Guides to Vosges Massif

The Vosges or are a range of low mountains in eastern France, near its border with Germany. Together with the Palatine Forest to the north on the German side of the border, they form a single geomorphological unit and low mountain range of around 8,000 km² (3,100 sq mi) in area

Tahiti-French Polynesia

Quick facts Tahiti is the largest island in French Polynesia, the South Pacific archipelago. Shaped like a figure-8, it’s divided into Tahiti Nui (the larger, western section) and Tahiti Iti (the eastern peninsula). With black-sand beaches, lagoons, waterfalls and 2 extinct volcanoes, it’s a popular vacation destination. Explored by Captain James Cook in the 18th …

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Delicacies to try in Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon

Quick facts Saint Pierre and Miquelon is a French archipelago south of the Canadian island of Newfoundland. Sparsely populated Miquelon-­Langlade island contains the Grand Barachois lagoon, home to seabirds and seals. The busier Saint Pierre island has a distinct French atmosphere, with a cathedral and the Musée Heritage, which celebrates regional history. An island nearby, …

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Guides to Saint-Martin

Saint Martin is part of the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean Sea. It comprises 2 separate countries, divided between its northern French side, called Saint-Martin, and its southern Dutch side, Sint Maarten. The island is home to busy resort beaches and secluded coves. It’s also known for fusion cuisine, vibrant nightlife and duty-free shops selling …

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Guides to Saint Barthelemy

Quick facts Saint Barthelemy, a French-speaking Caribbean island commonly known as St. Barts, is known for its white-sand beaches and designer shops. The capital, Gustavia, encircling a yacht-filled harbor, has high-end restaurants and historical attractions like the Wall House, whose exhibits highlight the island’s Swedish colonial era. Perched above town is 17th-century Fort Karl, looking …

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Dimitri Payet is awarded the title of Honorary Ambassador for Reunion Island!

Considered as one of the revelations of the Euro 2016, Dimitri Payet joined the circle of honorary ambassadors for Reunion Island. On Saturday 23rd July, the president of Reunion Island Tourism Board (IRT), Stéphane Fouassin awarded the honorary title to Dimitri Payet at a press conference held at the Akoya Hôtel & Spa.  Native of Saint-Philippe, Dimitri …

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Guides to Pyrenees

The Pyrenees mountain range separates the Iberian Peninsula from the rest of Europe, stretching more than 430km between Spain and France and rising higher than 3,400m in elevation. Hiking trails traverse the entire length of the range and national parks offer shorter trails, while dozens of ski resorts can be found on both sides of …

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