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La Rochelle Jazz Festival

La Rochelle (17 Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle Aquitaine) celebrates its maritime heritage in the autumn with a ….

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Cap d’Agde wine festival

The coastal town of Cap d’Agde (34 Herault, Occitanie) holds an annual wine festival (Vinocap) ….

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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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Whelk Festival at Pirou, Normandy

A Normandie Whelk Festival (Foire aux Bulots) takes place in the small coastal village of ….

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Aix-les-Bains

In April the town of Aix-les-Bains (73 Savoie, ARA) holds its Venice Carnival (Parade Venetienne) ….

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Brouage Fort – Charentes

The Fort of Brouage (La place forte de Brouage) was originally constructed by a local ….

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Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde

The Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde (La basilique Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde) is in Marseille (13 Bouches-du-Rhône, PACA)

Suspended ….

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Ouistreham Seafood Festival

Ouistreham (14 Calvados, Normandie) is known to many as the port of arrival/departure for Brittany ….

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Port-en-Bessin Scallop Festival

The Normandy port of Port-en-Bessin-Huppain (14 Calvados, Normandie) holds its Scallop Festival (Le Gout du ….

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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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Transat Jacques Vabre 2017 : Le Havre

A major transatlantic yacht race starts in Le Havre (76 Seine-Maritime, Normandie) 5 November 2017 ….

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Royan – Music Festival on the beach!

20 – 26 July 2019 The Atlantic resort of Royan (17 Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle ….

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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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Kite and Wind Festival

Just south of la Rochelle the resort of Châtelaillon-Plage (17 Charente-Maritime, Nouvelle Aquitaine) on the ….

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Dunkerque and Gravelines

Dunkerque is becoming a popular destination for cross-channel travellers with the regular ferry service from ….

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Douarnenez Maritime Festival

In the far west of Brittany the attractive port of Douarnenez (29 Finistere, Bretagne) hosts ….

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Capbreton Festival of the Sea

Sea Festival at Capbreton in the Landes ….

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Worth a detour – St Valery-sur-Somme

Situated just an hour south of the Channel port of Calais , St Valery-sur-Somme (80 ….

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Villefranche-sur-Mer’s Naval Battle of the Flowers

Those folks on the French Riveria really know how to make us northern Europeans envious ….

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