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Latest update : 2017-12-29

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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2018-04-19 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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