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[...]
Noirmoutier © T.Joly      
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Landes forest © T.Joly
 Bike ride along the Aquitaine coast
Following the coast from the North of Gironde to the South of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques, the Vélodyss[...]

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 Fables and Champagne in Château-Thierry
Hometown of writer Jean de la Fontaine, Château-Thierry boasts two interesting museums and the ruins[...]
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Aix-les-Bains, Casino © T.Joly
 A spa resort between lake and mountains
Once a favourite of the European aristocracy, Aix-les-Bains is a charming thermal town offering cure[...]

Château Grand Branet © T.Joly
 The cradle of Bordeaux wines
South of Bordeaux, vineyards, villages, romanesque churches and medieval castles compose superb scen[...]
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