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The pine cone line: A train ride through rural Provence

It's an almost-forgotten 100-year-old train line, which cuts through the dry landscapes of Provence and connects small stone villages with dramatic cliffs. The so-called Pine Cone Train cuts its winding path from the Alps to the sea, taking in some of France's most breathtaking architecture and heritage along the way. FRANCE 24 takes you to discover it.

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2018-05-18 France

France's Camargue region, a land of marshes, bulls and horses

FRANCE 24 takes you to discover the Camargue region in southern France. We meet Pierre, who breeds horses; and André, who looks after bulls. These two farmers invite us to share...

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2018-05-11 France

On the Saint Jacques de Compostelle pilgrimage route to Spain

Running deep through the Pyrenees, the Arles way forms one stretch of the Saint Jacques de Compostelle or Camino de Santiago, an ancient pilgrimage route from France to Galicia...

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2018-05-04 France

The Gulf of Morbihan, Brittany's beautiful bay

Located in France's western Brittany region, the Gulf of Morbihan is one of the world's most beautiful bays. It contains a cluster of 42 islands, most of them private. On some,...

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2018-04-26 aerospace

Toulouse: Welcome to 'Airbusville'!

The southern city of Toulouse's long romance with the aviation industry began back in 1918, when France's famed airborne postal service airlines, Aéropostal, set up its...

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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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