One of Monet’s favourite places

In 1889, the Creuse valley played host to foremost Impressionist painter Claude Monet who was charmed by its rugged landscapes. This area also inspired many 19th and 20th centuries landscapists who gave birth to an art movemen[...]
Creuse valley © ADRT23 / J.Damase      
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Hautvillers © T.Joly
 The heart of the Champagne vineyards
Famous Champagne houses, panoramic views of the vineyards, pretty wine-growing villages in the vicin[...]

Landes forest © T.Joly
 Bike ride along the Aquitaine coast
Following the coast from the North of Gironde to the South of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques, the Vélodyss[...]
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Villarceaux © T.Joly
 Villarceaux, the hidden treasure of Vexin
Near Chaussy, in the Val d’Oise department, the Villarceaux domain boasts several castles the archit[...]

Aix-les-Bains, Casino © T.Joly
 A spa resort between lake and mountains
Once a favourite of the European aristocracy, Aix-les-Bains is a charming thermal town offering cure[...]
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