Historic town on the Opal Coast

Boulogne-sur-Mer is much more than just France’s largest fishing port. A charming medieval walled town, an exceptional marine park and beautiful beaches make it a destination well worth a weekend away.
Boulogne/Mer. Belfry © T. Joly      
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Domaine des Ormesl © Peter Allen/Kura Agency
 Unusual lodgings
In the trees, in a lighthouse, in a yurt or a tepee,…. For a few years there’ve been more and more a[...]

Arbois © Denis Margaux/Triangle d'Or Jurassien
 Arbois, France’s oldest AOC
Although limited to 2 000 ha, the Jura vineyard produces a large diversity of wines and some of them[...]
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Cévennes © T. Joly
 Following in Stevenson’s footsteps
At the end of the 19th century Scottish writer R.L Stevenson went to discover the Cévennes. On the o[...]

Chevreuse © T. Joly
 Countryside getaway in Ile-de-France
Some thirty kilometres south of Paris, Chevreuse is a charming village overlooked by a powerful medi[...]
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