Beaches and salt marshes in Noirmoutier

Situated off the Atlantic coast, the Noirmoutier island is known for the mildness of its climate and was praised by Impressionist painter Auguste Renoir. Shaped by the wind, the sea and man, it is dotted with landscapes of pol[...]
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Terra Botanica © T. Joly
 Plants galore at Terra Botanica
Europe’s first-ever theme park entirely devoted to plants has opened in Anjou. Showcasing flora from[...]

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 Brusset, the winery with five appellations
In Cairanne, the Brusset winery offers a wide range of excellent, finely crafted wines giving the ch[...]

Porto © T. Joly
 The eclectic charm of Porto
Portugal’s second city, Porto is a patchwork of monuments of different styles tucked away in picture[...]

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 Through the land of the Cathars
Running mostly through the Ariège department, the GR 107 hiking path leads to historical places remi[...]