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Saint Gilles Croix de vie : large sandy beaches and a lively sea front

Saint Gilles Croix de vie : large sandy beaches and a lively sea front

Saint Gilles Croix de vie : large sandy beaches and a lively sea front It is on the Coast of Lumière in Vendee that lies the seaside resort of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie. Located 70 km from Nantes, it welcomes many holidaymakers each year who discover the vast sandy beaches, picturesque little markets where you can enjoy the fresh sardines, local specialty, which even has its brotherhood, and many activities. Sea front of St Gilles Croix de Vie – area of Remblai It is the result of combining two villages, ...

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Veules-les-Roses: an Albâtre coast village in Normandy

Veules-les-Roses: an Albâtre coast village in Normandy

Veules-les-Roses: an Albâtre coast village in Normandy The seaside resort of Veules-les-Roses has the peculiarity of being traversed by the smallest river of France, the Veules, about 1 200 meters long, which ends in the sea in Veules-les-Roses. It is a small village in Haute-Normandie, twenty kilometres southwest of Dieppe. The place is very famous and popular, and it is advisable to park your car in the large car park at the entrance of the town. From there, a small path leads down to the sea where you will find the beach and the ...

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Albâtre Coast: our Top 10 beaches with some hidden surprises

Albâtre Coast: our Top 10 beaches with some hidden surprises

Albâtre Coast: our Top 10 beaches with some hidden surprises In Normandy, the Albâtre Coast is one of the most beautiful coasts of France. The tall white chalk cliffs hiding some of the most beautiful beaches. We propose to discover the 10 most beautiful beaches following our visit to Normandy. 1- Antifer – Le Tilleul Beach Tilleul Beach is our favourite on the Albâtre Coast. It brings together different ingredients: an access that is unusual, a preserved environment with its chalk cliffs. 2- Vasterival – Sainte ...

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Cap d'Agde: the liveliest resort of the Herault region with beautiful beaches in France

Cap d'Agde: the liveliest resort of the Herault region with beautiful beaches in France

Cap d'Agde: the liveliest resort of the Herault region with beautiful beaches Must see resort of the Herault region, Cap d'Agde is a city built more than 2500 years ago with a strong history. It is one of the most visited seaside resorts of the Mediterranean. Moreover, the beaches of Cap d'Agde offer a large variety of coves, very rare on this stretch of coastline. The beach in the Mole district in Cap d'Agde It is hard to be bored in such a city! A dozen districts and as many different atmospheres share the territory, ...

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Royan, a popular seaside resort between the Gironde estuary and the Atlantic Ocean

Royan, a popular seaside resort between the Gironde estuary and the Atlantic Ocean

Royan, a popular seaside resort between the Gironde estuary and the Atlantic Ocean On the “Côte de Beauté”, in Charente-Maritime, the seaside resort of Royan is very popular with water sports enthusiasts and for its beautiful beaches. It offers many opportunities that will appeal to all visitors! Royan: Belle Epoque style and a modernist style The city has a rather surprising architecture, modernist, of which Notre Dame is a typical example! Made of plain concrete and inaugurated in 1958, it will surprise you with its ...

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Pays Basque resorts and TOP 5 beaches in Pyrénées Atlantiques

Pays Basque resorts and TOP 5 beaches in Pyrénées Atlantiques

Pays Basque resorts and TOP 5 beaches in Pyrénées Atlantiques The Pyrénées-Atlantiques department is a key destination for tourism in France. Its beaches and seaside towns are in the Pays Basque, which is not only famous for its architecture and its gastronomy but also for the beauty of its landscape that attracts thousands of tourists every year. Guéthary, Anglet, Biarritz, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Hendaye, Ciboure and Bidart follow one another along the coast and each has different qualities. Map of Pyrénées Atlantiques ...

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Where to go on holiday on the island of Oléron ?

Where to go on holiday on the island of Oléron ?

Where to go on holiday on the island of Oléron ? 30 kilometres long and 12 kilometres wide, beaches, marshes and forests, here is what Oleron Island consists of, the jewel of the Charente-Maritime, which attracts many visitors. You reach the island via a free bridge of more than 3 kilometres. Once there, activities abound. The walks in the white, grey and wooded dunes, are a real pleasure without forgetting the beautiful beaches of the Atlantic. Map of the beaches on Oléron island You can also opt for a little ...

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Saint-Raphaël: a seaside destination at the foot of the Estérel

Saint-Raphaël: a seaside destination at the foot of the Estérel

Saint-Raphaël in the Var : a seaside destination at the foot of the Estérel A famous resort of the Var, located at the foot of the Massif de l'Esterel, Saint-Raphael seems to have everything to attract visitors! Thirty beaches (counting the beaches of Agay), areas with diverse and beautiful monuments, the city is full of treasures just waiting to be discovered. Things to see in St Raphaël View of the centre of St Raphaël from the beach This city of the French Riviera has remained typical and authentic. Every day, in ...

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Discover Six Fours les Plages in France

Discover Six Fours les Plages in France

Discover Six Fours les Plages in the Var The charming seaside resort of Six-Fours-les-Plages in the Var department offers stunning panoramic views and many activities for the thousands of tourists who chose to stay here every year. View of Embiez Island from the Gaou island The points of interests of Six Fours The port of Brusc in Six-Fours, the starting point for the islands of Embiez A must-see, the Fort of the town, built in the nineteenth century and which is to 210 meters above sea level. From the ...

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La Seyne sur Mer and Saint-Mandrier peninsula

La Seyne sur Mer and Saint-Mandrier peninsula

La Seyne sur Mer and Saint-Mandrier peninsula Surrounded by Six-Fours-les-Plages, Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer and Toulon, La Seyne-sur-Mer is a sought-after resort on the French Riviera, charming. Backed by the wooded area of Cap Sicié, it has many fortifications which served to protect the harbour of Toulon, including the forts of Eguillette and Balaguier. A panoramic view of La Seyne and Saint Mandrier In the foreground, Fort Eguillette and on the left, Toulon Discover the architecture of the city while strolling ...

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