Category Archives: France

Become enchanted by everything Toulouse; Stars Insider

Toulouse, a city in the southern French region of Occitanie, is known as La Ville Rose (“The Pink City”) for its terra-cotta rooftops and red-brick churches. Hugging the banks of the Garonne river, Toulouse boasts three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, one of which is the Canal du Midi, a mighty man-made waterway that connects the Atlantic with the Mediterranean. With its collection of splendid museums, an envious culinary tradition, and renown as the largest space center in Europe, Toulouse is an attractive and compelling destination. Click through and find out more about this historic French city.

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Emmanuel Macron’s lavish birthday party in palace sparked fury: ‘Who is king?’; Martina Bet; Daily Express

EMMANUEL MACRON’s decision to celebrate his 40th birthday at a 440-room palace built for a king sparked fury from his political rivals, who accused him of being the “president of the rich”.

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First time in paradise: the best things to do in Réunion Island; Fabienne Fong Yan; Lonely Planet

 

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5 Exciting Train Trips From Paris; Jo-Anne Bowen; TravelAwaits

Bayeux, Mont-Saint-Michel, Giverny, Fontainebleau, Reims, and Moet et Chandon for Champagne: These are the best train trips from Paris.

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Future travel fantasy: Beautiful Bordeaux; Sheryl Nance-Nash; Amsterdam News

Who knows when you’ll be able to safely travel to France?

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The Road Less Travelled: A Modern Pilgrimage in France; Jennifer Ladonne; France Today

Jennifer Ladonne follows in the footsteps of Mary Magdalene, and the millions of pilgrims who followed.

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Four Favourite UNESCO World Heritage Sites in France; France Today

France is rife with protected landscapes and monuments. Here are four of France Today’s favourite UNESCO-listed wonders.

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How To Spend A Day Island Hopping In Paris; Alison Browne; TravelAwaits

Ile de la Cite and Ile Saint-Louis are two of the oldest villages in Paris brimming with treasures to explore, and Ile aux Cygnes, a little further down the river, has a gem of its own. These islands in Paris can be visited in one day or more leisurely over a few days. And as with all things Parisian, they can be returned to over and over and each time bring new, captivating discoveries.

Source: How To Spend A Day Island Hopping In Paris – TravelAwaits

Culture of Arles. Places to visit – old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces; Orange Smile

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A Sunday at one of the oldest Churches in the World; Eddie Ssejjoba; New Vision

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Explore Carcassonne with top author Kate Mosse; Daily Mail; 

On this exclusive tour you will be staying in the heart of Carcassonne, where you will have the chance to discover its atmospheric streets and centuries of dramatic history stretching back to the crusades.

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Interesting Facts about Grotte Chauvet Cave, UNESCO World Heritage Site; Raeesa Sayyad; Time Bulletin

Search engine giant Google celebrates the 26th Anniversary of the Grotte Chauvet Discovery with animated Doodle on December 18, 2020. Chauvet-Pont-d’Arc Cave or Grotte Chauvet-Pont d’Arc is a cave that contains probably the best-saved non-literal cave paintings in the world, as well as other proof of Upper Paleolithic life. It is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Source: Interesting Facts about Grotte Chauvet Cave, UNESCO World Heritage Site – Time Bulletin

Doors Open but Nearly Empty, French Cathedrals Count Cost of Epidemic; Geert de Clercq; Reuters

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8 Amazing Historic Sites To Experience In Reims; Ulrike Lemmin-Woolfrey; TravelAwaits

Reims, less than an hour by train from central Paris, is the capital of the Champagne region of France. Reims is also a superbly historic city dating back to Roman times, where you can see history everywhere you go.

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Destinations on the rise for 2021; National Geographic

25 amazing places to inspire future journeys and remind us why we love to travel.

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10 Spectacular Lagoon Views In New Caledonia To Put On Your Travel List; Emeric Brard; The Carousel

For many travellers, a spectacular view from their hotel is just as important as a sumptuous spa menu, gourmet dining or a swim in the pool bar. Particularly if they’re travelling to somewhere that’s known for its white sand beaches, blue lagoon waters and lush landscapes!

Source: 10 Spectacular Lagoon Views In New Caledonia To Put On Your Travel List

France’s famous monument, Mont-Saint-Michel is cut off from the world; Africa News

In just a few hours the mount, topped by its world-renowned Benedictine abbey was surrounded by water which rose as fast as it receded.

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Palace of Versailles: Skip-the-Line Guided Tour in French; Get Your Guide

Explore the Palace of Versailles with a knowledgable guide and enjoy the beauty and grandeur of Versailles. Discover the magnificent state rooms and personal apartments of the French monarchy.

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Lonely Planet reveals the most unmissable travel experiences in France; Lucy Parford; Complete France

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