It’s time to discover the French region Languedoc Roussillon and to focus on Uzès and Argelès…
Languedoc Roussillon is bounded to the east by Provence-Alpes-Cote-d’Azur and Rhone-Alpes, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea, to the north by Auvergne, and to the west by Midi-Pyrenees. Situated in the far south of France, Languedoc-Roussillon is able to enjoy almost constant sunshine.The Occitanian, Catalan, Provençal and gypsy cultures live here side by side in harmony and contribute to its diversity.
From the Camargue to the Côte Vermeille
After 4 long years, the famous Route du Rhum race is back in Saint Malo! The 10th edition of the competition will start at 2pm on the 2nd November. The objective: to sail solo from Metropolitan France to the French Caribbean Island of Guadeloupe within the allocated time.
The single-handed sea race will gather nearly 100 men and women ready to depart from Brittany
Ever heard of the architect Le Corbusier? If yes, it’s time to brush-up on your knowledge! If not, never fear, it’s never too late to learn about this leading figure of 20th century French architecture, urbanism and design.
Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris, better known as Le Corbusier
“That’s good luck for you for the whole year!” were my Grandma’s words when I almost broke my teeth biting into a silver coin hidden in her freshly backed Barmbrack on Halloween in Ireland when I was 8. Thankfully my teeth lived to tell the tale and, as far as I can remember, it was a great year.
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The annual not-to-be-missed event will take place in Paris at the Parc des Expositions from 29th October to 2nd November.
For its 20th anniversary in Paris
In March 1838, the celebrated French novelist and playwright Honoré de Balzac stayed in Bastia, Corsica. Today, the character building he stayed in is listed as a Historical Monument and now is the time to seize your chance to own a piece of history! Relive Balzac’s moments in Corsica
Save the date! On 13th of September, thousands of thirsty runners will compete in the 30th edition of the Marathon du Médoc. The 26 mile course runs through prestigious vineyards where competitors will enjoy … red wine stops
This month, two wine and French food feast are planned in Paris. Take the occasion to discover new tastes! Mind the details below:
For 4 whole days, wine and food lovers are invited to the “Sea & Vine & Gastronomy” fair to taste and to chat about great food and alcohols.
Between the 5th and the 8th of September
Interest rates have fallen by 38 basis points from the beginning of the year, for the new-build housing market (2.67 % now compared to 3.08 % in December 2013), the existing housing market (2.69 % now and 3.08 % in December) and also the renovation work market (2.73 % and 3.12 % in December). This is the first time since the late 1940s taht mortgage interest rates have reached (and stayed at) such low levels.
(2.67 % now compared to 3.08 % in December 2013), the existing housing market (2.69 % now and 3.08 % in December) and also the renovation work market (2.73 % and 3.12 % in December).
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