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The island of Saint Helena, a top destination for Napoleon buffs

It's an island so remote that it takes a five-day boat ride from South Africa's Cape Town just to get there. But the voyage to Saint Helena is definitely worth it. This largely unspoilt British territory is home to barely 4,000 people. While some have never lived anywhere else, others come here to work for just a year or two. Once home to Napoleon Bonaparte, Saint Helena is also a favourite destination for tourists wishing to discover history. FRANCE 24 takes you to check it out.

>> On France.com: On Saint Helena, Emperor Napoleon is still waiting for his fans

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2018-06-22 FRANCE 24

France's Pelagos sanctuary, a haven for whales and dolphins

It's a stretch of the Mediterranean, almost as big as Portugal, where humans and marine life co-exist underwater. The Pelagos sanctuary, off the southern coast of France, is...

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2018-06-18 FRANCE 24

France's Basque country, where singing is sacred

In France’s south-western Basque country, singing is sacred. In almost every household, respect for this tradition is passed down from generation to generation. The elders set...

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2018-06-08 FRANCE 24

Conquering France's Mont Ventoux

Standing over 1,900 metres tall, the Mont Ventoux looms large over France’s southern Provence region. From the local pastry chefs who name their cakes after it, to the monks who...

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2018-06-04 FRANCE 24

France's Loire Valley: Castles fit for a king

It's a majestic stretch of river that's home to the biggest concentration of castles in the world. It's hard not to be amazed by the Renaissance treasures of France's Loire...

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2018-05-25 FRANCE 24

Sugar and spice: The flavours of the French Caribbean

FRANCE 24 takes you to Guadeloupe in the French Caribbean to taste some local cuisine! At the market, Madame Excellent shows us exotic fruit. We then meet Clara at the harbour....

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