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Latest update : 2017-04-03

France's Auvergne: Spas, a volcano and mountain springs

The central French region of Auvergne is shaped by its waterways, with its history told by its famed thermal baths. In Saint Nectaire, a spa town with a glorious past. Meanwhile, at the summit of the Puy de Dôme volcano, scientists study the water as it arrives from the sky, in a specially constructed weather station. Water is also a source of delight for hikers, who discover mountain springs. FRANCE 24 takes you on a tour of this unforgettable region.

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2018-02-16 France

The Élysée palace, France's presidential powerhouse

Amid the bustling streets of Paris sits one very important building: 55, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, better known as the Élysée palace. It's been home to French presidents...

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2018-02-08 France

Breeding the best: Normandy's racehorses

FRANCE 24 takes you to meet two brothers-in-law from France's Normandy region who are passionate about all things equestrian. Paul and Josselin have been breeding racehorses for...

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2018-01-25 France

France's Jura mountains, a winter wonderland

FRANCE 24 takes you to discover the Haut Jura regional park in eastern France. The region is a paradise for skiers and winter sports fans. Animal lovers are not forgotten either,...

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2018-01-26 France

The Via Domitia, France's southern highway in Roman times

The Via Domitia is a 600-kilometre-long route running through the south of France, linking the Pyrenees to the Alps. This masterpiece of engineering was built by the Romans some...

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2018-01-18 France

The bookworms of France's National Library

France's National Library in Paris is a haven for both readers and researchers, who silently flick through its 14 million books. FRANCE 24 takes you behind the scenes to meet the...

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