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Cannes: the chic of the French Riviera

Cannes: the chic of the French Riviera

Cannes: the chic of the French Riviera Mentionning Cannes is to imagine a red carpet to the famous Palais des Festivals, enjoy the beauty of the French Riviera, strolling along the Croisette or enjoy the sandy beaches. Cannes: between cinema and Culture With its small flowered streets and its picturesque charm, Cannes is an essential step on the French Riviera. Situated between Monaco and Saint-Tropez, protected by the Esterel, it offers many beaches and an uncommon elegance that captivates thousands of tourists each ...

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Trégastel, near Perros-Guirec and many beaches

Trégastel, near Perros-Guirec and many beaches

Trégastel, near Perros-Guirec and many beaches At the heart of the Pink Granite coast, lies the small town of Trégastel, placed on the coastal strip of Tregor. This region of Brittany in the department of Côtes d'Armor, inhabited since the Neanderthal by hunters and by the Celts, is full of forgotten treasures such as flint tools, funerary urns and many megaliths, menhirs and dolmens. In Trégastel, the most famous one is probably the one of Kerguntuil and the menhirs of Kérédol and Trémarch. You will also find two covered walkways, ...

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Beautiful beaches of the Côte d’Emeraude in Brittany in France

Beautiful beaches of the Côte d’Emeraude in Brittany in France

Beautiful beaches of the Côte d’Emeraude in Brittany in France North of Brittany, on the border with Normandy and the Bay of Mont Saint Michel, stretches the famous “Côte d’Emeraude” with its blue green waters reminiscent of a gemstone. Straddling the departments of Ille et Vilaine and Côtes d'Armor, there are several popular resorts such as Dinard and St Malo. Nearby, a few lesser known resorts are worth a visit. That’s where you will find the most beautiful beaches of the Côte d’Emeraude. The Côtes d'Armor and the Côte ...

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Dinard : a seaside history that begins in 19th century

Dinard : a seaside history that begins in 19th century

Dinard : a seaside history that begins in 19th century A stay in Dinard, this is a journey into the past. From its beautiful villas of the 1900s to its vast beaches, from the spectacle of the tides to the unforgettable views, this Breton seaside resort is one of the most beautiful destinations. Despite its proximity to Saint-Malo, the atmosphere is totally different. Dinard is more welcoming. A house on the seafront in Dinard (Ecluse Beach) Dinard is known for the beauty of its architecture. Taking advantage of the ...

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Holiday in Ajaccio : tour of the city, the bay, the beaches and the Sanguinaires islands

Holiday in Ajaccio : tour of the city, the bay, the beaches and the Sanguinaires islands

Holiday in Ajaccio : tour of the city, the bay, the beaches and the Sanguinaires islands When you see some pictures of the Corsican beaches, difficult to believe that such landscapes can be French and, what’s more, that they are just a few hours from Marseille or Nice! This is commonly called the “Island of Beauty”. It has more than 1,000 km of coastline and the beaches have nothing to be envious of the world other resorts as they are heavenly! Among the places not to be missed during a stay in Corsica, Ajaccio and the Sanguinaires ...

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Discover Saint Martin de Ré on the Ile de Ré

Discover Saint Martin de Ré on the Ile de Ré

Discover Saint Martin de Ré on the Ile de Ré in France The small capital of the Ile de Re, Saint-Martin-de-Ré, is a haven of peace with pretty bourgeois houses and a medieval past that tourists never tire of discovering. The port of St Martin de Ré, is the heart of the capital Places to see in St Martin de Ré You can enter the city of St Martin via the door of the Campani From the doors Thoiras and Campani to the Citadel and its walls, the town has a very floral pleasant centre. You can wander its streets ...

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Anglet : The most northern resort of Pays Basque near the Landes

Anglet : The most northern resort of Pays Basque near the Landes

Anglet : The most northern resort of Pays Basque near the Landes Located at the extreme north of the “Pays Basque”, a few kilometres from the festive Bayonne and boasting a coastline of almost 5 kilometres, Anglet is a resort that is both quiet and authentic. Anglet view from the sea with its long sandy beaches The small town is more extensive than you might think. It offers a variety of stunning landscapes, long sandy beaches, forests, lovely walks along the ocean and also the restaurants of the Chambre d'Amour, Anglet ...

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Argelès-sur-Mer : beautiful beaches and many campsites

Argelès-sur-Mer : beautiful beaches and many campsites

Argelès-sur-Mer : beautiful beaches and many campsites Situated in the Pyrénées-Orientales, Argelès-sur-Mer is a seaside resort close to Perpignan and Collioure, family orientated and known for its stunning scenery. It is built in the heart of an exceptional environment, at the foot of the Alberes and the gateway to the Côte Vermeille, a view that does not disappoint the thousands of holidaymakers who have made it the first European city for camping. From the Spanish border to the banks of Tech, from its hectares of forest to ...

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Berck sur Mer : entry point in Nord Pas de Calais in France

Berck sur Mer : entry point in Nord Pas de Calais in France

Berck sur Mer : entry point in Nord Pas de Calais in France The town of Berck-sur-Mer in the Pas de Calais at the border of the Somme is known for the therapeutic properties of its extremely salty air. The Story of Berck is closely linked to many hospitals that were built in the late nineteenth century to treat in particular bone tuberculosis and other bone diseases. The first hospital, made of wood, dated from 1861. Over time, it became a maritime hospital. The story continues today. The first thing that strikes the visitor is that ...

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Saint Malo: the corsair city on the Brittany coast

Saint Malo: the corsair city on the Brittany coast

Les Sables d'Olonne: between Vendée Globe and seaside tourism On the Brittany coast, the Côte d’Emeraude has several jewels one of which is a major destination, Saint-Malo. This seaside resort of Ille et Vilaine opens on to the English Channel close to the Normandy. This historic port is one of the most popular tourist resorts of the region; tourists flock to see the spectacular high tides, its boat races or simply enjoy its exceptional landscapes. The Old town of St Malo, view from the sea Saint-Malo is one of the ...

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