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Glorious beaches, lagoons, medieval cities, bustling seaside towns and vineyards as far as the eye can see… Dominic Bliss visits...
It is a race like no other in history. Four intrepid teams of sailors commanding state-of-the-art trimarans have set out...
The natural beauty of Étretat has long attracted artists such as Claude Monet and Gustave Courbet, whose paintings entice even more visitors to this special...
This classy city combines Old World charm and contemporary chic.
In Muscadet’s backyard, why not try Pays Nantais’s ‘other’ wines, from the Coteaux d'Ancenis
Beautiful beaches, fresh seafood, outdoor activities and charming places to stay, the seaside resort of Saint Jean de Monts in Vendée has it all.
Saint-Nazaire is often overlooked and nearly always underestimated. Yet it has a warrior’s heart and bears its battle scars with pride.
France’s first giraffe set hoof on French soil in 1826 and remained a hugely popular attraction in Paris until her death in 1845. France’s first giraffe set hoof on French soil in 1826 and remained a hugely popular attraction in Paris until her death in 1845. Lara Dunn finds out more about the tall tale of Zarafa the giraffe.
Between Nantes and La Rochelle, the department stands out thanks to its accessibility, diversity of landscapes, economic dynamism, and many leisure activities.
The great 19th-century French author Victor Hugo adored Bordeaux and said the city combined the best of the wealthy Parisian suburb Versailles — renowned for its opulent palace – and stylish Antwerp in neighbouring Belgium.