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Latest update : 2018-03-02

Life along the riverbanks of France's Sioule Valley

The Sioule Valley in central France is a tiny pocket of land to the north of the Massif Central uplands. It's criss-crossed by a river which runs for 150 kilometres. Off the beaten track, the valley is the perfect location for fishing, otter watching and canoeing. FRANCE 24 takes you to discover it and to meet some of the locals.

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2018-09-14 You are here

From Biscarrosse to Biarritz: A journey along France's Atlantic coast

FRANCE 24 takes you on a journey along France's southern Atlantic coast, from Biscarrosse to Biarritz. We travel along 140 kilometres of forest, sand dunes and beaches to meet...

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2018-09-07 You are here

The Gulf of Bonifacio: Corsica's island paradise

France's largest nature reserve is located in southern Corsica. The Bouches de Bonifacio reserve is home to a wide variety of Mediterranean marine life and has to be protected...

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2018-08-31 You are here

The locks and barges of France's Canal du Midi

Built in the 17th century and located in southern France, the Canal du Midi is one of Europe's oldest canals still in operation and a UNESCO World Heritage site. For a long time,...

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2018-06-22 You are here

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 You are here

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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