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What to visit in Cap Corse

What to visit in Cap Corse

What to visit in Cap Corse The peninsula of Cap Corse is located northeast of the Island of Beauty, and covers an area of 40 kilometres. It is bordered by the mountains of Serra, which altitude reaches almost 1,400 meters and which have eight peaks exceeding 1,000 meters. Its coastline is split and the small beaches of Cap Corse are nestled in coves that one can see from the ledge where the views are unforgettable. The one nicknamed the island within the island or the finger of Corsica is a special place, marked by small ...

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Châtelaillon-Plage: one of the most beautiful beaches

Châtelaillon-Plage: one of the most beautiful beaches

Châtelaillon-Plage : one of the most beautiful beaches in the vicinity of La Rochelle Châtelaillon-Plage is a seaside resort located in the department of Charente-Maritime, in the center of the Atlantic coast and is part of the « New Aquitaine » region. It is a small town that combines the retro charm of a « Belle Epoque » style and a great modernity. The large beach of Châtelaillon Châtelaillon-Beach was built in the late 19th century, north of the village « Les Boucholeurs ». It was born from the period of the « Baths ...

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Fouras : an ideal location to discover the islands of Charente-Maritime

Fouras : an ideal location to discover the islands of Charente-Maritime

Fouras : an ideal location to discover the islands of Charente-Maritime Small seaside village located in Charente-Maritime, Fouras enjoys a privileged location on the French Atlantic coast, between La Rochelle and Royan in front of the beautiful island of Aix ! Map of Fouras with the three main cities of Charente-Maritime Very family, the city belongs to the territories of « Rochefort Ocean, the country of Fort-Boyard ». Fortified and surrounded by moats several centuries ago to prevent the passage of the enemy through ...

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Corsica: how to choose your destination?

Corsica: how to choose your destination?

Corsica : East or West Coast The west coast of Corsica Ajaccio : an authentic harbor The gulf of Ajaccio is a superb body of water in beautiful turquoise blue. Translucent, we can see fish, especially at the coves where boaters like to stop for a few hours. The mountains covered with vegetation contrast with Meditarranean Sea and white sand.  The beach of Saint-François is a few steps away from the city center of Ajaccio. The citadel of Ajaccio is comfortably installed on the beach. We can enjoy the latter since the ...

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La Baule and neighbouring resorts

La Baule and neighbouring resorts

La Baule and neighbouring resorts From the Brittany beaches to the coast of the Loire-Atlantique, here is where you can find the “Côte Sauvage”, a true natural wonder composed of peaks, cliffs, secret coves and legendary caves. Map of the “Côte sauvage” in Loire-Atlantique and the neighbouring resorts of ”La Baule” It includes the resort of Pouliguen with its vibrant port. Located near the salt marshes, the resort whose name means “little white hole” in reference to the salt trade that is widely practiced here since the ...

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Ile de Noirmoutier: a wide range of beaches

Ile de Noirmoutier: a wide range of beaches

Ile de Noirmoutier: a wide range of beaches Located in the department of Vendee and connected to the mainland by a bridge, the island of Noirmoutier is a small paradise which offers its tourists untamed and natural landscapes. The beaches of Noirmoutier are totally different from the other beaches in the Vendée, they are more authentic beaches with character, like the beaches of Yeu. The Sableaux: a wide beach at low tide along the forest of La Chaize Nicknamed "the island of mimosas", we discover, according to the ...

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Villefranche sur Mer : a bay protected by Cap Ferrat

Villefranche sur Mer : a bay protected by Cap Ferrat

Villefranche : a bay protected by Cap Ferrat Between Nice and Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat is Villefranche-sur-Mer, a small medieval town that has hosted many artists including Aldous Huxley and Jean Cocteau. From the Rue Obscure and its arcades to the Saint-Elme citadel built in 1554 to defend the bay, the city is full of riches that enchant thousands of visitors every year. This is, in our opinion, one of the most beautiful bays of the Riviera which is discovered coming from Nice via the coast road. The old town, the port and ...

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Bastia: point of entry into Cap Corse

Bastia: point of entry into Cap Corse

Bastia: point of entry into Cap Corse The Cap Corse peninsula is the land of sailors, and a very different world. 40 km long, it is located at the north end of the Ile de Beauté (surname of Corsica), and bordered by the Serra Mountains, with tops at nearly 1400m sometimes. These areas attract many tourists who are curious to discover this rugged coastline, the smaller beaches nestling in the coves and especially the unforgettable views from the ledge. "The Island in the island" is another world where mountain villages surrounded by ...

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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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