Category: France

Taking nature into account in the World Heritage Management plan of Strasbourg; Cathy Muller; Unesco

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Source: Taking nature into account in the World Heritage Management plan of Strasbourg (France)

Today’s Crossword: The best spa centres in the world are now recognised by Unesco!; Sanya Nayeem; Gulf News

Photo: Christian Parisey

Sanya Nayeem discovers the allure of spa towns that were once the hub of good health and wellbeing…

Source: Today’s Crossword: The best spa centres in the world are now recognised by Unesco!

The French Massane beech forest, a UNESCO world heritage site; France 24

Source: The French Massane beech forest, a UNESCO world heritage site – France 24

7 Fantastic Wine Harvest Festivals To Visit In Europe; Inka Piegsa Quischotte; Travel Awaits

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September in Europe often means it’s harvest time, especially for wine growers. Many festivals celebrate this occasion in several countries.

Source: 7 Fantastic Wine Harvest Festivals To Visit In Europe

Return to Glory: Notre Dame’s Restoration Is On Track; Angus Stocking; Informed Infrastructure

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Interior bracing was installed during the safety phase to stabilize stone arches. Notre Dame de Paris is not the largest Gothic cathedral in the world, or in France. It’s not even the largest cathedral named for “Our Lady” in France; Notre Dame de Amiens, Notre Dame de Chartres and Notre Dame de Reims are all larger and considered (by many) to be finer examples of Gothic architecture.

Source: Return to Glory: Notre Dame’s Restoration Is On Track

Beyond Paris: France Has New UNESCO Sites To Put On Your Must-Visit List; Primrose Monteiro DSouza; Femina

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The spa city of Vichy and Nice on the Med are on the UNESCO list…

Source: Beyond Paris: France Has New UNESCO Sites To Put On Your Must-Visit List 

25 Spectacular Wineries and Vineyards From Around the World; Liz Barrett Foster; Newsweek

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8 Unique World Heritage Sites To Add To Your Bucket List; Dakota Rae Lambert; Travel Off Path

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8 obscure UNESCO World Heritage Sites to add to your must-see bucket list…

Source: 8 Unique World Heritage Sites To Add To Your Bucket List

A nice Unesco world heritage win for ‘Nice the Beautiful’; The Mail & Guardian

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Nice joins France’s more than 40 world heritage sites, which include the banks of the river Seine in Paris, the Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Amiens, the Mont Saint-Michel and stretches of the Loire Valley.

Source: A nice Unesco world heritage win for ‘Nice the Beautiful’ – The Mail & Guardian

How does a UNESCO World Heritage rating affect a tourist destination?; Lilit Marcus; CNN

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France’s Nice listed as UNESCO’s World Heritage site; Serge Haouzi; Xinhua

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City of Nice joins Unesco World Heritage sites; Simon Zwierniak; Monaco Tribune

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Officials hope that the sought-after title will help diversify the region’s tourism. A stunning location nestled between the mountains and the Mediterraean, a state of the art airport, and of course, a century-old architectural and urban heritage.

Source: City of Nice joins Unesco World Heritage sites

These are the new UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Francesca Street; CNN

Photo: Philippe Lopez

Source: These are the new UNESCO World Heritage Sites

French city of Nice wins Unesco world heritage status; RFI

Photo: Valery Hache

After Cordouan’s lighthouse and Vichy last Saturday, Unesco has added the French Mediterranean city of Nice to its world heritage list.

Source: French city of Nice wins Unesco world heritage status

18 days in France, Geneva & Interlaken Itinerary in August; Inspirock

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Source: 18 days in France, Geneva & Interlaken Itinerary in August

Southern French city of Nice earns UNESCO world heritage status; AFP

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The United Nation’s cultural organisation (UNESCO) said on Tuesday that it had added the French Mediterranean city of Nice to its world heritage list.

Source: Southern French city of Nice earns UNESCO world heritage status

Unesco adds France’s Cordouan lighthouse, Vichy to world heritage list; RFI

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Two new French sites were added to the Unesco’s World Heritage List on Saturday 24 July: the Cordouan lighthouse, located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gironde estuary, and the town of Vichy, “Queen of the water cities”. Battered by the wind and swell for 400 years and nicknamed the “king of lighthouses”, France’s Cordouan beacon on Saturday won recognition from Unesco.The lighthouse, which was added to Unesco’s World Heritage List on Saturday, is the last to be inhabited in France and only the second after Spain’s La Coruna to win the plaudit from the world heritage body.

Source: Unesco adds France’s Cordouan lighthouse, Vichy to world heritage list

France’s ‘king of lighthouses’ wins UNESCO heritage listing; AFP

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Versailles Estate Fast Entrance Ticket Options with Audio Guide provided by Palace of Versailles; TripAdvisor

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Source: Tripadvisor | Versailles Estate Fast Entrance Ticket Options with Audio Guide provided by Palace of Versailles | Yvelines

Massive Change Proposed for Champagne; Caroline Henry; Wine-Searcher

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One of the most radical shake-ups of Champagne’s viticulture is being discussed, Caroline Henry can exclusively reveal.

Source: Massive Change Proposed for Champagne | Wine-Searcher News & Features

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