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The Jura region’s treasured ‘Salt Road’

For almost a millennium, it was called the “white gold” for its ability to conserve food. Salt is a treasure of the Jura region in eastern France. In the town of Salins-les-Bains, salt factories are held in the same esteem as cathedrals. Today, Jurassien salt is used to melt ice on wintery roads as well as to make caramel in the little town of Morteau.

Just across the border, in Switzerland, Yverdon-les-Bains is a spa resort that thrives on its salty heritage, allowing locals and visitors to benefit from waters that are rich in sulphur, fluorine and magnesium.

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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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2018-05-18 FRANCE 24

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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