Today’s Crossword: The best spa centres in the world are now recognised by Unesco!; Sanya Nayeem; Gulf News
Sanya Nayeem discovers the allure of spa towns that were once the hub of good health and wellbeing…
September in Europe often means it’s harvest time, especially for wine growers. Many festivals celebrate this occasion in several countries.
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.
Beyond Paris: France Has New UNESCO Sites To Put On Your Must-Visit List; Primrose Monteiro DSouza; Femina
The spa city of Vichy and Nice on the Med are on the UNESCO list…
8 obscure UNESCO World Heritage Sites to add to your must-see bucket list…
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.
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.
After Cordouan’s lighthouse and Vichy last Saturday, Unesco has added the French Mediterranean city of Nice to its world heritage list.
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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.
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.
Versailles Estate Fast Entrance Ticket Options with Audio Guide provided by Palace of Versailles; TripAdvisor
One of the most radical shake-ups of Champagne’s viticulture is being discussed, Caroline Henry can exclusively reveal.