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Royal Saltworks

In 1982, the Royal Saltworks (Saline Royale) at Arc-et-Senans (25 Doubs, BCF) was included ….

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New Lascaux Cave replica to open

On 15 December 2016, French President François Hollande will open a new replica of the ….

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New Côtes-du-Rhône wine Festival at Avignon

A Côtes-du-Rhône wine Festival is held in Avignon on 15 November 2018: Millévin marking the ….

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Le Corbusier architecture

The Site Le Corbusier (Le Corbusier architecture) is an international site of Modern Architecture at ….

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New Bordeaux wine centre – La Cité du Vin

A new and dramatic venture is to open in Bordeaux (33 Gironde, ALPC) on 1 ….

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The Top places to visit in France

French TV Channel France 2 has published a list of the Top places to visit ….

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Historic Arras , Capital of the Artois

Arras (62 Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais) in one of those places which many of us speed past ….

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Mont Saint Michel becomes an island again.

Building work at Le Mont St Michel (50 Manche, Normandie) has been completed and President ….

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Wine and Eels at Gruissan

The coastal town of Gruissan (11 Aude, Occitanie) is near Narbonne and is part of ….

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Champagne and Burgundy listed

Champagne’s historic vineyards and wine cellars and the vineyards of Burgundy have been ….

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Replica cave of spectacular prehistoric art opens

A replica of the Grotte de Chauvet (Chauvet Cave) in the Ardèche will be opened ….

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Raymond Blanc Besancon

Frenchman Raymond Blanc (by now an almost Englishman) write in the Guardian (14 March 2015) ….

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Mont Saint Michel: an Island once more

The Normandy Tourist Board has published some stunning video of the magical Mont Saint Michel: ….

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Fontevrault Abbey – hotel and history

The quite exceptional Fontevrault Abbey (49 Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire) is not just the ….

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Top attractions in France

EU citizens under the age of 26 get free entry into most of France’s national ….

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Bordeaux – European Destination 2015

The city of Bordeaux has been voted European Best Destination 2015.

Combined with its UNESCO ….

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Chartres Cathedral restoration

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The Guardian (20 December 2014) reports on a controversial restoration of ….

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Mende, Lozere

Mende, (48 Lozère, Occitanie) does not often get a mention being somewhat off the main ….

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Nancy and Eastern France

Nancy (54 Meurthe-et-Moselle, Grand Est) is the star attraction in Eastern France with its ….

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Loire boat festival

Every year Le Thoureil (49 Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire) holds an annual Loire boat ….

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