illuminations with a show projected on the cathedral on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, from July 12 to 27, 2022

21
June
2022

The Tour de France: presentation and history

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The Tour de France, known simply as 'the Tour' or 'the Big Loop', is the most prestigious of cycling events. This cycling competition by stages, created in 1903 by Henri Desgrange, takes place every year in July and attracts some 15 million spectators to the roadside, for a great free and popular show.

21
June
2022

Mustard shortage: how to replace this ingredient in cooking?

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Due to the war in Ukraine and a poor harvest last year in Canada, the world's largest producer, some supermarkets in France no longer have Dijon mustard on the shelves. If you love adding this condiment to the edge of your plate and to your dishes, you may be wondering how to go about it without it. Here are 5 simple tips for replacing mustard in the kitchen.

16
June
2022

The Routo : a GR to walk in the footsteps of the shepherds

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A new hiking itinerary that crosses Provence to Italy, the Routo follows the route of the transhumance paths. This new GR69 is inspired by a route that shepherds have taken since the 13th century. Even today, hikers can cross paths with their herds on this path.

08
June
2022

The D-Day Festival celebrates D-Day in Normandy

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On June 6th 1944, the Allies landed on the beaches of Normandy. Every year at the beginning of June, the D-Day Festival commemorates in a festive way the most gigantic military operation in history.

23
May
2022

Les Voiles d'Antibes: a gathering of mythical boats

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At the opening of the Mediterranean season, some sixty of the world's most beautiful sailboats will once again meet in Antibes for Les Voiles d'Antibes! This gathering, which takes place every year in June, is a spectacle not to be missed!

17
May
2022

Les Lueurs du Temps: candlelight illuminations in Provins

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During the summer evenings Les Lueurs du Temps, the medieval city of Provins is illuminated by candlelight. This nocturnal event is an opportunity to rediscover the streets, squares and monuments by candlelight: a pure moment of enchantment!

11
May
2022
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