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Oradour-sur-Glane, France: The Martyrs’ Village

Oradour-sur-Glane, France: The Martyrs’ Village As you enter the French village of Oradour-sur-Glane, the sign says, simply, “Souviens-toi.” Remember. I assure you that you will not forget your visit to this remarkable town. Located about 15 miles west of Limoges, in the central west of France, Oradour-sur-Glane has been forever immortalized for one fateful day …

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Ferry Port Towns in France

Sponsored post 5 Ferry Port Towns In France Perfect For Short Breaks From UK Slowly but surely, more travelers than ever before are beginning to explore ‘alternative’ French town and cities, outside the usual tourist staples. France is an incredibly large, diverse and rewarding country for visitors, though as is often the case, some of …

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France Tourist Information

Introduction to France France is a country of diverse cultures, breathtaking landscapes, and tantalizing cuisines. For many, Paris is all they know of France. While Paris is a city of incredible sights, sounds, food, and drink, the rest of France also has much to offer. Whether it’s the wind-whipped coasts of Brittany, the sun-drenched sandy …

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Lyon, France- A Cultural Treasure Trove

  Lyon (often spelled “Lyons” by Anglophones) and its suburbs form the largest metropolitan area in France after Paris. Located in the Rhone-Alpes region, Lyon is known for its contributions to the world of art and gastronomy. Moreover, Lyon is where Auguste and Louis Lumiere, the fathers of cinema, attended school (at La Martiniere, Lyon’s …

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France’s Southern Alps Snow Train

France’s Southern Alps Snow Train Touristic trains are a great way to discover non-mainstream France.  During the ski season, they take you to relatively lesser-known ski destinations—which means shorter lines at the ski lift. Every week-end from mid-January to mid-March the Train des Neiges, Alpes-Sud proposes to take skiers to 24 different resorts.  The train …

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