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Beach holiday at Sanary-sur-Mer in the Var in France

Beach holiday at Sanary-sur-Mer in the Var in France

Beach holiday at Sanary-sur-Mer in the Var in France Sanary-sur-Mer is a seaside town in the Var department, about ten kilometers from Toulon in southern France. Port of Sanary sur Mer The city is famous for its typically small port with its fountains. The best two examples, signed Emile Aldebert, are located on the port side and represent the Marine and the Agriculture. Do not forget to visit the “Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Pitié”, built in 1560. The site offers a beautiful view of the bay of Sanary, the Embiez archipelago ...

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La Rochelle : Capital of Aunis near the main points of interest of Charente Maritime

La Rochelle : Capital of Aunis near the main points of interest of Charente Maritime

La Rochelle : Capital of Aunis near the main points of interest of Charente Maritime Easy living, unspoiled setting and a lively city, La Rochelle is a renowned and welcoming seaside resort that enchants all types of visitors. These two towers guard the entrance of the port of La Rochelle Proud of its history of over 1000 years, this former fishing village in the marshes has been enriched through trade, particularly with England. It still has 4 ports and has the nickname of "museum city" as it is rich in architectural ...

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What to see in the French Pays Basque

What to see in the French Pays Basque

What to see in the Pays Basque (Atlantic Ocean in France) If you have decided to choose the Pays Basque for your next holiday, you will find this beautiful region of the south west between ocean and countryside has a lot to offer. If you are looking for a holiday combining the pleasures of relaxation and activities, you have made the right choice. Along the coast, many seaside resorts facing the Atlantic Ocean are to be discovered! South of the Côte Basque: Hendaye The wide beach of Hendaye with a hard sand ideal for ...

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Quiberon: A seaside destination in the south of Brittany

Quiberon: A seaside destination in the south of Brittany

Quiberon: A seaside destination in the south of Brittany near the Bay of Morbihan Connected to the mainland by a narrow stretch of sand over a few kilometres, the peninsula of Quiberon is a destination appreciated by tourists in Brittany who appreciate its climate and its superb landscapes. Located on a peninsula 40 minutes from Vannes, it is made of contrasts where you can admire both a calm sandy shoreline and a rocky coastline beaten by winds, the beautiful untamed coast, Quiberon is a small territory occupied for millions of ...

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Ploumanac'h in Brittany - Pure Pink granite rocks

Ploumanac'h in Brittany - Pure Pink granite rocks

Ploumanac'h in France - Pure Pink granite rocks In the heart of the Pink Granite Coast, situated between Trégastel and Perros-Guirec, you will find the famous rocks of Ploumanac'h which is one of France’s favourite villages. The group of islands called the “Sept-Îles” can be seen on the horizon, its unique reserve for seabirds and its beaches and walking trails make it a popular destination in high season. Porz Rolland and the Ile aux Moines At the very beginning of the Pink Granite Coast, you will find Porz-Rolland. In ...

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Gavres in the south of Brittany

Gavres in the south of Brittany

Gâvres and its peninsula in the south of Brittany The Morbihan is of remarkable natural beauty. The village of Gâvres is part of these places a little away from it all, where anyone who loves the tranquillity and beauty of the sea can be well satisfied. Sea of Gâvres - an inland sea To reach the village, it is necessary to follow an isthmus for a good ten kilometres. To the north of this strip of land, there is the small sea of Gâvres and to the south, a beautiful beach of fine sand of about ten kilometres, bordered by ...

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In Belle-Île-en-Mer, those who reach Sauzon stay for good

In Belle-Île-en-Mer, those who reach Sauzon stay for good

In Belle-Île-en-Mer, those who reach Sauzon stay for good Second biggest port of Belle Ile en Mer (Brittany, France), Sauzon probably takes its name from the English occupation (SAOZ in Breton). Located at the end of a bay more than one kilometre long, and seven kilometres from the port of Palais, you can take in the atmosphere of a small Breton port, both typical and alive. The activity is due to fishing, sailing and its connection to the mainland. At the northwest tip of the island, Sauzon is divided between the "inner" coast ...

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Port-Louis: a small village in the north of the gulf of Morbihan in France

Port-Louis: a small village in the north of the gulf of Morbihan in France

Port-Louis: a small village in the north of the gulf of Morbihan facing Lorient The Bay of Morbihan is a marvel. All along its coast, there is a succession of small ports and villages that charm the holidaymakers who appreciate the marine atmosphere. Port-Louis is a small historical town close to Lorient, located on a peninsula, it is on the left bank of the Blavet. The citadel of Port-Louis Port Louis is best known for its citadel, built in the 16th century by the Spanish. They understood the strategic interest of the ...

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Lannion Tourist Guide

Lannion Tourist Guide

Lannion Tourist Guide Lannion, located in Northern Brittany, small in size but large in importance thanks to the telecom revolution. Once dominated by its "rival" Tréguier, it has replaced it and become the capital of Tregor. If the city has developed well since the 60s, the Renaissance has left traces of its former influence. The city is quickly visited but leaves you with everlasting memories. At the edge of the Pink Granite Coast, you can make a base from which to discover inland Ploumanac'h, Perros-Guirec and the Sept-Îles, ...

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Bandol : its beaches and its rose wine !

Bandol : its beaches and its rose wine !

Bandol : its beaches and its rose wine ! Formerly composed of small fishermen’s huts, the seaside resort of Bandol in the Var is now a popular destination renowned for its beauty, its landscapes, its beaches and for its vineyards that give a rose coloured wine, the symbol of Provence. Like many of his neighbours, the town enjoys a pleasant climate throughout the year. The port of Bandol The primary interest of Bandol is its coastline. It is one of the oldest resorts on the coast and has eleven beaches (one on Bendor ...

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