In 1909, businessman Louis Blériot astonished the world by flying across the Channel
France soared into aviation history on July 25, 1909, when Louis Blériot piloted the first aeroplane across the English Channel, accomplishing what...
As well as the famous D-day beaches, there are outdoor adventures, festivals galore and beautiful villages in Normandy.
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The British Normandy Memorial at...
From bike tours to walking routes to sailing along the river, there are many ways to discover Gers.
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Float over Gers in a balloon with Montgolfières de...
The trend for rock-stacking is having unexpected consequences, as Kristin discovers.
My husband and I were strolling along the seafront when we noticed one of those man-made rock sculptures on the beach. A delicate balance...
Our choice of must-see towns, natural wonders and other places of interest.
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Home of 17th-century privateers, the ‘Intra Muros’ district was fully rebuilt after the Second World War; the...
Twelve outstanding experiences not to miss on the Channel Coast
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Guy Hibbert heads off-piste to discover the summertime pleasures of the Annecy Mountains
As long as there is snow, Alpine ski resorts seldom struggle to attract visitors for the sheer joy of the piste and...
Renowned for its natural splendours, the Cévennes is also host to beautiful villages, fascinating museums and more
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Le Train à Vapeur (steam train)
Discover the beautiful landscapes and...