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Life on the canals of northern France

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From young apprentices to accomplished craftsmen, from farmers to Michelin-starred chefs... We meet the people who keep French heritage alive. Saturday at 7.20 am. Or you can catch it online from Friday.

Latest update : 2017-06-30

The good life in paradise: France's Glenan archipelago

It's a little piece of paradise, just twenty kilometres off the French coast of Brittany. Famous for its unique way of life, the Glenan archipelago lies dotted amid the crystal clear waters. The largest of these ten enchanting islands are Saint Nicolas, Penfret and the Loch.

Take a break and join FRANCE 24 as we take you to a place so stunning it has to be seen to be believed.

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2018-04-19 France

Life on the canals of northern France

Freedom, fresh air, beautiful scenery by the canal... More than just a job, working on a barge is a way of life. On the canals between Dunkirk and the Belgian border, Gino and...

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2018-04-12 France

The beautiful baroque churches of France's Savoie region

Nearly 100 baroque churches can be found in the villages of France's eastern Savoie region. During the 17th century, Baroque art went hand in hand with the renewal of the...

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2018-04-05 France

From caves to mountains: France's stunning Vercors nature reserve

Located between the Alps and the Rhone Valley, France's Vercors mountain range is recognisable by its thick lawyer of limestone. Underground, some 3,500 caves are spread...

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2018-03-30 France

The treasures of France's Gironde estuary

The entrance to France's Gironde estuary, on the Atlantic coast, makes you feel as though you've arrived at the world's end. For 400 years, the giant stone-structured Cordouan...

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2018-03-22 France

Discovering France's Mediterranean shipwrecks

FRANCE 24 takes you to the French Mediterranean for a voyage with a difference: an underwater cruise. Many shipwrecks can be found on the seabed, from Corsica to the French...

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