One of Monet’s favourite places

In 1889, the Creuse valley played host to foremost Impressionist painter Claude Monet who was charmed by its rugged landscapes. This area also inspired many 19th and 20th centuries landscapists who gave birth to an art movemen[...]
Creuse valley © ADRT23 / J.Damase      

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 Southern wines to discover
Covering a large area, the “Vin de Pays de Méditerranée” PGI allows winemakers to make a wide range [...]

Casino-theatre © T.Joly
 Vichy, imperial spa resort
In the province of Auvergne, Vichy offers a wide range of high quality hydrotherapy treatments in a [...]

Saint Francis and Bernardine church © T. Joly
 Vilnius, a city with a rich heritage
Famous for its baroque monuments and lovely churches, Vilnius boasts one of the largest surviving &#[...]

Crécy-la-Chapelle © T. Joly
 The valley of the painters
At the turn of the 20th century the lovely and peaceful Grand Morin valley proved especially attract[...]