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What are the most expensive seaside resorts in France this summer?

Sextant market research team has carried out a study to find out the most expensive holiday destinations this year by analysing the average price of hotel rooms.

In the ranking of the 20 most expensive resorts

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Changes in the French mapping system: from 22 to 13 regions

On Wednesday 23rd July 2014, the French government voted in favour of a bill to reduce the number of regions down to 13. The proposal was surprisingly adopted by MPs with a score of 261 votes against 205.
Currently there are 22 regions in France but from January 2015 there will be 13 regions. 7 mergers are expected and 6 regions will remain unchanged.

What are the expected mergers?

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Discover the Châteaux de la Loire in the moonlight

This summer, there is nothing better than discover the Loire Valley’s historical heritage under the stars. The traditional French province of Touraine is best known for its Renaissance châteaux and its rich historical background.

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Un voyage à Nantes (A Journey to Nantes)

Thanks to a €26.2 million budget, “Un Voyage à Nantes” (A Journey to Nantes) is an annual summer event with the aim of promoting culture in Nantes. This year, you can enjoy this wonderful event in the city from 27th July to 31st August.

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Summer time: Let’s go to a French Festival

From June to September all over France, open air festivals take place, replacing the crowded concert halls of winter. Let’s explore some of the best festivals to attend across the channel. They are excellent opportunities to spend time with your friends and family in France.

Summer time: Let’s go to a French Festival

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French summer sales: Bargain time is here!

Today, at 8 am, the summer sales have started in France. All French girls have been waiting for the opening of shops this Wednesday 25th of June to rush into all clothing shops and to be the first to buy their favourite trousers, top or accessories that they already chose one week ago.

French summer sales: Bargain time is here!

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Father’s Day: Still haven’t bought Dad a present?

Next Sunday, in the UK as well as in France, we celebrate the Father’s Day. For a long time, it used to be celebrated on the 19th of March, on the Joseph’s day, as a reference of the Christ’s father. The Father’s Day without any religious connotation has been created in the USA in 1912. It has been fixed on the 3rd Sunday of June.

Father's Day: Still haven't bought Dad a present?

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Whose dreams will come true?

The opening ceremony of the 20th edition of the World Cup will take place in a few hours. The beautiful spirit of Brazilian carnivals is known all over the world; we can all expect unforgettable memories.

Whose dreams will come true?

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Good weather, good atmosphere and good sounds for the Fete de La Musique!

On the 21st of June, the Fete de la Musique will be organised all over the French territory like every year. The specificity of this date is that it is the largest day of the year in the northern hemisphere and of course, the summer day! Good weather, good atmosphere and good music are expected, once again, for the 33e edition of this event.

Good weather, good atmosphere and good sounds for the Fete de La Musique!

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Lights, Action, Camera! 67th edition of the Cannes Film Festival

The 67th edition of the glamorous and world-famous Cannes Film Festival began last Wednesday and will run until next Sunday, 25th of May.

Lights, Action, Camera! 67th edition of the Cannes Film Festival

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