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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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Les Sables d'Olonne: between Vendée Globe and seaside tourism

Les Sables d'Olonne: between Vendée Globe and seaside tourism

Les Sables d'Olonne: between Vendée Globe and seaside tourism It is in the Vendee where you will find the seaside resort of Les Sables d'Olonne. Located just 40 km from La Roche-sur-Yon, this popular destination attracts visitors all year round with its scenery and history. The Grande Plage of Sables d'Olonne that extends to Chateau d'Olonne Founded in the thirteenth century by a nobleman, it has preserved many relics that have survived the centuries and styles. The port with docks - Les Sables ...

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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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Discover Deauville and Trouville in Normandy

Discover Deauville and Trouville in Normandy

Discover Deauville and Trouville in Normandy Emblematic of Normandy, extravagant and chic, Deauville attracts and fascinates thousands of tourists every year. Here you can stroll on the boardwalk, and start hunting for American stars at the Festival, or go to the Casino and soak up the atmosphere of this jewel of the Côte Fleurie! Deauville: the up-market seaside resort of the Côte Fleurie Deauville attracts the beautiful people, born from the imagination of the Duke of Morny, Napoleon's half-brother, who drained the marshes ...

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France: Bangor and Locmaria, Belle-Ile’s Wild Side

France: Bangor and Locmaria, Belle-Ile’s Wild Side

France: Bangor and Locmaria, Belle-Ile’s Wild Side Bangor and Locmaria (on Belle Ile en Mer Island) are characterised by their rolling hills and plentiful moors, which weave through the untouched central plateau. Bangor is the only commune on the island whose entire coast faces what was once called the “Wild Sea”. This is, to a lesser degree, the same for the commune of Locmaria, further to the east of the island. Formerly farmland, Belle-Ile’s Wild Coast went through an economic slump before tourism succeeded where agriculture ...

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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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The beautiful coves of

The beautiful coves of "cote sauvage" on Ile d’Yeu in France

The beautiful coves of "cote sauvage" on Ile d’Yeu in France The “Ile d'Yeu” is one of the Atlantic islands near the French coast. Located about twenty kilometers off Saint Jean de Monts and Saint Gilles Croix de Vie (north of Les Sables d'Olonne),the island offers a completely different landscape than that of the mainland. There are vast sandy beaches on the eastern coast that compares with Vendée beaches but also small idyllic coves on the “Côte Sauvage”. To break the monotony of the large expanses of sand, you have to go to the ...

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Saint-Florent: starting point for discovering Corsica

Saint-Florent: starting point for discovering Corsica

Saint-Florent: starting point for discovering Corsica Saint-Florent, a city nestled in the heart of preserved nature bordered by the Mediterranean, is one of the most popular seaside resorts in Haute-Corse. The Gulf is one of the most beautiful in the island and the Nebbio region is probably one of the most interesting, with many opportunities for vacationers lining up to go there every year. What to see in St Florent One is immediately captivated by the serenity emanating from Saint-Florent. Moreover, artists have been ...

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