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Louis XIV's message for the British royal baby

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Latest update : 2017-12-12

France's Cathar region: Relics of the Middle Ages in the Pyrenees

In the Middle Ages, Catharism - a Christian sect accused of heresy – thrived in the heart of the French Pyrenees. Its indelible imprint can still be seen today: perched on a rock some 1,200 metres high sits Montségur castle, where the Cathars lived until they were massacred on the orders of the Pope. A few kilometres away, in the village of Talairan, locals are battling to save the area’s Cathar heritage, including the little chapel of Notre Dame de L’Aire. FRANCE 24 takes you to discover it.

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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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